Worth Clicking On

"Salsa and Ashes" - Article about PCUM's own Samantha Gonzalez-Block featured in The "Brooklyn Eagle Extra" and the "Brooklyn Heights Press." http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/faith-brooklyn-march-12-2014-03-12-140000

Frederick Buechner:
All things Frederick Buechner, writer, theologian and Presbyterian minister:  http://frederickbuechner.com 

Theological Education:  
Auburn Theological Seminary is a creative Presbyterian-related institution for religious leadership that supports future Presbyterian leaders at Union Theological Seminary while reaching across boundaries to build social justice movements and equip leaders of all kinds--religious, secular, women and men, adults and teens--with the resources and tools they need for living and serving in this complex, fragmented and multifaith world.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s twelve seminaries preparing Ministers fo Word & Sacrament (Teaching Elders) and other leaders in ministry: http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/seminaries/presbyterian-theological-seminaries-glance/

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York - a world-renowned, progressive graduate schoool of theology grounded in the Reformed Protestant tradition and in the joys and challenges of one of the world's great cities.  Because of its 19th-century Presbyterian roots and its 20th-21st century partnership with Auburn Theological Seminary, Union has a long tradition of preparing Presbyterian ministers and other ministry leaders committed to academic excellence in an urban, multi-faith setting and to connedting biblical understanding and personal Christian faith with God's vision of justice for all people: http://www.utsnyc.edu/

Going Green as people of faith:  
Greenfaith is an interfaith coalition for the environment founded in 1992 that with faith communities, religious schools and people of all faiths to help them become better environmental stewards. 

http://www.micahchallenge.org - Micah Challenge is an advocacy movement mobilizing Christians to hold governments accountable to the promises we made to the poor in 2000 through the Millennium Development Goals.

http://www.ijm.org - International Justice Mission (IJM) is a human rights agency that works and advocates for justice on behalf of victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.

Food for Thought
http://www.globalrichlist.com - Perspective on where you fit on the wealth scale in the world today.

Other Reading
http://www.sojourners.com - Sojourners is a Christian periodical that has radically impacted the way we and millions of people think about God, politics, faith and advocacy.

Media Watchdogs
http://www.fair.org -  Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting—Media analysis, critiques and activism.

Good News
http://www.africagoodnews.com -This website presents Africa positively, without ignoring her challenges. It is about hope and the new winds of change that are gusting over her nations and the growing opportunity in arguably the most ethnically diverse, biologically rich, scenically beautiful continent in the world!