He has told you, O mortal, what is good;
and what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?
Micah 6:8 (NRSV)
The Justice Ministries webpage is designed to provide the latest information on the justice ministry teams of the Pittsburgh Presbytery and to bring you information, musings, news and factoids about justice related activities happening in our region and around the country. Please contact the Rev. Karen Battle, Director of Justice Ministries & Mission, if you have interesting news to share with your colleagues in Pittsburgh Presbytery.
Seek Peace for the People of the Middle East:
General Assemblies have made statements on Israel and Palestine, Iran and Iraq. Get prayer and study resources for the Middle East, Israel and Palestine and Iraq. Get a bulletin insert that focuses on the Christians of Iraq. Use the Interfaith Toolkit. All these resources may be used by individuals, congregations, presbyteries and synods, and other groups.
Support Presbyterian Churches in Iraq:
Statement in Response to the Violence Against Christians in Iraq:
The Moderator of the 218th General Assembly (2008), the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, and the Executive Director of the General Assembly Council have issued a statement in response to the increasing violence against Christians in Iraq and other areas of the world. A full story about the current situation, the complete text of the statement, and other communication pieces on the subject are available in an article by the Presbyterian News Service.
Send donations to:
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Individual Remittance Processing
P.O. Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700
Re: ECO #051722 – The Fund for Solidarity with the Iraq Presbyterian Churches
- Join Iraqi Christians in Prayer (free bulletin insert)
Call 1-800-524-2612 to order PDS #24358-08-008
- Presbyterian/Reformed Churches in Iraq (free bulletin insert)
Call 888-728-7228 ext 5324 or email
- The Cradle of Our Faith: The Enduring Witness of the Christians of the Middle East
Call 1-800-524-2612 to order PDS #26466-07-001
- Iraq: Our Responsibility and the Future
Call 1-800-524-2612 to order PDS #68-600-05-00
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All downloads are in PDF format. These PDF forms require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have Acrobat, you may download it for free by clicking here.
If you have any questions, please contact the Rev. Karen Battle, Director of Justice Ministries & Mission, or call 412-323-1400 X 309.