Posts Tagged: trick-or-treat for unicef

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF 2014

Halloween costumes have appeared in New York City. However you observe the holiday, consider participating in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF this year. Started by Presbyterians, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is a prime fundraiser for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve… Read more »

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

We are taking part in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. How about you? This program began in Philadelphia in 1950, the idea of Presbyterians Clyde and Mary Emma Allison as a way to respond to the needs of children in the aftermath of World War II.In the sixty years since those orange cartons (decorated milk cartons were… Read more »

A prayer for UNICEF on United Nations Day

Here is a prayer for United Nations Day – October 24. Since that comes just one week before Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, this prayer lifts up UNICEF‘s important work caring for the world’s children. God of the days and months and years of our lives, we give thanks for the community of nations that is embodied… Read more »

United Nations Day – October 24

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has long supported the United Nations and its work. The anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter on October 24, 1945 has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. It has traditionally been marked throughout the world by meetings, discussions and exhibits on the achievements and… Read more »

Trick-or-Treat Congress for UNICEF

Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs (Matthew 19:14).’ In response to Jesus’ concern for children, Presbyterians have Trick-or-Treated to raise funds to support UNICEF and its work for children around the world. I’ve encouraged… Read more »

Thursday night in Queens

“You have the coolest job.” That was one of the closing comments to my time at the First Presbyterian Church in Whitestone. Pastor Andy James had invited me to visit during Lent and share about the Presbyterian Ministry at the…

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Trick or Treat for UNICEF

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, initiated by the Reverend Clyde and Mary Emma Allison of Philadelphia. Download a kit Download a bulletin insert Download a story on Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

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Mary Emma Allison – Presente!

Presbyterian United Nations Ministry Word was received this evening that Mary Emma Allison died today. She and her husband, the Rev. Clyde Allison, helped start Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF sixty years ago. Children around the world are alive this evening due…

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Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF in the Brooklyn area

Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations If you happen to be in Brooklyn this weekend and are looking for a way to help support UNICEF’s work to care for children around the world. Here’s an opportunity: Brooklyn for Peace, which…

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