For Presbyterians rushing to find last-minute Christmas gifts, there’s a better option than fighting the crowds and heading out to the nearest big-box store.
Living Waters for the World, a mission resource of the Synod of Living Waters, will provide an e-card for each donation made as an alternative gift for a family member or friend. LWW trains and equips mission teams to share clean, sustainable water to communities in need around the world and in the Appalachian United States.
From an early age, Eliecer Barrantes decided that he would “be something.”
Because Barrantes knew the healing power of prayer as a child who had suffered from breathing problems, he answered God’s call unconditionally at the age of 16 to become an evangelist. And not just any kind of evangelist, but a mime.
“So I’m a clown,” Barrantes told some 20 racial ethnic seminary students who were gathered here from November 4-7 for the 33rd Annual Racial Ethnic Seminarians Conference. “Sometimes talk is so serious.”
The annual conference — which has been sponsored continuously for the past 33 years ...
Once again we arrive to the most joyful season of the year. Christmas is a unique opportunity to share smiles, love, good will and fellowship. Decorations, Christmas cards, gifts, meals with the family, everything contributes to emphasize the happiness of the season.
On Nov. 15-16 the Office of Public Witness (OPW) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) hosted a delegation of high-level church leaders from Cuba.
The 19-story granite building on Manhattan’s upper west side, often referred to as the “God Box,” has been seen as a symbol of “unbridled arrogance” on the part of traditional Protestantism, but now represents a much more diverse religious community.
In 1859, a Wisconsin farmwoman recounted three mystical meetings with the Virgin Mary, who told her to pray for the conversion of sinners and teach children the Catholic faith.
Carol Weir, who with her husband, Benjamin, devoted her life to Presbyterian mission in the Middle East, died Dec. 14 in Oakland, Calif., the day before her 86th birthday.
In order to take some-much needed time off and to allow readers to focus on family and congregation during the Christmas holiday, the Presbyterian News Service (PNS) will be closed, except for emergencies, from Dec. 23-Jan. 4.
Visions of sugar plums dancing in children’s heads during this Christmas season calls to mind a memorable evening at Montreat some years ago.
ENInews will suspend publication of its news service on Dec. 21 while a new editorial team is assembled during a restructuring process needed to sustain the ecumenical news agency.