Our partnerships strengthen us and allow us to do our work. Check out our partners below.

The National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon (NESSL)

NESSL is a Reformed Christian denomination headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon. Its Arabic-speaking congregations are Presbyterian in polity, and serve the communities in which they reside.  NESSL website

MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (MECC)

Headquartered in Beirut, MECC brings together various faith families from all Christian denominations in the Middle East. They work ecumenically to support the mission of partner denominations.

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)

PDA is the emergency and refugee program of the Presbyterian Church (USA). It serves the ministry and mission of the churches of NESSL in Syria and Lebanon, as well as assisting in other parts of the globe and in the US.  PDA Syria link.

PRESBYTERIAN PEACE FELLOWSHIP (ppf)

A group of peacemakers whose concerns are national and international, PPF works within PC(USA) promoting ‘love, peace and justice’ in the world. Read the PPF Statement on Syria

OFFICE OF PUBLIC WITNESS (OPW)

As the public policy ministry of PC(USA) in Washington DC since 1946, OPW provides information about and advocates for the policies of the General Assembly (GA) on behalf of the church.  OPW staff visit with national policy-makers and their staff, make phone calls, testify before committees, and interpret  Overtures as approved by the GA.

ISRAEL/PALESTINE MISSION NETWORK (IPMN)

"In joyful obedience to the call of Christ, and in solidarity with churches and our other partners in the Middle East, this network covenants to engage, consolidate, nourish, and channel the energy in the Presbyterian Church (USA) toward the goal of a just peace in Israel /Palestine by facilitating education, promoting partnerships, and coordinating advocacy. Our network speaks TO the Church not FOR the Church.”  IPMN website.

IRAQ PARTNERSHIP NETWORK (IPN)

The IPN is a collaborative of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Reformed Church in America and the United Church of Christ. “Through the network, PC (USA) congregations are helping to support the schools operated by the Iraqi Presbyterian churches and to support the work of these congregations in responding to the needs of thousands of internally displaced Iraqi families.”

REVS. ELMARIE AND SCOTT PARKER

LEARN MORE about the work of Rev. Elmarie Parker, PC(USA) Regional Liaison for Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, and Rev. Scott Parker, Associate for Ecumenical Partnerships. Find email addresses, links to their letters, a bit about what they do and how to donate to their ministry.

Scott's blog:  FindAworld.org