In May 2013 a Moderatorial Delegation from the PC(USA) traveled to Lebanon in solidarity with our partner church, the Synod of Syria and Lebanon. Though the nation states were politically divided at the end of colonial rule in the 1950s, the church remains united across the international border.
In almost all the countries of West Africa, Christians are a minority.
The Rev. Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) issued a statement today (August 30) in the wake of the escalating violence in Syria, calling upon U.S. and world leaders to refrain from military action.
We are deeply concerned about events in Syria. We grieve for our brothers and sisters who have suffered so deeply for so long. We yearn for an end to the bloodshed and renew our call for a cease-fire and a mediated process involving all parties to provide new choices for all Syrians.
From July 1-4, about 550 Korean Presbyterians from 25 churches gathered for spiritual revival and a family retreat hosted by the Atlantic Korean-American Presbytery and the Korean Presbyterian churches in the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic.
Christian conservatives who think Satan is using communism and Islam to bring down America can add a new “adversary” to the list: the Emergent Church movement.
American Presbyterians who want to help Christians in Egypt must first be informed, said a PC(USA) partner in a webinar hosted by Presbyterian World Mission today.
“God is doing a beautiful thing,” says the Rev. Georges Bitar. “Miracles of love are reshaping our ministry.”
The Syrian-born Lebanese pastor came to the United States in 2008 to start Middle Eastern Presbyterian Fellowship (MEPF) with a couple of prominent families in Tucson, Arizona.
Brandon Bailey, organizing pastor of Tidelands Church here, had been working as a youth pastor at Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Marysville, Wash., for more than a decade as he attended seminary and made his way through the call process.
Fifty years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. knocked on the nation’s conscience with his dream, religious leaders gathered in a historic church to remind the nation that he was fueled by faith.
While reflecting on the theme of the World Council of Churches (WCC) upcoming assembly in Busan, Indian churches stressed the importance of celebrating life in fullness, vibrancy, dynamism and fervor irrespective of caste, creed, color, class, gender or ethnicity.