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Thinking the Faith, Praying the Faith, Living the Faith is written by the PC(USA) Office of Theology and Worship.

Thinking, praying, and living the faith is at the core of ministry in the Office of Theology and Worship. In the following videos, learn more about what thinking, praying, and living the faith means to the leadership of the Office of Theology and Worship. Discover why it matters and what difference it makes in our lives, work, and worship.  

Charles Wiley  
Barry Ensign-George
David Gambrell
Christine Hong 
Karen Russell

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March 7, 2011

Ash Wednesday

Many Presbyterian congregations will observe Ash Wednesday this week. My friend Sheldon Sorge – an alumnus of the Office of Theology and Worship, now serving as Pastor to Pittsburgh Presbytery – once pointed out this liturgical oddity: that the Ash...

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March 2, 2011

Though none go with me

Despite Jesus’ command to the contrary I have been thinking about, maybe even worrying lately, about the future of the Presbyterian Church (USA). It seems that a lot of us have been trying to discern what God has in store...

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February 17, 2011

A Sneak Preview

I'm excited to share a sneak preview of the new worship webpages we're developing for the PC(USA) website. Among other things, we are reorganizing the worship offerings at under the following headings: The Service for the Lord's Day The...

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February 1, 2011

Welcoming Children in Worship

I'm preparing to lead a workshop on "Welcoming Children in Worship" — that is, providing for "children’s full participation with the whole congregation in worship, in Word and Sacrament, on the Lord’s Day," as the Presbyterian Directory for Worship instructs...

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January 31, 2011

Lessons from Captivity (Is the PCUSA in Exile?, Part II)

As several pointed out in response to my previous post, and I readily acknowledged, the comparisons between the current late-Christendom situation of the North American Church and post-monarchical Judaism ought not to be made in too simplistic a fashion. That...

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