Un elemento importante de negocio ante la 222a Asamblea General (2016) es la elección de un/a Secretario/a Permanente de la Asamblea General. El Comité de Nominaciones del/de la Secretario/a Permanente, elegido por la Asamblea General 221a (2014), ha sido diligente en su trabajo y ha tenido cuidado para seguir el proceso detallado en las Reglas Establecidas de la Asamblea General que se encuentran en el Manual de la Asamblea General.
by Mike Graves
The church has always gravitated toward beauty and justice, and for good reason—they describe the very nature of God. As surely as the New Testament declares “God is love,” it could just as easily have included, “God is beauty” and “God is just.” Travel all over the globe and you will discover beauty is one of the hallmarks of the church. Tourists in Paris take as many photos of Notre Dame as they do of the Eiffel Tower. Stained glass, candles, pipe organs, on and on the list goes. Even the simplest of churches usually will ...
Just Eating? Practicing Our Faith at the Table Leader's Guide is a seven-session curriculum for congregations that explores the relationship between the way we eat and the way we live, published by the Presbyterian Hunger Program.This version was adapted for use in African American Congregations with the partnership of several churches in the Chicago area.
The study uses scripture, prayer and stories from the local and global community to explore five key aspects of our relationship with food:
The Korean Armistice, which called for a peace process and the withdrawl of all foreign forces from the Korean peninsula temporarily stopped the raging war in Korea in 1953; however, more than six decades later no peace treaty or agreement has replaced the Armistice Agreement. This document was prepared by a coalition of U.S. groups working for peace and reconciliation in Korea for the 2013 Peace Weekend in Washington, D.C.
Read this article from the ideas! For Church Leaders series:
2012 marks 175 years of Presbyterian mission and ministry for the GAMC. This article invites you to look at your own mission and ministry in the church, and suggests ideas for building disciples in your congregation.
See this OGHS report of the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People 2008 funded partnerships.
See this list of Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People 2009 funded partnerships.
A prayer for peace and reunification prepared by the National Council of Churches in Korea and the Korean Christian Federation on the occasion of the 100th year of Japanese annexation of Korea, 65th year of the Liberation and the Division, and 60th year of the Korean War.
Presbyterians for Disability Concerns (PDC) is offering our 2011 Inclusion Sunday resources to equip churches for inclusive ministry. The ideas and suggestions for worship and theology, confirmation and models of ministry come from actual experiences of writers who are committed to inclusion of children and youth of all abilities. It is our prayer that this packet will assist you in your ministry with all of God’s children.
The General Assembly military-related divestment policy was first adopted in 1982, and has been revised three times since then. The most recent revision was made by the 1998 General Assembly. This policy is an outgrowth of the General Assembly=s adoption of Peacemaking: A Believer=s Calling which asked the entire church to review its witness and seek additional ways to promote peacemaking. MRTI conducted a review of its engagements with military-related companies, and developed guidelines consistent with the historic concerns of the General Assembly. These included concern about the overall spending on the military, over-dependence on military contracts by ...