The Rev. Morris G. Henderson wasn't sure what do with a vacant city block of land behind his 31st Street Baptist Church in Richmond, Va. The church had purchased the plots, but didn't have the funding to build a planned family life center.
Then, he had a vision.
We Believe, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) denominational curriculum developed by Congregational Ministries Publishing, is offering new supplemental resources to its children’s curriculum line.
Beginning this weekend and running through the first Sunday in August, Montreat Conference Center will host its nationally acclaimed Summer Worship Series.
The Board of Pensions recognizes both the difficult economic circumstances faced by many Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations and councils and the importance of ensuring the continuity of Medical Plan protection to those who serve the Church — protection that continues to require increasing revenue to support healthcare expenses. After several months of soliciting and listening to feedback on proposals to change the medical dues model of the Traditional Program, the Board recognizes how critical the timing of any change is to all those involved, from mid council representatives to churches and plan members. As a result, the Healthcare Committee of the Board’s Board of Directors May 23 determined that the dues model should not be changed until 2015.
A delegation from the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) met May 16 with the President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, in a private meeting at the presidential offices in the country’s capital, Accra.
What U.S. Presbyterians should learn from Latin American Christians: a conga line dancing down the aisles during worship.
What Latin American Christians should not have learned from U.S. Presbyterians: parliamentary procedure.
Twenty-five top Christian leaders gathered in the U.S. city with perhaps the worst reputation for civil discourse May 15 and committed themselves to elevating the level of public conversation.
Rarely do worship services in the United States draw attention from the national government and news media.
Building on a global effort led by the United Nations to address the issues of sexual and reproductive health, the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI) has concluded a two-day consultation here to develop plans for action in this region, one of the most hard-hit in the world by sexual violence.
News that scientists had for the first time recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos prompted dire warnings from religious leaders who say the research crosses a moral red line and could lead to designer babies.