Presbyterian Network  to End Homelessness

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The Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness is a network that exists to help churches embrace a comprehensive approach to ending homelessness.

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Effective Advocacy

How do you become a truly effective advocate for homeless people? Many resources are available to help you become a powerful advocate for justice.

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Is this not the fast that I choose:

to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover them, and not to hide yourself from your own kin?

Isaiah 58:6-7

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General Assembly!

The Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness will be at General Assembly in St. Louis from June 16th-23rd. Come share the  stories of your work to support those experiencing homelessness and connect with others!

Upcoming events

    • March 01, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    • First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam, NY. 42 Elm Street, Potsdam, NY 13676

    Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 to 3:3O

    First Presbyterian Church

    42 Elm Street

    Potsdam, New York 

    Date:  Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Location:  First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam.  42 Elm St. Potsdam, NY 13676 (DIRECTIONS)

    Time:  10am – 3:30pm

    Cost:  Suggested donation $15 (cover meals and conference materials)

    Sponsors:  New York State Council of Churches, Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Broadway Presbyterian Church, Strong Economy for All, Fiscal Policy Institute,Citizens Action, New York State Association for Affordable Housing, Social Holiness Team, Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church, Hunger Action Network of NYS, Faith and Hunger Network,Interfaith Impact, and the Justice Ministries Committee-Presbytery of New York City.

     Host Pastor:  Rev. Deborah Packard 

    Here is a list of topics that we will be covering:

      ·        Social Justice with politically diverse communities and congregations

      ·        Tools and best practices for advocacy

      ·        How State and Federal Budgets will affect members of congregations and communities

      ·        Theological reflections

      ·        Challenges addressing homelessness and housing needs in the community

      ·        Fostering dialogue between faith communities, congregations, government officials, unions and secular advocacy groups.


      10:15 A.M.                        Gathering, Opening Prayer

      10:30 to 12:00:               Pastoral and Theological Approaches to Doing Social Justice with Politically Diverse

                                                   Congregations and Communities.

      12:00 to 12:45:               Lunch

      12:45 to 2:00                   Overview of State & Federal budgets and policy priorities and protecting the social safety net

      2:00 to 3:30                     Local and Statewide initiatives on Homelessness and Housing.

      Speakers will include:

      The Reverend Peter Cook, Executive Director, New York State Council of Churches, Ron Deutsch, Executive Director, Fiscal Policy Institute, Marc Greenberg, Executive Director, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Darren Scott,  Director of Development, Eastern New York, New York State Homes and Community Renewal Clergy, Local Government Officials and Housing Advocates.

      Cost:  Suggested donation $15 (cover meals and conference materials)

      This event is scheduled in six areas across New York State.

      Auburn, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Little Falls, Long Island, Potsdam 

      Kindly register for this event prior to Tuesday, February 27th

      Please email any questions to PNTEHSTAFF@GMAIL.COM

      • April 20, 2018
      • April 23, 2018
      • Washington, DC

      Join us in Washington!   More information to come.  

      visit for more details.

      • June 16, 2018
      • June 23, 2018
      • St. Louis, MO

      PNTEH will be active at General Assembly.  More information will be posted as we get closer.   Looking forward to seeing you there!

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