In January, the Presbyterian Church of Colombia (Iglesia Presbiteriana de Colombia, or IPC in its Spanish initials) hosted a delegation from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Tom Trinidad, vice moderator of the PC(USA); Maria Arroyo, World Mission’s area coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean; and Carl Horton, director of the Peacemaking Program, visited the IPC for six days.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) was recognized last week on the front page of The New York Times for its role in turning the Immokalee tomato fields “from being the worst to the best” workplace environment in U.S. agriculture.
The United Church of Christ sued the state of North Carolina on Monday (April 28) over its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, saying the 2012 amendment violates the religious freedom of its clergy.
With travels to Europe, Africa and the U.S./Mexico border, as well as experience working with urban populations in Hollywood and Baltimore, Eva Hendrix-Shovlin is no stranger to exploring cultures different from her own.
She’ll have the chance to do so again in the next two weeks as she travels to the Holy Land as part of the Mosaic of Peace tour, a Presbyterian Peacemaking Program conference meeting in Israel/Palestine April 28-May 10.
The Women’s Leadership Institute and Young Women’s Leadership Development Event, taking place during the 221st General Assembly this summer, seeks to empower and guide women in their spiritual and leadership growth.
The Reverend Susan Davis Krummel has accepted a call to the position of associate for Mid Council Relations, a post shared by the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
A seasoned pastor and former mid council executive, Krummel brings solid expertise and proven leadership to the role. “Sue’s successful work in congregations and at presbytery and synod levels makes her a perfect fit for this critical position, which facilitates effective partnership and common ministry between mid councils and PMA/OGA, and among mid councils,” said the Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the PC(USA).
Young adults are interested in finding service opportunities, connecting with authentic communities and engaging with issues important to them.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) responders are on their way to Arkansas, where strong winds, large hail and numerous tornadoes wreaked havoc on small towns near Little Rock over the weekend.
In her position as a presbytery executive, the Rev. Anita Hendrix gets a lot of alerts about events within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Presbyterian journalists won 12 awards from the Associated Church Press ― the oldest and largest Christian journalists organization in North America ― at the association’s annual awards banquet here April 25. The awards were presented for work published in 2013.