Posts Tagged: hope

Words save lives

Will you write a letter to save a life? I will. Tonight I signed up to participate in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Global Write-a-thon between December 3 and December 11. This time period includes Human Rights Day. Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world will take part in the Write for Rights… Read more »

Prayers of hope and remembrance

What do people write on Ribbons of Hope for the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001? During the Thursday, August 25, 2011 worship service at the Church Center for the United Nations, participants wrote the following prayers: All of God’s people to rise up heal, help, hope and care. May this time of remembering be… Read more »

A prayer for July 9

God who makes all things new,as this new day dawns,bringing the birth of a new state,we pray out of grave concern,we pray into hope abounding.We pray that justice and well-being will prevailfor all the peoples of Sudan and South Sudan,for all the peoples of South Sudan and Sudan.Bless the peoples.Bless the nations.Guide them in the… Read more »

PC(USA) Middle East Monitoring Group releases Kairos Palestine Study Guide

From the Presbyterian News Service: Fulfilling a portion of its mandate by the 219th General Assembly (2010) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Middle East Monitoring Group (MEMG) has finished its work on a study guide for the Kairos Palestine document. According to the MEMG’s preamble to the study guide, it “is designed for ordinary… Read more »

A prayer of fear and hope for the peoples of Sudan

God of the ages, July 9 draws near and I fear . . . I fear for my brothers and sisters in Sudan. I fear that preparations and plans for the independence of South Sudan have not been carefully made. I fear that the United Nations and the nations and intergovernmental organizations of the world… Read more »

A Jerusalem Prayer – May 29, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011 begins the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel 2011. Here is a prayer for that day from the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem: Isaiah 2:1-5; 11:9 “In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s…

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A blessing

May the blessing of the God of peace and justice be with us; May the blessing of the Son who weeps the tears of the world’s suffering be with us; And may the blessing of the Spirit, who inspires us…

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Hope for Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally

Hope for Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 1:30 PM Washington, DC Register for the Rally Find other ways to support the effort The Hope For Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally objective is to…

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Inspiring and hopeful with more work to come

by Ryan Smith On March 2, 2011, representatives from the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and Presbyterian Women joined Milcah Lalam, a peace building development specialist with RECONCILE in Sudan with expertise in trauma healing, drama as therapy and…

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Advent Devotion – December 19, 2010

Scripture – Psalm 80:1–7, 17–19 Do you ever feel like it is hard to get God’s attention? Or difficult to figure out where God is? It was hard for the people reflected in Psalm 80 as well. Here they are,…

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