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PC(USA) Webinar on the New Tax Proposal – Wednesday, Nov 1

October 26, 2017 by  
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Special Webinar with the Interfaith Advocacy Community   Learn what’s happening in Congress right now, the details of the budget and tax plans being debated (in language anyone can understand), the threats to critical programs like low income housing and nutrition assistance, job training, education and other essential services, and tricks for effective advocacy from […]

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PC(USA) Office of Public Witness-Stop the Dismantling of Refugee Resettlement

September 20, 2017 by  
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      September 15, 2017 Support Refugee Resettlement:  URGENT: Stop the Dismantling of Refugee Resettlement A Refugee Admissions Goal of Less than 75,000 Is Inexcusable Background: News outlets are reporting that the Trump administration may set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at less than 50,000 – which would already be the […]

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PC(USA) Rev. Ginna Bairby “We reclaim the power of nonviolent love”

September 20, 2017 by  
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Posted by Margaret Boone on 20 September, 2017 We reclaim the power of nonviolent love  Matthew 4:18–22 Submitted by Rev. Ginna Bairby “Follow me,” Jesus says to his disciples, “And I will make you fish for people.” Reflection: It’s not enough for Jesus that Simon Peter and Andrew become his disciples. That’s a fine […]

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PC(USA) Post from Jessica Hawkinson – “We Have Sinned by Participating in Acts of Violence”

September 10, 2017 by  
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We have sinned by participating in acts of violence  Romans 13:8–14 Submitted by Rev. Jessica Hawkinson Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery; You shall not murder; You shall not steal; You shall not covet”; and […]

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PC(USA) Urges Action on the DACA program

September 6, 2017 by  
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URGENT ACTION NEEDED NOW: Tell Congress to Enact the Dream Act of 2017 and Protect Immigrant Youth! President Trump has announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, turning our nation’s back on undocumented immigrant youth who are valued members of our communities. The consequences of repealing DACA are immediate, devastating, […]

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Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) Response to Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017 by  
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  Home › Presbyterians respond to disaster call in Texas following Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey   Presbyterians respond to disaster call in Texas following Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey Disaster Response August 30, 2017 Presbyterian Disaster Assistance volunteers begin damage assessment By Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service                   LOUISVILLE – As parts […]

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OPW Statement on Charlottesville

August 15, 2017 by  
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Statement on Charlottesville  Saturday, August 12, was a horrific, tragic day in the annals of the United States of America. Peaceful protestors were confronted with violence. A young woman lost her life simply for daring to say no to racism. A hate group gathered to spread its toxic message and committed an act of terror. […]

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Voice your Support for the Right of Collective Non-Violent Action against Injustice! (A message from the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness)

August 1, 2017 by  
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  Ask your members of congress to oppose the Israel Anti-Boycott Act! On July 23rd, five interfaith activists, including former Moderator of the General Assembly, Rick Ufford-Chase, were denied permission to enter a passenger jet headed to Israel.    They were part of a delegation of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish human rights advocates traveling to the […]

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Call Congress – from the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness

May 2, 2017 by  
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Urge Congress to Vote No on a Dangerous Healthcare Bill: Join a National Call in Day today! Call 866-426-2631 to make your voice heard. As introduced, the American Health Care Act would profoundly reduce coverage for millions of Americans—including many low-income and disabled individuals who rely on Medicaid—and increase out-of-pocket costs for the sickest and oldest among […]

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Webinar on Expanding the Sanctuary Movement – Wednesday, March 1 @ 3:30PM

February 22, 2017 by  
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The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) stands firmly with undocumented immigrants and their families in opposition to the wave of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in migrant communities and the threats posed by the new Department of Homeland Security memos that pave the way for mass deportation. Click HERE to register for a Webinar on expanding the Sanctuary Movement next Wednesday, March […]

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