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Five Risks Presbyterians Must Take for Peace

Five RisksFive Risks Presbyterians Must Take for Peace: Renewing the Commitment to Peacemaking in the PC(USA)

By Christian Iosso

Sermon Excerpt on Charlottesville

By Rev. Roger Scott Powers.

August 13, 2017

Sermon on Charlottesville by Rev. Christine Caton

August 13, 2017 sermon in response to the violence in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017

No Guns in God's House Brochure

Printer instructions: print both sides, flip on short side of paper. 

PC(USA) Sanctuary Discernment Guide

This is a congregational resource to help churches discern their role in the Sanctuary movement. The guide gives background on Sanctuary, provides theological grounding for involvement in the movement in a way that is based in solidarity instead of charity, and key discernment questions for congregations to find a starting place in the work. There is special emphasis in the resource on the many ways churches can be involved in Sanctuary in addition to/ beyond providing physical hospitality to someone facing deportation. 14 pages.

Peace Seeking Action Cycle

A one-page document showing the peace-seeking action cycle.

Download PDF here.

Resistance Seminar: Mission as a Move to the Margins

One-hour video of a conversation between Aric Clark and Linda Eastwood about decolonizing mission work.

Hymns for Standing Rock

Two hymns for congregrations wanting to support the Standing Rock Water Protectors. Copyright Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.

O God of Life, Your Waters Flow

We Were Born Out of the Waters

Hymn for Refugees: "A New Father, Awestruck"

A new father, awe-struck; a mother so mild;
A stable; a manger; a dear, newborn child—
God, as we imagine that family so blessed,
We sometimes forget they were poor and oppressed.

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