Posts Tagged: presbytery of west virginia

Clean water from Clifton Presbyterian Church

Clifton Presbyterian Church in Maxwelton, WV Helps with the UNICEF Tap Project by Larry Davis When the Presbytery of West Virginia held a seminar at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, they learned about the UNICEF Tap Project. Earlier this year, the presbytery invited congregations to participate in this effort to provide clean water… Read more »

Ribbons proclaim hope at Church Center for United Nations

On October 12, four nine-foot tall tapestries appeared in Tillman Chapel at the Church Center for the United Nations. Thousands of ribbons decorated each tapestry. Each ribbon carried a message of hope, remembrance, and healing. To mark the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, Prepare New York created the Ribbons of Hope project. They report… Read more »

A picture tells of our seminar ministries

Photo by Nellie Howard. This is one of my favorite recent pictures. It combines two important events that recently took place at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. It was taken during the seminar for the Presbyery of West Virginia and shows Ann Patterson of First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, WV. In the background… 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 »

Almost Heaven visits the Big Apple

The James A. Farley Post Office Building here in New York bears the insciption, “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” For an intrepid group from the Presbytery of West Virginia, not even the aftermath of Hurricane Irene could keep them… Read more »

Cities Are Not Targets

  D.J. Tephabock of the Presbytery of West Virginia signs the Cities Are Not Targets petition during a tour of the United Nations. The United Nations has worked to eliminate nuclear weapons since it came into existence. One of the exhibits on the tour of the UN building focuses on this aspect of the UN’s… Read more »

Give thanks for Art Gish

I give thanks for the life and witness of long-time peacemaker Art Gish. I pray that God will comfort Peggy and all who grieve at Art’s death. I had the privilege of meeting Art and Peggy several years ago when…

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