Danced into the room by a mariachi band, more than 250 Presbyterians gathered in the historic Fort Worth Hilton – where John F. Kennedy spent the last night of his life on Nov. 21, 1963 – for the 15th annual National Multicultural Church Conference of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Five years after it began, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Earth Care Congregations program is celebrating 14 churches that have demonstrated a commitment to caring for God’s creation.
Sojourners recently sought the 50 “Greatest Social Justice Leaders We’ve Never Heard Of” to participate in “The Summit” at Georgetown University. Those leaders included Columbia Theological Seminary graduate Bill Jenkins (D.Min. ’85).
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) presents the Ecumenical Service Recognition in order to uplift and give public acknowledgement of the service to unity undertaken by Presbyterians and Presbyteries. The Awards are made every other year and presented at the General Assembly at the Stated Clerk’s dinner where our ecumenical guests are officially welcomed by the Stated Clerk and the Moderator of the General Assembly. This year’s dinner was held in Detroit at the 221st General Assembly (2014) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The House and Senate are considering bills today that address the funding of this country's response to children arriving at our border and the protections given to them as they seek humanitarian protection in court. In addition the House is considering a bill that would limit the administrations ability to extend deferred action from deportation to a larger group of persons. Please read below about each of these proposals and discern your response and call today.
Ukraine is much on our minds. As we hear from you, we know that the U.S. media carries a bewildering number of stories of what is happening in Ukraine — and what these complex geopolitical events might mean for the future.
The thousands of unaccompanied Central American minors making their way into the United States this summer have drawn more attention to the U.S./Mexico border and sparked political controversy.
On Aug. 3, Montreat Conference Center welcomes the Rev. Will Jones as guest preacher in the last of the 2014 Summer Services for the Lord’s Day.
170만 성도들과 1만 개 이상의 교회들로 구성된 미국 장로교는 미국 대통령께서 가자 지구와 이스라엘에서의 즉각적인 휴전을 위해 조치를 취해 줄 것을 요청한다.
그곳에서의 상황은 통제할 수 없을 정도로 악화되고 있다. 그곳에서의 유혈사태와 무력 행사는 정말 터무니 없을 정도이다. 수백 명이 살해되었고, 수천 명이 부상을 입었다. 사망자 수가 계속해서 증가하고 있다.
오늘, 믿음의 사람들과 평화의 일꾼들인 우리는 포격을 중지하고, 로켓 발사를 멈추며, 지상 공격을 멈출 것을 요청한다. 집들과 거리들, 심지어 병원 안에 산재해 있는 민간인 사상자들은 이스라엘 방위군이 7월 8일에 시작한 방어적 군사 작전 (Operation Protective Edge)의 결과물이다. 이것은 중단되어야 하며, 지금 중단 되어야 한다.
미국 장로교는 이슈가 단순하지 않다는 ...
President Obama on July 28 said he plans to tap Rabbi David Saperstein as the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job, which was created in 1998.