Total receipts for General Assembly mission fell short of the budget by $1.1 million for the first seven months of 2013, but Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA) entities underutilized the expense budget by a whopping $5.66 million over the same period, the PMA Board was told at its Sept. 25-27 meeting here.
Churches interested in serving as a residency site for the small-church residency program For Such A Time As This can now designate that when completing their Ministry Information Forms (MIF).
On Friday, the Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, joined with 33 other leaders of faith denominations and organizations to urge Congress duly to enact a budget that will keep our government running into the new fiscal year.
The Rev. Ann Tiemeyer, National Council of Churches (NCC) program director for women’s ministries, has been named the council’s interim associate general secretary for Joint Action and Advocacy, effective Oct. 1.
Facing a wave of open defiance to church law, the top court of the United Methodist Church is set to consider rulings challenging church teaching on homosexuality.
Charlotte, NC—Sharon Presbyterian Church, founded in 1831, is now the site of the new Charlotte campus of Union Presbyterian Seminary that hosted the fall meeting of the Committee on Theological Education (COTE). The setting was apropos for leaders in theological education and the church, especially within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The leadership of young adults is seen around the COTE table. Kathy Wolf Reed—the chairperson of COTE and a pastor in Tuscaloosa, Alabama—is a young adult herself. Other young adult members of the committee include Nicholas Yoda, pastor head of staff of Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati; Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri, …
Talking the talk of Christian faith is not enough, San Francisco Theological Seminary President Jim McDonald to the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board at its closing worship service here today (Sept. 27). “We have to walk the walk.”
Imagine an Egypt where Muslims and Christians work side by side, their faith bringing them closer to one another rather than separating them. Now, imagine sharing how God has brought understanding and fellowship to a place longing for peace with those who are not in the church.
Both are not just in our imaginations. With your help they can be a reality.
Worship is a central part of the mission of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM).
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) today overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that lower-paid employees at the Presbyterian Center here be given higher percentage raises than top-tier staffers.