Mary Gene Boteler, in Ohio, had an idea. Mary Stout, in Nebraska, took it another step.
The result was a special stole presented Friday to the brand-new Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
It was 1967, often referred to as the “Summer of Love.” Scores of young people were involved in religious and meditative movements. They were suspicious of the government and generally opposed to the Vietnam War. Grown-ups viewed young people as being too radical or acting too militant.
J. Herbert Nelson was overwhelmingly elected Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in an historic vote Friday, becoming the first black man selected as the top ecclesial officer of the nation's largest Reformed body, a largely white denomination.
Commissioners to the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Thursday instructed the denomination’s mission agency to close the pay gap between its highest- and lowest-paid employees.
The current ratio is 6.04:1, moving to 5.8:1 next year. Commissioners approved, 406-133, an overture from the Presbytery of Newton instructing the Presbyterian Mission Agency to move the ratio to 5:1, beginning with new positions, in “a reasonable amount of time.”
미국 장로교 정서기가 대법원 DAPA 소송에 대한 성명서를 발표하다
포괄적인 이민 개혁이 없는 상태에서, 1천 1백만 명의 사람들이 매일 아침 일어나면서 그들이 가족과 함께 머물 수 있을지, 계속해서 직장에 나가며 학교에 갈 수 있을지, 안정된 장소에서만 태동될 수 있는 꿈들을 꿀 수 있을지를 염려하고 있습니다. 어린 시절에 이 나라에 도착한 자들에 대한 유예 조치(DACA)의 확장 및 부모들에 대한 유예 조치(DAPA)의 통과는 5백만 명의 사람들로부터 이러한 걱정을 덜어주었을 것입니다. 나는 하나님의 자녀들에게 이러한 자비를 베푸는데 실패한 대법원의 결정에 대단히 실망했습니다.
Recognizing his efforts to make the Presbyterian Publishing Corp. an online bookseller, the 222nd General Assembly (2016) confirmed Marc Lewis for a third term Thursday to lead the agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
A decision two years ago that would have reconfigured and reduced the number of synods in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) was rescinded Thursday by a 421-158 vote of the 222nd General Assembly (2016).
The annual statistical reports Presbyterian congregations file with the Office of the General Assembly (OGA) will be changing, primarily in the racial classifications used.
The Presbytery of Elizabeth submitted an overture asking for the revisions, but the 222nd General Assembly (2016) voted Thursday to refer the request to OGA, which is already reviewing the classifications. The referral specifically asks OGA to work with the General Assembly Committee on Representation to determine the best way to make the changes before the 223rd General Assembly (2018).
It was like stumbling through the coats and falling into Narnia. That’s how Maryanne McKibben Dana felt when she sent her first blog post out into the world 13 years ago.
Meet Loretta Baker-Yates. Many here at the 222nd General Assembly(2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) hope to do so. She’s somewhat famous now, as the lady who rode a bus for three days to get here from Sumter, South Carolina.