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  • Presbyterians Call for Armenian Genocide Recognition and Commemmoration

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 3:09 am

    2015 Marks the 100th Anniversary April 24, 2014 Jinishian Memorial Program Cara Taylor April 24, 2014 On this day 99 years ago, the Ottoman Empire began the massacre of 1.5 million Christian Armenians and expelled one million more from their historic homeland (now Turkey). It was World War I, and the crimes proceeded unabated by other global powers. Consequently, Adolf Hitler once asked, "Who, today, remembers the Armenians?"

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  • Statement from the Moderator about the GA221 Middle East Issues Committee

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 8:57 pm

    April 23, 2014 Office of the General Assembly Toya Richards Jackson Associate for Communications Louisville The Reverend Neal Presa, Moderator of the 220th General Assembly (2012) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), affirmed his moderator and vice moderator choices for the 14 committees of the 221st General Assembly, emphasizing a nonpartisan, objective selection process.

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  • Educate a child, save the world

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 5:08 pm

    PMA launches initiative to educate 1 million kids by 2020 April 23, 2014 Presbyterian News Service Jerry L. Van Marter LOUISVILLE Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) members today (April 23) heard more about  a stirring new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) initiative to provide quality education to 1 million children worldwide by the year 2020. 

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  • A new Noah

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm

    A new Noah Congregation plans celebration of its environmental efforts April 23, 2014 Crosslake (Minn.) Presbyterian Church —Duane Sweep Presbyterian News Service Duane Sweep Special to Presbyterian News Service CROSSLAKE, Minn. Caring for the earth is important business at Crosslake Presbyterian Church here. It’s so important that the Rev. Roger Grussing, pastor emeritus and chair of the congregation’s Energy Stewardship Task Force, can quickly recite five ways the congregation is demonstrating earth stewardship. The congregation plans to celebrate its earth stewardship with an “Earth Care[…]

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  • Ecumenical consultation urges elimination of human trafficking

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 11:00 am

    Ecumenical consultation urges elimination of human trafficking April 23, 2014 Participants in an ecumenical consultation on human trafficking in Colombo. © National Christian Council of Sri Lanka. —WCC photo World Council of Churches World Council of Churches Communications COLOMBO, Sri Lanka A communiqué adopted at a World Council of Churches (WCC) consultation describes human trafficking as a “serious human rights violation” and its consequences are “most horrific results of the economic and social disparities that increase the vulnerability of millions of people.”

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