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Action Alert from the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness

January 15, 2015 by  
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Take Action: Tell the Senate to Oppose Anti-Immigrant Proposals Today (1/14/15), the House of Representatives approved amendments to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill, H.R. 240, which would be harmful to immigrants already living in the United States, as well as to those seeking protection from harm — including the most vulnerable among us: […]

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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Vote “NO” on Fast Track

November 11, 2014 by  
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From the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public WitnessTAKE ACTION NOW: Please urge your Members of Congress to protect the economy, environment and public health by opposing “Fast Track” legislation.   President Obama and other heads of state are meeting in Asia this month to move forward the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) negotiations.  Millions of people throughout the world […]

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“Biblical Perspectives on the Marriage Debate”

September 27, 2014 by  
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Presbytery of Philadelphia Announcement 26 September 2014 We are proud to welcome Rev. Dr. Jack Haberer, out-going Editor-in-Chief of the Presbyterian Outlook, to lead our second post-General Assembly Presbytery-wide conversation on: “Biblical Perspectives on the Marriage Debate” Join us on Saturday, 10/11 from 9:00 a.m. – noon at The Common Place/New Spirit Presbyterian Church located […]

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POST-GENERAL ASSEMBLY GATHERING IS NEXT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 AT VALLEY FORGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN KING OF PRUSSIA

September 13, 2014 by  
Filed under News & Events, PCUSA

CHILD CARE WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING THE MEETING. Please contact Cassie Paulk for information.

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Action Alert: Support EPA Regulation of Carbon Pollution

September 6, 2014 by  
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  On June 2nd, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the federal Clean Air Act to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide from existing power plants, a step towards modernizing our nation’s power plants while limiting our contribution to global climate change.   We need your help to ensure these rules are implemented and […]

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Advocacy as Discipleship

August 22, 2014 by  
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From the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministries   A CALL FOR MORE THAN JUDICIAL REMEDIES TO THE KILLING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN BOYS AND MEN By the Reverend Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II Director, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness   “In each time and place, there are […]

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Reconciliation for North and South Korea

August 14, 2014 by  
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The most recent PC(USA) Mission Action Alert calls us to support reconciliation for North and South Korea! If you discern that this is the will of God, please read on and respond. Click here to contact the President today! The Presbyterian Church U.S.A. calls on all its members to urge the Obama Administration to transform […]

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Presbytery Update on GA Issues

August 6, 2014 by  
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The Presbytery of Philadelphia is hosting a post-GA forum to discuss the General Assembly decisions and recommendations.     All leaders, members and friends are invited to: A Presbytery-Wide post 221st General Assembly presentation and conversation. WHEN: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm LOCATION: Valley Forge Presbyterian Church 191 Towne Center Road […]

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Support for Immigrants Through Presbyterian Disaster Relief

August 3, 2014 by  
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Our prayers are with you “When a foreigner lives with you in your land, don’t take advantage of him. Treat the foreigner the same as a native. Love him like one of your own.” —Leviticus 19:33–34 (The Message) Recent months have seen a flood of Central American unaccompanied children and mothers with children, primarily from Honduras, Guatemala, […]

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Proposed change to minimum wage law

July 25, 2014 by  
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The following was issued today (7/25) by the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness. Some people will support it and some will oppose it. Please let your congressman/woman know how you feel. Urge Your Representatives to Pass the Fair Minimum Wage Act   Many U.S. workers have come to rely on and expect an annual wage […]

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