Reports and study guides

  • Report on Anuak-Murle-Nuer Women’s Peace and Trust Building Meeting

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyPresbyterian Women

    After returning from a peace and trust building meeting in Sudan for Anuak, Murle and Nuer women, Marilynn Collins (a representative of Presbyterian Women’s Churchwide Coordinating Team) prepared this report on the history of violence in Southern Sudan, and the unique ways that women are engaged in the peace process.

    Learn more about the ways that you can support Sudanese women and the peace process in Sudan. A brochure related to this report details the prayer, advocacy, education and financial contributions you can offer.

  • PW Structural Review Task Group Report

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyPresbyterian Women

    Voting delegates at PW's 2012 Business Meeting will consider a resolution to commend the 2003 Structural Review Task Group's Report to PW groups.

    The task group worked from 2001 to 2003 to assess PW's organizational structure, programs and resources from an antiracist perspective. Their report includes various recommendations for individuals and PW groups to proactively build diverse communities.

    Learn more about the recommendations and the opportunities for growth for your PW group.

  • Frequently Asked Questions on the new Form of Government

    From Office of the General Assembly

    The new Form of Government took effect on July 10, 2011, which is one year after the adjournment of the 219th General Assembly (2010) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

  • A Churchwide Letter Concerning Amendment 10-A (Chinese)

    From Office of the General Assembly

    美國基督長老教會通過修訂封立準則

    當總會辦公室等待正式計票結果的時刻,173 個中會超過半數已經通過修改封立準則。

    在2011年5月10日本週二的會議,雙城地區的中會成為第87個認可此項修訂文的中會,此修訂文將刪除憲法規定,要求所有牧師,長老和執事生活在“忠誠地一男一女的婚約或守貞的單身“( 教會法規G-6.0106b)。

  • A Churchwide Letter Concerning Amendment 10-A (Spanish)

    From Office of the General Assembly

    A las congregaciones de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EEUUA)

    Estimados hermanos y hermanas en Cristo:

    Reciban ustedes abundancia de misericordia, paz y amor. (Judas 1:2). 

    El debate sobre las normas de ordenación ha sido una lucha en la familia presbiteriana por gran parte de las últimas tres décadas. Hemos tratado de buscar esa posición en la cual cada congregación, cada persona que sea parte de la membresía, cada diácono o diaconiza, anciano o anciana, y ministro o ministra de la Palabra los Sacramentos, puedan compartir sus dones en el ministerio y a la misma vez respetar la integridad de cada congregación, membresía, diácono o diaconiza, anciano o anciana, y ministro o ministra.

  • Advisory Opinion #24 (Spanish)

    From Office of the General Assembly

    Las acciones recientemente tomadas por la Asamblea General núm. 219 (2010) con relación a G-6.0106b en el Libro de Orden están planteando interrogantes en consistorios y presbiterios acerca del efecto de esta acción en el trabajo de estos cuerpos de examinación y ordenación. Este es un resumen de esas acciones y sus efectos.

  • Frequently Asked Questions on Amendment 10‐A and ordination standards (Spanish)

    From Office of the General Assembly

    En el mes de julio del año 2010, la Asamblea General 219a de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EEUUA) aprobó una enmienda (10-A) propuesta al Libro de Orden, que es parte de la constitución de la IP(EEUUA), en relación a las normas de ordenación. 

  • Frequently Asked Questions on Amendment 10‐A and ordination standards (Korean)

    From Office of the General Assembly

    2010 년 7 월에 있었던 미국장로교회 제 219 차 총회에서, 안수기준에 관련된 미국장로교회 헌법의 한 부분인
    규례서의 10‐A 조항에 대한 개정안을 승인하게 되었습니다. 모든 헌법의 변화가 그러하듯이, 10‐A 항에 대한
    개정이 규례서 안으로 들어오기 위해서는 173 개 노회들의 과반수가 넘는 인준을 요구하게 됩니다. 총회
    사무국은 공식적인 집계가 나오는 것을 기다리면서, 5 월 둘째 주 현재, 인준을 위한 최소의 숫자인 87 개
    노회가 10‐A 개정안을 인준한 것을 보게 되었습니다.

  • Advisory Opinion #24 (Korean)

    From Office of the General Assembly

    규례서 G‐6.0106b 조항에 관한 제 219 차 총회 (2010 년도)의 결의들은, 안수 심사와 안수 권한을
    가진 당회나 노회들 안에서 이번 결의들이 가져오는 영향에 대하여 질문들을 일으키고 있다. 아래
    개요는 바로 그러한 결의들과 파급 효과에 관한 것이다.

  • Ordination Standards and the new Form of Government (3/12)

    From Office of the General AssemblyConstitutional Interpretation

    Recent actions by the 219th General Assembly (2010) regarding G-6.0106b in the Book of Order
    are raising questions in sessions and presbyteries about the effect of this action on the work of
    these examining and ordaining bodies. This is a synopsis of those actions and their effects.

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