Stephanie Egnotovich, who had served with the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation’s Westminister John Knox Press since 1992, most recently as executive editor, died April 13 in Arlington, VA, after a brief illness.
“This is a tremendous loss for us, personally as well as professionally,” said David Dobson, editorial director for WJK. “She was the consummate editor and a tireless advocate for her authors. She had a tremendous combination of gifts: the ability to tease out the possibilities in the germ of an idea, a superb gift for the language, a knowledge of the academic and publishing fields that ran both ...
Nearly four years after Hurricane Katrine struck the Gulf Coast, Presbyterians continue to travel to the region in unprecedented numbers to aid with long-term recovery efforts, according to figures released this week by Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.
Christos Voskres! Voistinu Voskres! Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed!
We had a joyful celebration of Easter and Christ’s resurrection last Sunday at St. Andrew’s in Moscow (the Anglican church we attend as a family) and look forward to celebrating Orthodox Easter again this Sunday in Oryol with a group from MacPherson Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, NC. They arrive April 17.
And they’ve also decided to develop a completely new church.
When Jim McGill sees a Malawi community celebrate the first gush of clean water from a newly dug shallow well, he knows their joy is about more than cool refreshment from the scorching sun.
Good Friday, April 10, dawned stormy over middle Tennessee.
Those storms proved fatal as noon arrived and a category 4 tornado tore through Murfreesboro, about 30 miles southeast of Nashville.
The Presbyterian Hunger Program, in partnership with the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Small Church and Community Ministry Office, recently allocated $92,500 to 18 congregation-based community organizations (CBCOs).
It started out as a “crazy idea.” Or at least that’s what Pastor Steve Wirth of Grace First Presbyterian Church in Long Beach, CA, thought it might be. Three years later, that crazy idea — to give away $1 million to help rebuild Gulf Coast Presbyterian churches devastated by Hurricane Katrina — has grown into a story of hope and renewal for another congregation 2,000 miles away.
DECATUR, GA ― Columbia Theological Seminary has opened its Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program to part-time students and has developed an evening and weekend class schedule that will allow completion of the degree in five years. Classes will meet on Monday and Tuesday evenings during the fall and spring terms and on Friday evenings and Saturdays in the January term.
“One of our objectives has been to broaden access to the M.Div. program,” says Columbia’s president, Laura Mendenhall. “We know that it’s not always feasible for someone to quit a job and become a full-time graduate student ...
When it comes to being in tune with social media, Bruce Reyes-Chow is on top of things.
The moderator of the 218th General Assembly is active on Facebook and Twitter. Mission Bay Community Church, where he is pastor, has an engaging Web site, complete with a group blog. Reyes-Chow also has several blogs of his own — one for general posts, one for moderator-related posts and a new one through the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper.