Despite the fact that Christianity was born in the Middle East, many of us forget about our Christian sisters and brothers there. In this issue, wirters offer their thoughts on the joys and challenges of being Christian in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza.
Horizons is the magazine of Presbyterian Women. It is planned and designed for individuals and PW circles, newcomers and longtime participants in the organization. You'll notice resources are scattered throughout the magazine—in sidebars, boxes and sometimes entire articles—because Presbyterian Women is made up of leaders, both current leaders and women with leadership potential. Participants in Presbyterian Women are also active—in their congregation, community and world—so we work to include ways you can respond to what you read in Horizons.
Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit we commit ourselves:
Wayne Clark examines the stress that usually comes with the role of caregiver, and offers suggestions for how caregivers can care for themselves.
Anitra Kitts looks at the story of Jesus healing Simon Peter's mother-in-law, and reflects on new perspectives gained when Anitra began caring for her own mother.
SarahLee Morris encourages readers to care for themselves, and shares suggestions for how congregations can care for not just he spirit, but the whole person.
Celebrate the Gifts of Women service for 2011
2010 Fellowship of the Least Coin recipients
And much more!
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