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The Changing Church - Gradye Parsons at the 2013 Eastern and Western/Central Regional Benefits Consultations
The Board of Pensions recently concluded its 2013 Eastern and Western/Central Regional Benefits Consultations (RBCs), at which the Rev. Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, was a featured speaker.
The Changing Church was the topic of two consecutive panel discussion sessions led by Parsons and Robert W. Maggs Jr., President and Chief Executive of the Board of Pensions.
For details on Day 2 of the Western/Central RBC, read the news article on pensions.org., which also contains a link to Rev. Parsons’s Power Point presentation, The Changing Church, or watch this video of his presentation.
"I am Neal Presa, Moderator of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Today I wish to speak with you about the nature of confessions in the Reformed traditions. There was a parliamentary ruling of the 220th General Assembly last July 2012 that has raised questions and evoked commentaries about the nature of confessions in the Reformed traditions, the relationship of the Book of Confessions and the Book of Order, and the status of confessional authority."
Video commentary in the weekly series by the Stated Clerk of the PC(USA), Gradye Parsons.
Topic: The New Form of Government - Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Book of Order: F-1.01 - God's Mission
Book of Confessions: The Confession of 1967 - 9.32
Book of Order: F-1.01 - God's Mission
Book of Confessions: The Shorter Catechism - 7.001
Book of Order: F-1.0201 - The Authority of Christ
Book of Confessions: The Confession of 1967 - 9.10
Book of Order: F-1.0202 - Christ Calls and Equips the ...
This was the Power Point presentation used during the workshop lead by Moderator and Vice Moderator of the 220th General Assembly, Neal Presa & Tom Trinidad. They engaged in conversation as to the Church's central identity of being Christ's called community whose sole mission is to worship God in all it says and does.
Morning prayer was lead by The Rev. Neal Presa, Moderator of the 220th General Assembly.
This is a copy of the Power Point presentation that Dr. Ken McFayden presented to the 2012 Moderators' Conference during his second session.
This is a copy of the Power Point presentation that Dr. Ken McFayden presented to the 2012 Moderators' Conference during his first session.
(Presentation by Linda Valentine to the 2012 Moderators’ Conference)As your partner in Christ’s service, the Presbyterian Mission Agency is faithfully working to inspire, equip, and connect all Presbyterians to do Christ's mission, bringing together congregations, worshiping communities, mid councils, mission networks, and other parts of the church ecosystem as they nurture and shape disciples and serve Christ in the world.
Because there is so much need in the church and the world, we determine where to focus our efforts by asking the question, “What can we do ...
Ministers hold a rich bounty of skills and abilities that are highly desired by the non-profit and corporate worlds. What is needed to make the transition from full-time ministry into the secular workplace is imagination, a solid strategy and the will. This webinar focuses on equipping religious professionals to use skills and abilities they already have to support them in obtaining employment in an alternative setting.
Webinar was held originally on September 25, 2012.
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This 10-minute video presents a powerful introduction to the six General Assembly agencies that make up the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Told through the experiences of a small Texas congregation, you’ll see how all six agencies collaborated with church leaders and members to revitalize and bring new hope to this Presbyterian worshiping community.
This video, ideal for all congregations to watch, highlights the work of:
- Board of Pensions
- Office of the General Assembly
- Presbyterian Foundation
- Presbyterian Investment & Loan Program
- Presbyterian Mission Agency
- Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
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