Publications and periodicals
Reports and Recommendations on the Social and Health Effects of Alcohol Use and Abuse by the Advisory Council on Church and Society and
Implementation of an Expanded Churchwide Address to Alcohol-Related Problems, a Joint Report of the General Assembly Mission Board and the Program Agency.
Both reports were adopted by the 198th General Assembly (186) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
The History and Contributions of All-Black Governing Bodies in the Predecessor Denominations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Our Thanksgiving guide is designed to help you create a celebration that celebrates the blessings God has provided. Simplify your Thanksgiving and focus on God, your family and friends by implementing lifestyle practices and tips from our guide.
This is the time of year when OGA is asked a series of questions about amending our Constitution.
This document is an attempt to provide timely answers to aid your presbytery in dealing with amendments. We expect that all three booklets of the Proposed Amendments should arrive in your offices within the next few days.
This paper Paul Hopkins looks at the record of Presbyterian, and where applicable, Presbyterian involvement in ecumenical efforts related to Jewish refugees during the Nazi period. It will also attempt to show the motivations. behind our Middle East policy statement adopted in 1974 as well as later peacemaking efforts in that troubled area.
Document in Spanish that explains the action of the General Assembly to create this program and how you can help.
“Renewed Call to Presbyterian Mission in the World! A Dialogue for Our Shared Future” brought together leaders from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Presbyterian groups engaged in mission around the world. Participants signed “An Invitation to Expanding Partnership in God’s Mission” at the conclusion of the Dallas consultation held Jan. 16-18.
The invitation includes a covenant to live and serve together and a commitment to work cooperatively. The participants also pledged to celebrate diverse Presbyterian approaches to mission, to share responsibility for education and preparation of all Presbyterians for mission, and to seek and support more mission ...
An overview of The Trinity: God's Love Overflowing by Daniel Migliore of Princeton Seminary.
In the 35th year after its founding by Vartan H. Jinishian and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Jinishian Memorial Program (JMP) published a brief historical account of its own origins and the resulting humanitarian and spiritual work among Armenians as an ecumenical relief and development agency. “Serving the Least of These” by Sylvia Casberg Guinn-Ammons was published in 2001.
This Final Report of the Independent Abuse Review Panel (IARP) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) summarizes fact-finding inquiries conducted since 2004 into reports of past physical and sexual abuse on Presbyterian mission fields.
The Final Report, then, mirrors the past 7 years in all of these ways. The pages that follow form a whole that is complex, and nuanced, with interlocking components. It requires a careful reading of the whole in order to appreciate the full context of the parts.
-Past, Present and Future
-What happened then and what to do now
-Who is responsible for what