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Hi to all: This is to announce that our church, Woodhaven Presbyterian Church in Irving, TX, set up a Committee this summer to gather and report news on persecuted Christians around the world.
We organize prayers & support, and have partnered with the Synod of Syria & Lebanon (undergoing severe crises). Our General Presbyter (Grace Presbytery), and other PC(USA) personnel have visited the area.
We have set up…Continue
Please pray for the situation in Kenya. There is currently a stand off at West Gate Mall in Nairobi where at least 59 people have been killed by al-Shabab militants. Our mission personnel are safe but concerned for the safety of friends & colleagues. Debbie Braaksma
Pope Francis has condemned the “globalisation of indifference” on a visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Lampedusa is the landing point for thousands of African migrants who cross the Mediterraean Sea in search of better lives in Europe. Many lives are lost during the journey on ill-equipped and over-loaded boats.
Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga said, “The Pope’s visit to Lampedusa reminded us of the plight of millions of refugees around…
Is anyone looking for someone to share their room for Big Tent? Ladies....sorry don't feel comfortable sharing a room with a guy,... if you have an extra bed and wouldn't mind sharing, please send me a note via email....Hnancylee@aol.com. I hope to attend July 31st for the India Network Group and stay through for the Presbyterian Women meeting on Aug 4th.
The Sudan Mission Network will be meeting at Laws Lodge in Louisville once again this year. We'll have full days Monday, December 9th and Tuesday, December 10th. We will have registration forms and information in August. Blessings, and Peace, Donna Havrisko, Convener