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“Selma, Lord, Selma”

From Admiration to Action Five children (4 girls and 1 boy, who departs in the opposite direction halfway down) are walking down steps of the 16th Street Baptist Church. They are discussing typical girlish things. “I got my hair pressed

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Director of Office of Public Witness Meets with United States Embassy Officials in South Sudan

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The Reverend Dr. J. Herbert Nelson returned this past weekend from ten days in South Sudan. While there, he investigated ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness (OPW) can better partner with World Mission to more effectively engage partner churches and organizations, mission co-workers, and other personnel,

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“Selma, Lord, Selma”

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From Admiration to Action Five children (4 girls and 1 boy, who departs in the opposite direction halfway down) are walking down steps of the 16th Street Baptist Church. They are discussing typical girlish things. “I got my hair pressed that morning, and it was wasted when I hit the

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A Local Global Justice Network

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The Presbyterian Hunger Program would like to invite YOU to participate in the beginning conversations of…  WHAT – A Local Global Justice Network WHO – Young Adults and Allies trying to live out their faith WHY – To join and strengthen a global justice movement HOW – Starting with oneself

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Fossil Free PCUSA: Why We Are Called to Divest

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As I write, the Presbyterian Church (USA) finds itself in a strange place, at an important juncture. Even as our denomination has affirmed our call to care for creation, we continue to profit significantly from fossil fuel companies. In November 2012, Cool Planet Working Group, one of the small groups

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Global Perspectives on Landgrabbing: Webinar March 24th

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Join the Presbyterian Hunger Program for a Webinar on March 24! Click here to join! In the last decade, many developing countries have witnessed a huge increase in land deals that have resulted in the forceful eviction of small farmers and Indigenous communities from their lands and livelihoods. Governments, transnational

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Does “right make might” in Syria?

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Applying just peace criteria to President Obama’s call to arms The President has decided to seek Congressional approval for authorization to use force in Syria. This means that the American public has a week to debate the rationale presented for airstrikes against the Assad regime. Since the core of the

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Help Rae Tell Her Story of Sexuality & Faith

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ACTION: Help Rae MySilentHalf publish Confessions of a Lesbian Pastor: Sexuality, Faith, and Acceptance: contribute today! In October, 2012, Unbound joined efforts with Rae, a pas­tor and coun­selor from the Chicago area, who was trying to raise enough money to publish and distribute, as a book, a collection of her

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