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2011–2012 Horizons Bible Study. Illustrations by Ann Kim

Confessing the Beatitudes

Horizons Bible Study Lesson: Matthew 5:6; Luke 6:21a, 25a; Psalm 107:1–9 By Margaret Aymer   “Greatly Honored Are Those Who Are Famished and Parched for Justice!” is one of nine lessons, excerpted from the Confessing the Beatitudes Bible study, by

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Prayer and Action for the Philippines – What You Can Do

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The following comes to Unbound directly from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA). Our prayers are with you Lord our God, be the provider of your people’s needs according to your riches in glory by Christ Jesus. (from Philippians 4:19) Super Typhoon Haiyan left monumental devastation when it struck the central Philippines


The Fast that God Has Chosen

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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 the box and transform an abandoned housing development lot into


The Table: A Safe Place

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The Table is a community kitchen with a heart to serve the South Side community of Pittsburgh, PA. No ID or check-in is required. Just come as you are. We serve a free, hot meal from 5:30 to 6:30pm every Tuesday and Thursday. Everyone is welcome. Meals are provided by


Take the SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge!

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From November 17-23, leaders and members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) – including Linda Valentine, Gradye Parsons and Neal Presa – will be taking the SNAP Challenge and living for one week on the SNAP/Food Stamps weekly allowance for their respective states. In Kentucky, that means eating no more than

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Land Grab: The Scramble for Africa

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A Presbyterian Hunger Program Article By Agazit Abate, Intern Scholar with the Oakland Institute   The commodification of agriculture, food, and land, spurred in part by the 2008 food and financial crisis, has led to the purchase of enormous portions of land throughout Africa. As corporations, investment firms, and outside governments

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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