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Join the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Committee on the Office of the General Assembly and the Stated Clerk as we kick off our journey to the 221st General Assembly (2014), to be held June 14 to 21, 2014, in Detroit. Enjoy, and pass along the link to this video lifting up “Why Detroit?” and assembly theme “Abound in Hope.”
[3D 221st General Assembly logo floats in to a backdrop of the Detroit skyline.]
Vince Thomas - I’m Vince Thomas, the moderator of the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly. And though I live in Minneapolis ...
The role of the artist in the community can be one of listening on the edges. As an artist I love to sit in the liminal spaces of a conversation, listening for the passion and ideas, the vision and the plans take shape, and then I inscribe them on a canvas, recording them and making visible the dreams of the gathered the community.
In this video you will hear how your gifts to the Christmas Joy Offering have been a life-changer for Jackie McCain, who was left in challenging financial situation following the death of her husband Ray, a PC(USA) pastor. You will also learn how your gifts are currently helping deserving students attend Menaul School, an ethnically/racially diverse Presbyterian-founded school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that places its focus on mission and leadership development.
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Vernon Broyles, a volunteer serving in the Office of the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, shared his thoughts on the Confession of Belhar during the annual Polity Conference of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Prior to his work as a volunteer Broyles served in the Social Justice area of the General Assembly Council, now the Presbyterian Mission Agency.
Dawid Kuyler, General Secretary of the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa, engaged in a dialogue on the Confession of Belhar during a workshop at the Polity Conference of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He discussed the topic with Cynthia Holder Rich, Executive Pastor for Ministry at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kan.; and Charles A. Wiley III, Coordinator of the Office of Theology and Worship in the PC(U.S.A.).
Mission co-worker video from Egypt
Welcome to Egypt. What comes to mind when you think of Egypt? Pyramids, desert, camels? How about a place for peace, public education, and religious tolerance? In August, many churches felt the consequences for this kind of hope. But Presbyterians in Egypt remind us that the church is not a building but a body of Christ. Download this video and learn how Christians in Egypt want you and others to see Egypt on this World Communion Sunday.
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Through your gifts to the Peacemaking Offering, the Peacemaking Program's Travel Study Seminars (TSS) are helping to shine a light on injustice. In this year's Peacemaking Offering video, learn how your gifts can help provide grants for future TSS participants and how their experiences, and the stories they share, can be a catalyst for change in your church.
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Watch a recent video of Leisa Wagstaff share about her work in South Sudan.
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In this video, Janet Guyer talks about her work in Malawi.
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