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  • The Magazine

    Published May 29, 2015

    Presbyterians Today is the award-winning, general-interest magazine of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) telling the stories of our faith, online and in print.

    Presbyterians Today . . .

    deepens the spiritual life and discipleship of Christians everywhere, planting seeds for a life of service to the church and the world;

    tells intellectually honest stories that inspire and challenge;

    equips and connects leaders for creative ministry in the 21st century;

    is a safe, welcoming space to talk and grow;

    engages cutting-edge issues of church and society;

    disrupts monologues of power with voices from the margins; and

    offers "a holy place" for reflection.

    To ...

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    From Reimagining the church

  • Releasing Monarchs for Pentecost!

    Published May 29, 2015

    On Pentecost Sunday, May 24, 2015, members of Christ Community Church in Cortland, NY gathered outside to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit by releasing Eastern Monarch butterflies.


    Rev. Dr. Janet Adair Hansen, Pastor, explains, "we've had butterflies as a theme all Easter season, and passed out information on having 'butterfly gardens' (with plants for both caterpillar stage and butterfly stage) at a Plant Sale. The National Association of Conservation Districts had picked 'Pollinators' as this year's theme for Soil & Water Stewardship week, so I'd been able to pick up free bulletin covers & inserts and look ...

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    From Eco-Journey

  • Madeline Bacchus - summer 2015 intern

    Published May 28, 2015

    by Madeline Bacchus

    My name is Madeline Bacchus and I will be interning for the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations during the summer of 2015. I am a rising sophomore at Tufts University, where I am studying Peace and Justice Studies and Communications, and a member of the Presbyterian Church of Sweet Hollow in Melville, New York.

    This summer I hope to learn more about the UN’s relationship with and involvement in gender equality and justice. I also hope to become involved and have the opportunity to contribute to such efforts, as I am very concerned with human ...

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    From Swords into plowshares

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