Pastors and staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s four million-strong partner denomination, the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM), have testified to the violence and intimidation that they have suffered over the past two years at the hands of Madagascar’s illegal regime. On Sunday, October 16, more than 30 FJKM personnel shared their stories with a visiting delegation from the ...!--
The National Council of Churches (NCC) Governing Board approved a “process for a stable and grace-filled transition” after General Secretary Michael Kinnamon announced his intention to leave his position due to health reasons.
It’s no secret that in the Presbyterian world money is scarce at every level, from the denomination to the individual church. Folks hear of congregations without pastors, buildings locked and sold, yet another round of layoffs.
At least 526,000 people are killed each year by armed violence, according to a report published by a Swiss research group.
For more than 200 years, Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS) has trained future pastors to have expertise in biblical studies, pastoral care and preaching.
The Rev. Scott Anderson was greeted by a standing ovation before his sermon at the Covenant Network of Presbyterians’ gathering here Nov. 3.
The first openly gay pastor to be ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) since the ratification of Amendment 10-A earlier this summer, Anderson called members to welcome in a new day for the church, which with the amendment changed ordination standards that once effectively banned homosexuals in relationships.
The National Committee on the Self-Development of People of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approved grants totaling $299,650 to 17 self-help projects.
After growing protests in Tibet and India against China’s rule of the formerly Buddhist kingdom of Tibet, demonstrations have now flared up in Nepal with police arresting nearly 100 people near the Samdupling Tibetan refugee camp in Kathmandu valley.
Hawaii is moving closer to California.
Members of the Presbytery of San Diego have concurred in a motion for First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu to exit Pacific Presbytery and be received by the Presbytery of San Diego.
After a drunk driver killed his parents and left him paralyzed, the fictional character John Weller was a bitter 22-year-old in St. Louis who sat in his wheelchair and watched television.
That all changed on a rainy night when he met two other characters from a new animated feature film, “The 99: Unbound.”