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The Peace-Positive Spirit of Christ

Peace-positive, or peace-negative? The choice makes all the difference. I recently asked one of our Mid-Kentucky Presbytery pastors if she felt that the congregation with which she served was peace-positive, or peace-negative. To be fair, I didn’t define those terms. At first, the pastor vociferously answered yes, and seemed a little concerned that I might… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Building a Neighborhood Together

Hope Renewed After a Weekend of Violence I’m sure you haven’t forgotten that weekend in August 2016 when racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, sent shockwaves of fear and grief across our country. Like us and many other Americans, Presbyterian pastor Jon Brown was distraught to the point of numbness.  But on the following Monday… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Houston Church Chooses Welcome

Guest post by Kate Burkart, Chair of the Peacemaking and Social Justice Committee at St. Philip Presbyterian Church When the Peacemaking and Social Justice Committee of St. Philip Presbyterian Church in Houston, TX, gathered at its first meeting of 2017, committee members sought to discern what focus of its work to concentrate on in the coming… Read more »

Come See Us at the Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women!

The 2018 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women begins tomorrow, August 2nd, in Louisville, KY, marking the celebration’s 30th anniversary. The Special Offerings and Presbyterian Giving Catalog team will be celebrating, too, sharing the work of the whole church with Presbyterian women from all over the United States in the exhibit hall at the Galt House…. Read more »

2018 Summer Commitment Giving Catalog

This summer, the Presbyterian Giving Catalog is inviting you to make a life-changing difference for people in need with practical gifts of water, agriculture, and livestock. For each month this summer, we encourage you to pick one or more items from the 2018 Summer Commitment Giving Catalog, such as chickens, goats, or a pair of… Read more »

Find us at the 223rd General Assembly

Meet us in St. Louis The 223rd General Assembly (GA) kicks off this weekend in St. Louis, MO, and we are looking forward to spending the next week with thousands of other Presbyterians as we come together to witness for truth and justice in our communities and the world. In the midst of this action-packed… Read more »