The second day of our journey in Busan has us enjoying the skyline of Korea’s next largest city with a population of over 5 million. Hard to think of any comparable US cities with the view
Editor's note: This is an update from one of the 10 Connecticut Conference delegates currently visiting the Republic of Korea (PROK). They are marking the 24th year of the partnership between the Conference and the Gyeonggi Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Korea. On Thursday, (April 19), we met early to leave for our overnight trip to Gyeongju and Busan in the Good Neighbor Community Bus with Rev. Bae, Rev. Choi, Rev. Lee, and Rev. Lim. We are sorry that Rev Kent could not come along ...
Train station built in the hope of future connections. See more photos Editor's note: This is an update from one of the 10 Connecticut Conference delegates currently visiting the Republic of Korea (PROK). They are marking the 24th year of the partnership between the Conference and the Gyeonggi Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Korea. The theme for our first 24 hours with our Korean partners might be Hope and Hospitality. Our partners have fed us wonderful food and driven us all over ...
"We are partners with each other, and with God, in the co-creation of earth, every day."— Pam Arifian
"For them, preserving and maintaining the church is not an end in itself. And it never has been."— Rev. Don Remick
There are times when voices outside of congregations, associations, and the Conference can have a different perspective and shed new light on the call to racial justice. Thus far, we have two podcasts available with two experts in the realm of racial justice. We hope that you tune in for these conversations to hear about the stories of these two leaders in academia and the faith context. Please, listen to these podcasts individually or within your congregations; spread the word; and share any...
"Through the words of Jeremiah, God speaks to a church that is too focused on what it has lost." —Rev. Michael Ciba
"What we share in common, however, is even more important than where we differ." —Tiffany Vail
"Love one another. It is finished. He is Risen!" — Rev. Kent Siladi
I have always imagined justice as a Godly concept about turning the world into a utopian society where there are no poor, hungry, hateful,or violent people. Yet, until this internship, I didn’t have any examples of what that meant in real and practical terms. I have known about loving every person from every walk of life. I have been taught to love with respect, humility, and hospitality. I was also familiar with the work of missions. But my work at Christian Activities Council (CAC) has been a ...