Posts Tagged: jesus

A prayer for World Refugee Day

June 20 is World Refugee Day. Learn how Presbyterian Disaster Assistance works with refugees.   Here’s a prayer: God of the journey,We remember that Mary and JosephHad to flee to Egypt,Taking Jesus to safety,Leaving home behind.Remembering, We pray for sisters and brothers Around your worldWho are forced to leave their homes.We pray for brothers and… Read more »

All children of God

On Sunday, March 4, Marsha Landrith, Presbyterian participant in the Commission on the Status of Women, preached at St. James Presbyterian Church in Harlem. The sermon focused on Mark 8:28-38. Jesus and his disciples are on a journey on foot that will eventually land them in Jerusalem for what we know as Palm Sunday. Marsha… Read more »

Who do you say that I am?

The Commission on the Status of Women enters its second week today. The Commission continues to meet and work on its task of making recommendations related to “the empowerment of women living in rural areas and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges” (Presbyterian revised version of the Commission’s theme). Presbyterians… Read more »

A prayer by the Heads of churches in Jerusalem

Prayer by the Heads of churches in Jerusalem (3 persons to pray different sections) For the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Heavenly Father, We give you thanks and praise for your gift to us of your only Son, Jesus…

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Advent Devotion – December 25, 2010

Scripture – Isaiah 52:7–10, Psalm 98, Hebrews 1:1–12, and John 1:1–14 Christmas Day! Behold the wonder of this day—a day of anticipations fulfilled! Rejoice and be glad! A Son is born! The psalmist exclaimed that the Lord will come to…

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Advent Devotion – December 24, 2010

Scripture – Luke 2:1–20 “And on earth peace, goodwill among people.” Luke 2:14 (NIV) As a child this phrase from Luke’s version of the Christmas story was one of my favorites. Each time I heard this ancient text read on…

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New resource on nonviolence at 30th Anniversary Celebration

Authors Sarah Henken and Roger Powers took a moment to autograph their book Resurrection Living: Following the Nonviolent Christ, during the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Peacemaking: The Believers’ Calling sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program during the 219th General Assembly…

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Spirit of the Living God – a prayer for Pentecost

Spirit of the Living God, each year we gather with hopes that our meditations may be pleasing to you. Each year we gather as your children and as your church, feeling the unquenchable fire of your Spirit,ready to be resurrected…

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Salt and light

Salt and light. Those images, drawn from the words of Jesus, were at the heart of the unison Affirmation and Benediction used during the Ecumenical Welcome Reception and Orientation for the election observers held at the Shalom Center of the…

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