The Rev. Rosemary C. Mitchell, former vice president for seminary relations at Princeton Theological Seminary, has joined the Presbyterian Mission Agency staff as a mission engagement advisor.
Cuba’s state education monopoly is increasingly sharing space with private operators ― including churches and teachers working as tutors ― which are filling in gaps and providing knowledge that has become necessary as a result of the country’s economic reforms, such as business management courses.
The Rev. Nancy J. Benson-Nicol has accepted a call to serve as Associate for Theological Education Funds Development for 2014. She begins her new work on Jan. 8.
거의 10년 전, 급격한 이민의 증가와 붕괴된 미국 이민 시스템의 결과로 인해 지역 교회들이 새로운 도전들에 직면하게 되면서 제 216차 미국 장로교 총회 (2004)는 이민 담당 사무국 (Office of Immigration Issues)의 창설을 인가해 주었다. 이것으로 인해 몇년 후에는 정의로운 이민을 위한 장로교인들 (Presbyterians for Just Immigration)이라 불리는 후원 동맹이 형성되었다.
이제, 이러한 시도들을 다음 단계로 이끌어 올리기 위한 조치들이 취해지고 있다.
다가오는 두 번의 교육 기회들은 훨씬 많은 장로교인들로 하여금 그들의 지역에 들어오는 새로운 사람들에게 다가설 수 있도록, 그리고 이민자들의 권리들을 충분히 인정해 주기 위한 운동에 참여할 수 있도록 무장시켜줄 것이다:
The beginning of a new year typically brings a surge of activity for congregations in search of pastors as well as for ministers and other church professionals in search of new calls.
As this year begins, the Church Leadership Connection (CLC) is offering resources to help call seekers and calling organizations find each other more easily. The CLC is the internet-based matching and referral system of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
A Face-to-Face event, January 31–February 1, at the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) conference in San Jose, California, will bring together call seekers and representatives of ...
SAN ANSELMO, Calif. ― Beginning January 2014, San Francisco Theological Seminary is offering a new certificate program in Trauma and Spiritual Care. This program will provide working professionals in both clinical and pastoral settings with the skills to incorporate spirituality into the healing counsel they provide to trauma victims.
Trauma has a way of shattering the foundations of one's spiritual life and shaking one's sense of trust and hope. At the same time, spirituality is at the core of genuine healing of traumatic experiences.
Recognizing the prevalence of trauma and the importance of spirituality as a mechanism of healing ...
Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church in the Presbytery of Baltimore is a living testimony to God’s command to us to welcome the stranger in our midst.
Eight of the 47 countries that hold seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) imprisoned people in 2013 under laws that restrict religious freedom, according to a new report from Human Rights Without Frontiers International, a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Belgium.
Nearly a decade ago, as skyrocketing immigration and the effects of a broken U.S. immigration system brought new challenges to congregations, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s 216th General Assembly (2004) authorized the creation of an Office of Immigration Issues. This led to the formation, a few years later, of an advocacy coalition called Presbyterians for Just Immigration.
Now, steps are underway to take these efforts to the next level.
On Dec. 26 members of Neighbor to Neighbor, along with representatives from other Contra Costa faith communities provided and served dinner for the clients at the Mountain View Emergency Family Shelter in Martinez.