Acknowledging that finding, preparing and supporting pastors is a joint venture, the third biennial Healthy Ministry Conference will explore the challenges presbyteries and seminaries face as they work together in the effort.
Shaped since her earliest youth by the powerful, social justice messages and bold missional outreach of her home congregation — Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church in Duluth, GA — Lauren Connell’s faith taught her to look both within and outside of herself.
It’s one thing to give money to a cause and then proclaim your responsibility to mission and evangelism fulfilled.
It’s a totally different thing to personally go out into your community for one-on-one, face-to-face ministry.
RICHMOND, VA — On May 15, upon recommendation of its Strategic Planning Committee, the board of trustees of Union Theological Seminary-Presbyterian School of Christian Education voted unanimously to change the name of the institution to Union Presbyterian Seminary. The changeover will be completed as quickly as possible, but no later than the November 2009 trustees meeting.
Seminary president Brian Blount outlined the reasons for the name change in a sermon. He explained that Union is “who we are, what we promise, and Presbyterian” in its spirit. It is “who we are” because Union is “the 1812 history and heritage of the ...
Walking into Lakeview Presbyterian Church here, it’s not obvious that the building was ever flooded. The sanctuary is bright and open. The kitchen stands ready to prepare dinners and treats for coffee hours. The Sunday School rooms are filled with creative activities.
If you are wondering how to be a dangerous elder, this is the place to be.
First Presbyterian Church in Colorado City, TX, proves that no church is too small to make a difference in the community it serves.
In New Orleans, “second line” parades are a longstanding tradition that help to unite communities. Led by a brass band and full of dancing and celebration, the parades wind through neighborhoods with an air of joy.
The Rev. Ralph D. Winter, a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) minister who pioneered frontier evangelism and was named one of America’s 25 most influential evangelicals by Time magazine in 2005, died May 20 at his home in Pasadena, CA after battling multiple myeloma and lymphoma. He was 84.