Israel Palestine + Iraq + Iran + Afghanistan

Plentiful Harvest

Presbyterians’ commitment to education is bearing fruit in rising aspirations for freedom across the Middle East

by Victor E. Makari
from Presbyterians Today

The War in Afghanistan

by Tom F. Driver

On Aug 21, 2012, The New York Times published the faces of all 2,000 U.S. American service members who have been killed while fighting the war in Afghanistan. Shockingly, some of these were shot by supposed allies. Since the beginning of this year, at least 40 NATO service members, most of them American, have been killed by active members of the Afghan forces or by attackers dressed in their uniforms.

Convocation of Peacemakers Video


Final GA 220 Report - IPMN

from IPMN

At the close of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the church’s Israel/Palestine Mission Network (IPMN) wishes to reflect on the results of the GA and to thank all of our friends, supporters, and the hundreds of church commissioners who took a stand for human rights and justice in the Holy Land last week by voting according to their consciences, and not according to their fears.

A Mixed Presbyterian Position in Pittsburgh

by Rami G. Khouri

Tell Secretary Clinton to Say "No" to Legalizing Settlements

from Churches for Middle East Peace and the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness

A Word to the PC(USA) and the Course of Justice

by Rifat Odeh Kassis
Kairos Palestine

Gears, Forks, and Grease: Conspiring in the Spirit with Church Polity.

by Dylan Rooke
PPF Intern at the 220th General Assembly

Never did I think I would be learning "Roberts Rules" on Presbyterian Church polity and process, and on top of that, actually engage in it with enthusiasm.

General Assembly News Roundup

As the 220th General Assembly of the PC(USA) comes to a close, we offer a quick roundup of articles from GA that report on some of the issues PPF was watching and advocating on most closely.