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“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” — Luke 23:42

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Compassion, Peace and Justice

Making God’s Community Livable For All

We invite you to watch this video and learn more about how the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry works to reflect God’s intention for a just, peaceful, and compassionate world through it’s different programs and ministries.

Photograph of Sara Lisherness

Compassion, Peace and Justice

Sara Lisherness, Director

The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area helps Presbyterians respond to the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people, address injustice in all areas of life and advocate for peaceful solutions to conflict. This ministry area also provides disaster relief, direct service, capacity building and development assistance to marginalized communities nationally and around the world.   


Save the date for Advocacy Days 2016

Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day-April 15, 2016 - New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.

Ecumenical Advocacy Days-April 15-18, 2016 - Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Washington, D.C. - Crystal City

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Presbyterian Justice and Peace, twice a month

We are excited to announce Presbyterian Justice and Peace, our new information resource, that merges all of the current program e-newsletters. Presbyterian Justice and Peace Monthly captures the great work the church is doing across a variety of programs and ministries. Presbyterian Justice and Peace Close-up focuses on one issue or program and describes more fully the many ways the church is bearing witness to Christ.

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