The final day of the NEXT Church 2018 gathering started with a keynote presentation by Dr. Jonathan L. Walton, Harvard University Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and the Pusey Minister at the Memorial Church of Harvard University. His talk, titled “Be suspicious of praise!”, gave voice and encouragement to bold and prophetic ministry.
After a lifetime of service and ministry, Lew Lancaster completed his baptism on Feb. 13, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones.
Judges in Boston and in Newark, New Jersey, have granted injunctions that prohibit Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from summarily deporting Indonesian immigrants in those two jurisdictions. But the reprieves may only be temporary.
The challenges to ICE involve members in two Presbyterian congregations: Marturia Presbyterian Church in Manchester, New Hampshire, and First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen, New Jersey. The court cases are being closely followed by the presbyteries of the two congregations and by the Office of Immigration Issues of the Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
More than 1,000 young people from around the world recently gathered at the United Nations to attend the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly. Simon Doong, a Young Adult Volunteer with the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, was among the attendees.
The second day of the NEXT Church 2018 gathering in Baltimore began with a worship service focusing on "testimonies of death and dying." Over 675 participants have gathered for the annual conference of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members, pastors and those in affiliated ministries under the theme of "The Desert in Bloom: Living, Dying, and Rising in a Wilderness Church."
The Committee on Theological Education and the Theological Education Fund are honoring two distinguished leaders in theological education at the 2018 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) meeting in St. Louis. This year's honorees are Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, professor of theology and ethics at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia, and Douglas Oldenburg, former President of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia and a former General Assembly moderator.
The Presbyterian Youth Workers Association, in partnership with Presbyterian Mission’s Ministries with Youth, wanted to do something about burnout. Together, they are hosting the first-ever Youth Worker Sabbath Day on Thursday, April 5. Currently, Sabbath group hosts are forming local groups across the country where youth workers can engage in Sabbath practices together.
2018년 동계 올림픽이 개최됨에 따라 최근 몇 주 동안 모든 시각이 한반도에 있었다. 장로교인들과 다른 관심있는 사람들은 올해 말 한국 문화에 대해 직접보고 배우는 기회를 갖게 된다.
All eyes have been on the Korean peninsula in recent weeks as the 2018 Winter Olympics have taken place. Presbyterians and other interested people will get a chance to see and learn about the Korean culture in person later this year.
The Rev. Jessica Tate, director of NEXT Church, opened the NEXT Church gathering in Baltimore today welcoming the 675 participants in this year's event under the theme of "The Desert in Bloom: Living, Dying, and Rising in a Wilderness Church." The annual conference brings together Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members, pastors and those in affiliated ministries to envision what is "next" for the denomination.