Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Today in the PC-USA Mission Yearbook

The Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study is a daily devotional with 365 inspiring mission stories that come from next door and all across the globe. It inspires thousands of Presbyterians daily as they uphold the mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in intercessory prayer. The stories in the 2013 Mission Yearbook were gathered around the question of Jesus to his disciples, “How many loaves have you?” from Mark 6:38. The book is filled with stories of God’s abundance in the face of overwhelming needs and a scarcity of resources.

Today in the Mission Yearbook: March 13, 2013

PRESBYTERY OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - Broad Street Ministry set out to partner with Philabundance, the region’s most innovative food relief organization, in order to create Broad Street Market, which would provide the working poor and those on the brink of homelessness with healthful food for their families. This market was designed to offer more than a traditional food pantry, where people might be deprived of the dignity of choice and the ability to select from foods that are delicious, fresh, and nourishing. Rather, it attempts to create an experience that approximates the supermarket experience many of us take for granted as part of our weekly routine.

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