Presbyterian youth groups from across the country are invited to submit original videos communicating the impact and importance of the Pentecost Offering.
Three years ago, Marie and her family lived a “decent” life.
But that changed on Jan. 12, 2010 when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck 25 kilometers west of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, killing an estimated 220,000 people, and displacing around 1.5 million. It caused billions of dollars of physical damage in a country that already had an unstable economy and infrastructure.
The House Feb. 13 overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow places of worship to receive federal aid to repair their buildings damaged during Hurricane Sandy.
This March, a group of about 70 Presbyterians, along with ecumenical partners and many non-profit organizations, will play a vital role as the United Nations outlines its international approach to women’s issues – specifically in efforts to eliminate and prevent all forms of violence against women and girls. Among the group, young Presbyterian women will serve as the eyes, ears, and voice of their generation.
Many Presbyterians are aware of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s four Special Offerings, but many also are unclear about how those offerings translate into real-life ministries.
SAN ANSELMO — The Alumni Council of San Francisco Theological Seminary is co-sponsoring a one-day event on innovative new church development March 2 on the seminary campus here.
— Pope Benedict XVI will continue living inside the Vatican once his retirement becomes official on Feb. 28, but observers say he will probably keep a low profile -- both before and after the election to choose his successor.
Ten new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) mission co-workers and a long-term volunteer completed orientation at the end of January and will be going to their places of services in coming weeks.
Mary Mikhael is in the United States to spread the word about how the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon is responding to the violence and turmoil in Syria.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) will hold an international consultation on the rights of stateless people. The event will take place in Washington, D.C., and address the concerns of nearly 12 million stateless people around the world, who are not considered a national by any state.