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The Fast that God Has Chosen

Jones Town Baptist Church Lives the Isaiah 58 Ideal Wishing to cater to the whole family and the wider community, Rev. Doreen Wynter and her team at Jones Town Baptist (along with parent congregation Bethel Baptist) decided to think outside

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Become a Food Justice Fellow!

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Food Justice Fellows ~ Class of 2012 Applications Due by April 1, 2012 By Andrew Kang-Bartlett, Presbyterian Hunger Program   The purpose of the Food Justice Fellows program is to connect Presbyterians and others to the agrarian roots of the Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament and to inspire and equip

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Fast for Fair Food at Publix Headquarters

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March 5-10 By Noelle Damico, Presbyterian Hunger Program, partnering with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers   “Is this not the fast that I choose? To loose the bonds of injustice…” cries God through the prophet Isaiah! The Coalition of Immokalee Workers has announced that on Monday, March 5th, fifty farmworkers

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The Campaign for Fair Food

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The Campaign for Fair Food calls upon major food buyers to end poverty and modern slavery in the Florida fields by working in partnership with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a human rights award-winning farmworker organization in Immokalee, FL. The Campaign is supported by religious, human rights, student and

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Fair Trade: Going Beyond Charity

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A Global Marketplace Fair trade goes beyond charity by helping people help themselves By Daniel P. Smith, Presbyterians Today   As Colleen Shannon ventured around the globe on various faith-based trips—to Africa and Central America, in particular—a grim, unrelenting reality gripped her, time and again: the gap between her American

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