The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board wrapped up its first day of meetings in Cincinnati by hearing from representatives of the Way Forward Commission (WFC) and the All Agency Review Committee (AARC). Despite weeks of lengthy meetings and phone calls between both groups and the board’s Governance Task Force, there is still no unified agreement on the A Corp proposal based on Wednesday’s meeting.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) began its second meeting of 2018 to discuss matters pertinent to its reporting and recommendations to the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) meeting in St. Louis in June.
The 2017 financial statements for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation, have received a “clean opinion” from their independent auditors, indicating they believe the statements “present fairly, in all material respects,” A Corporation’s financial position and operations. The 2017 audit was conducted by MCM CPAs & Advisors LLP. This is the first year that MCM has audited the financial statements for the A Corporation.
Melting snow has caused serious flooding problems in Montana. Last week, Governor Steve Bullock declared a flooding emergency in seven counties as well as the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. The governor says the rapid snowmelt poses a serious threat to homes, farms and other infrastructures such as roads.
Westminster John Knox Press is proud to announce the release of A Gospel of Hope, the latest from beloved author Walter Brueggemann. Filled with nuggets of wisdom, this must-have volume gathers Brueggemann’s insights on the beauty of the Gospel and the many ways it can inspire hope.
그리니치 빌리지에 있는 교인 75명의 교회 (중간 소득 100,859 달러)는 버지니아 그런디Grundy에 있는 교인 75명의 교회(중간 소득 3만 5,023달러)와 똑같이 평가된다. 미국장로교회의 상회비인 총회 자금 시스템은 어디에서 왔으며, 왜 단호flat한가?
다른 여러 이슈들과 마찬가지로, 미국장로교인들은 오랫동안 그들의 사명과 사역을 지원하는 방법에 어려움을 겪어 왔다. 영국의 후원 체제를 벗어나기 위해 미국장로교의 스코틀랜드 선조들은 토지 소유의 임대료로 그들 목회자들의 생활비를 제공했다. 19세기 중반에, 임대료의 가치는 떨어졌고, 지역 사역을 돕기 위한 여러 개의 방법들이 꽃을 피웠다.
A seventy-five-member church in Greenwich Village (median income $100,859) is assessed exactly what a seventy-five-member church in Grundy, Virginia (median income $35,023), is assessed. Where did Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s system of funding the General Assembly—known as Per Capita—come from, and why is it flat?
As with so many other issues, American Presbyterians have long struggled with the means of supporting their mission and ministry. Eschewing England’s system of patronage by landed gentry, American Presbyterians’ Scots forebears supported their ministers by pew rents. By the middle of the nineteenth century, pew rents had fallen out of favor, and a thousand flowers bloomed to support local ministry.
It began for more than 200 Presbyterians last Friday with Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. It ended with a visit to Capitol Hill on Monday to lobby Congress for changes in the approach to immigration and refugees.
Los compañeros de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE. UU.) piden oraciones por la crisis que se desarrolla en Nicaragua.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) partners are asking for prayers for the unfolding crisis in Nicaragua.