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This month’s Justice and Peace Monthly looks at the many ways the Compassion, Peace & Justice ministries of the Presbyterian Mission Agency are engaging in our world and this time, and how you can join in this work.
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Be part of the Presbyterian Voting Campaign

The Compassion, Peace & Justice ministries are joining with colleagues in other ministry areas for a monthlong Presbyterian Voting Campaign to engage, educate, and motivate people to exercise their right to vote, especially those in marginalized communities.

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Food Week of Action is coming

Join the Presbyterian Hunger Program for the Food Week of Action, October 11-18. Download worship and theological resources so you and your community can learn more and get involved.

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Catch up with 16 International Peacemakers in a virtual symposium

The first-ever International Peacemaker Virtual Symposium is providing a rare opportunity to hear from 16 outstanding individuals who had transformative experiences while being hosted in the United States by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program.

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Revs. Denise Anderson, left, and Shanea Leonard, right
Oregon presbytery working through the smoke to respond to wildfires

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is helping Presbyterians in Oregon respond to the wildfires in the Presbytery of the Cascades in central and western Oregon. See the bottom of the story for links to more stories about PDA’s busy September.

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SDOP uses 50th Anniversary funds for COVID grants

The Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People was supposed to celebrate its 50th anniversary in Rochester last month. Instead, it is using money for the event to fund grants to help low-income communities struggling with the fallout from COVID-19.

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UN Ministry engages in virtual General Assembly, says a farewell

UN General Assembly is usually one of the most active times of the year on the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations’ calendar. This year, the event is all virtual, and a swan song for the UN Ministry’s director of more than nine years.

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Black and Presbyterian in America

In the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy’s Unbound, ordination candidate Melva Lowry writes about the experience of being a black woman in the Presbyterian church and the death of Breonna Taylor.

Read the essay →
Learn more about faith-based investing

Visit the Office of Faith-Based Investing and Corporate Engagement’s page to learn more about the Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment and how it implements the General Assembly’s policies on socially responsible investing.

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A call for dignity and respect in politics

“It is our hope that Golden Rule 2020 will enable people of faith around the world to apply tolerance, love and acceptance in our political engagements.” – Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, PC(USA) Office of Public Witness

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Revs. Denise Anderson, left, and Shanea Leonard, right
COVID-19 delayed her disaster ministry. Then a disaster came to her.

After several years of waiting and training, the Rev. Kristin Hutson was ready to work for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s National Response Team. Then, the pandemic hit. Then, a storm.

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Matthew 25 Church
Matthew 25 – A bold vision and invitation

We recognize Christ’s urgent call to be a church of action, where God’s love, justice and mercy shine forth and are contagious. Over 680 churches and mid councils have accepted the Matthew 25 invitation to help our denomination become a more relevant presence in the world by building congregational vitality, dismantling structural racism and eradicating systemic poverty.

You are invited →
 
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