Tag Archives: Office of Public Witness

Native American Groups Call Presbyterians to Prayer for Standing Rock Sioux

More than four thousand people have gathered at Camp of the Sacred Stones, three separate prayer camps north of Cannon Ball, North Dakota, near the northern border of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s reservation. The people, known as “Water Protectors,” … Continue reading

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Co-author Mara Sawdy

Our Bodies, Our Faithful Choices

I am a woman of faith. I have grown up in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and have a deep love and appreciation for my denomination. Our church’s involvement in the Religious Coalition on Reproductive Choice is one of many reasons … Continue reading

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Co-author Mara Sawdy

We Shall Not Be Moved: Advocacy in the New Age of Voter Suppression

An Excerpt from the Office of Public Witness’ New Study Guide on Voting Rights and Voter Suppression By Mara Sawdy and Nora Leccese – Read and/or download entire resource here! Introduction At the direction of the General Assembly, we at … Continue reading

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A Response to the Foothills Presbytery from the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy

This post was originally published as part of the Presbyterian Outlook’s coverage of the Foothills overtures at https://pres-outlook.org/2015/11/a-response-to-the-foothills-presbytery-from-the-advisory-committee-on-social-witness-policy-acswp/  Introduction The Presbytery of Foothills sent copies of several of its overtures to the Advisory Committee in June, after developing and circulating these … Continue reading

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