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Synthetic Biology- The Next Step in Genetics

2018-01-24T10:31:00+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

Synthetic biology combines biology and engineering and is concerned with re-designing and re-assembling life forms – and creating new life forms. In the fight against malaria, this has the potential of sparing millions of lives.

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Light Up the World Workshop on Evangelism and Justice

2018-01-24T10:47:35+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 18 people from the Presbytery of Niagara met at Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church in Niagara Falls for a half-day workshop entitled “Light Up the World” (Matt. 5: 13-16). Participants explored concepts and values related to evangelism and justice using Matthew 5: 13-16 (salt and light), and based on the Lectio Divina method which includes silence and contemplative reflection on a scripture passage.

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Celebrating Justice Seekers: Dr. Heather Erika Johnston (1930-2014)

2018-01-18T14:39:45+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

Dr. Heather Erika Johnston (1930-2014) was a lifelong ecumenist and justice-seeker. Born in Germany, her Lutheran clergy father was forced to choose between state and church and became one of the founding members of the underground church in Nazi Germany. And that was just the beginning of her journey.

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Nobel Prize Awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

2018-01-17T13:15:09+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a coalition of several hundred non-governmental organizations from over 100 countries, promoting the prohibition of nuclear weapons.

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