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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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Statement from the Leadership of the Philadelphia Presbytery

July 8, 2016 by  
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To the Faithful Saints of Our Presbytery,  We find ourselves in the wake of a surreal news cycle, which has linked Baton Rouge, LA, the suburbs of St. Paul, MN, and Dallas, TX, in our collective consciousness at a visceral level arguably not felt in this nation since Dallas was the focus of the news […]

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Ask your Senators to Bring Sentencing Reform to a Vote!

May 7, 2016 by  
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      Time is Running Out! Ask your Senators to Pass Sentencing Reform Now   Ask your Senators to Bring Sentencing Reform to a Vote! Take Action!   Call and Email to Express your Support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act You have helped turn the tides for sentencing reform. But we’re not there […]

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Black History Month Speaker

January 29, 2016 by  
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The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus and the Presbytery of Philadelphia will host Rev. Dr. Jonathan L. Walton on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3 PM at Oxford Presbyterian Church, 8501 Stenton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150. Click here for details.

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Support Criminal Justice Reform

January 21, 2016 by  
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From the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness Federal criminal justice reform is possible in 2016, but we need your help in making it happen!  In October the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation to reduce harsh mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offences and to protect people in federal prison from sentencing laws that […]

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Call Your Senators to Support Sentencing Reform!

December 6, 2015 by  
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Here is a suggested action from the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness. Please read it and pray about it. Whether you agree or disagree with their suggestion, you should follow your conscience. Our beliefs direct us to protect the dignity and well-being of everyone impacted by the criminal justice system. That commitment extends to people […]

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Presbyterian Action Alert – Syrian Refugees

November 19, 2015 by  
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  November 18, 2015 Support Syrian Refugee Resettlement!   YOUR VOICE IS URGENTLY NEEDED: Tell Congress & Your Governor to WELCOME SYRIAN REFUGEES!   The Stated Clerk of the PCUSA issued a statement today calling for hope over fear.  He states, “We are a world grieving. We mourn the many deaths, not only in Paris, but also […]

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PC(USA) Office of Public Witness Webinar on Gun Violence – October 6 @ 3 PM ET (corrected registration info 10/5/15)

October 3, 2015 by  
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Join Reverend Doctor J Herbert Nelson For a Conversation on Gun Violence What: Webinar on Advocacy and Action to Enact Common Sense Gun Legislation When: Tuesday October 6, 2015 3 PM Eastern Time Where: Register at this link (changed 10/5/15): https://pcusa.webex.com/pcusa/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef795fee3870822c27eda29b08d3117df Join Office of Public Witness Director, Reverend J Herbert Nelson as he discusses gun violence, […]

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