Leaders of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have written a letter to all congregations of the PC(USA) in anticipation of the observance of Reformation Day on October 31st.
In their letter, Cindy Bolbach and Landon Whitsitt, Moderator and Vice Moderator of the 219th General Assembly (2010), Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, and Linda Valentine, Executive Director of the General Assembly Mission Council, liken the present time of the church to that of the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century.
In this 150th year since the end of the Civil War, the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) has launched a series of programs and learning materials about the four-year-long conflict that resulted in nearly 900,000 casualties. Drawing on PHS collections, online and in-person resources bring the experiences and struggles of Civil War Presbyterians to life.
PHS’s newest exhibit, Presbyterians and the Civil War: Witnesses to a Great Moral Earthquake, opened in June and is on display at the PHS building in Philadelphia through January 2012.
Leaders of four denominations, including the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s General Assembly Stated Clerk Gradye Parsons, have issued a statement backing the Palestinian Authority’s bid for membership in the United Nations.
LOUISVILLE ― Faith, politics, and social justice will converge on the issue of cooperation for environmental integrity when Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the national Festival of Faiths host Professor Martin E. Marty and Senator John Marty ― father and son ― who will integrate their individual perspectives for a dynamic conversation focused on the future well-being of the planet.
The two will speak at a luncheon at the seminary’s Gardencourt on Friday, November 4, at noon. The luncheon and conversation is being held in conjunction with the 2011 Festival of Faiths, focused on “Sacred Air: Breath of Life,” and will provide ...
Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City, Mo., has been charged with failing to report the suspected abuse of a child, making him the first active bishop in the United States to face criminal prosecution over the sexual abuse of children by a priest.
A church and its partners are responding to Thailand’s worst floods in decades in and around its capital, Bangkok, and asking for support for relief aid to the victims.
Palo Duro Presbytery has endorsed the Rev. Randolph R. “Randy” Branson as a candidate for moderator of the 220th General Assembly (2012) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Texto completo de la carta enviada por el Rev. Desmond Tutu, arzobispo emérito de la Iglesia Anglicana en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica, al Rev. Gradye Parsons, Secretario Permanente de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (E.U.A.) en respuesta a la ratificación de la Enmienda 10-A, que permite la ordenación de personas solteras que no sean célibes, incluyendo gays y lesbianas.
As President Obama gears up his re-election campaign, the Democratic National Committee has tapped a well-connected Washington pastor to lead the party’s religious outreach.
To hear Nancy Wiens speak about the beginnings of the Center for Nature and Christian Spirituality is like seeing a tapestry being woven — each thread being drawn in to contribute to the design of the larger whole.