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The Crisis of Refugees and Unaccompanied Minors

To Leaders in the Presbytery of the Pacific: At the beginning this year, churches throughout the Presbytery of the Pacific coordinated a backpack drive for unaccompanied minor children. We put their backpacks on our backs, pledging to take their burden on us. On November 4th from 9:30-12pm at Knox Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, we will find out how our kids–the ones whose burdens we bear– are…

Presbyterian churches provide pastoral support in midst of chaos in Las Vegas

Presbyterian churches provide pastoral support in midst of chaos in Las Vegas Disaster Response October 2, 2017 Select LanguageAfrikaansAlbanianAmharicArabicArmenianAzerbaijaniBasqueBelarusianBengaliBosnianBulgarianCatalanCebuanoChichewaChinese (Simplified)Chinese (Traditional)CorsicanCroatianCzechDanishDutchEsperantoEstonianFilipinoFinnishFrenchFrisianGalicianGeorgianGermanGreekGujaratiHaitian CreoleHausaHawaiianHebrewHindiHmongHungarianIcelandicIgboIndonesianIrishItalianJapaneseJavaneseKannadaKazakhKhmerKoreanKurdish (Kurmanji)KyrgyzLaoLatinLatvianLithuanianLuxembourgishMacedonianMalagasyMalayMalayalamMalteseMaoriMarathiMongolianMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliNorwegianPashtoPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSamoanScots GaelicSerbianSesothoShonaSindhiSinhalaSlovakSlovenianSomaliSpanishSundaneseSwahiliSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduUzbekVietnameseWelshXhosaYiddishYorubaZulu Powered by Translate Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to send national response team by Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Stained glass window at Grace Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo via Facebook)…

Clergy Dialogue – Thursday, August 31, 2017

Dear Clergy in the Presbytery of the Pacific: With the unfolding of the harrowing events in Charlottesville, Virginia, a week and a half ago, and the way in which the evil of white supremacy has been explicitly and implicitly sanctioned even at the highest forms of government, we as leaders of the church of Jesus…

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Prepares to Send National Response Team to Texas

Team to assess damage from Hurricane Harvey and catastrophic flooding By Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Texas National Guard soldiers assist residents affected by flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Aug. 27, 2017. (National Guard photo by Lt. Zachary West) LOUISVILLE – Hurricane Harvey may have been downgraded, but the torrential rains are still pounding…

Habitat Build Update in Culver City…

Building is expected to begin in the Fall of 2017 for ten units of Habitat housing on Globe Avenue across from Culver City Presbyterian Church. Our Presbytery has now raised over $180,000 for this build so far. That’s fantastic!! Presbytery of the Pacific is now considered a corporate donor, which means that we will be…

The Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders Statement: A Response to #Charlottesville

Under the leadership of its president Pastor John Cager, the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders has released the following compelling statement. LOS ANGELES COUNCIL OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS (LACRL) STATEMENT ON VIOLENCE COMMITTED BY WHITE SUPREMACISTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA The Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders (LACRL) is shocked and saddened by the violent actions that…