Presbyterians believe deeply in mission. Mission. Spreading God’s love and working for God’s justice. From Palestine to Standing Rock; from Colombia to Detroit, Presbyterians are on the front lines working for justice. Hunger; gun violence; education, race, class and privilege; gender; LGBTQ; militarization of law enforcement; undocumented immigrants are among the significant justice issues being worked on.
The PCUSA Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry programs and offices include:
- Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP)
- Child Advocacy
- Office of Faith-Based Investing and Corporate Engagement
- Office of Public Witness
- Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
- Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)
- Presbyterian Hunger Program and Environmental Ministries
- Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations
- Presbyterian Peacemaking Program
- Presbyterian Self-Development of People (led by Alonzo Johnson who has taught adult at our Church and preached from our pulpit)
- Presbyterian Young Adult Volunteers (YAVs)
- Special Offerings for the Presbyterian Mission Agency (led by our own Bryce Weibe)
In addition, the
- Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
- Israel / Palestine Mission Network
Speak to the Church on issues of nonviolent resistance, peace making and justice.
Your mission committee through our annual budget supports the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship (http://presbypeacefellowship.org) and the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry (https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/compassion-peace-justice/). Their websites are terrific resources if you would like to learn more about their critical social justice work.