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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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Stated Clerk opposes order banning refugees’ entry into U.S.

January 30, 2017 by  
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January 28, 2017, Office of the General Assembly J HERBERT NELSON II Stated Clerk, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) Yesterday President Donald Trump signed an executive order to allegedly protect the nation from terrorists entering the United States. In practice, however, this order serves to further harm those who are the very victims of terrorism, genocide, religious and […]

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PC(USA) Action Alert – Urge the Obama Administration to Take Strong Action on South Sudan!

July 25, 2016 by  
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Urge the Obama Administration to Take Strong Action on South Sudan!   The people of South Sudan are starving, and recent violence has only increased the humanitarian crisis.  The path toward peace is now even more distant on the horizon.  Click here to urge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to take strong action on South Sudan! South […]

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PC(USA) Action Alert – Tell Congress: Reject Increased Military Aid to Israel

July 25, 2016 by  
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ACTION ALERT from the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness Compassion, Peace & Justice Ministries Raising a Prophetic Voice through the Social Justice Policy of Presbyterians since 1946 Tell Congress: Reject Increased Military Aid to Israel Advocates for peaceful solutions need to raise our voices to oppose all increases in military aid to Israel. Additional arms […]

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