거의 반 세기 동안 한인 장로교회들을 섬겨 온 한인 장로교 지도자의 사역이 금요일 저녁 그의 은퇴식에서 미국 장로교 총회를 위해 포틀랜드에 모인 장로교인들에 의해 기념되었습니다.
In a historic first, the 222nd General Assembly (2016) overwhelmingly elected Jan Edmiston, a presbytery executive from Chicago, and Denise Anderson of National Capital Presbytery as co-moderators Saturday evening. Sunday’s reception was a chance for church members to wish them well.
Feelings of celebration, gratitude and hope dominated the Board of Pensions dinner Sunday at the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The center, located along the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Corbett, is an ecumenical, community-based mission of First Presbyterian Church in Portland.
“I thought it was remarkable,” said Dave Behrs, vice president for enrollment management at San Francisco Theological Seminary, who attended part of the summit. “To spend 24 hours praying with these guys was awesome,” he said. “It’s probably the most important thing I could have done. The focus was on attention – on the Lord, on others and on ourselves.”
Richard Williams, coordinator of the Young Adult Volunteer program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), had participants in the denomination’s 222nd General Assembly (2016) on the edge of their seats Sunday.
A denominational official from Washington, D.C., and a presbytery leader from Tampa, Florida, were nominated Sunday to be the next stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Mid-council leaders in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) were challenged Sunday to be ready for a new wave of Christianity – a “global Christianity” – because it’s coming, whether the church is ready for it or not, whether it wants it or not.
Three Presbyterian women were honored for tireless and effective bridge-building Sunday during the Women of Faith Awards Breakfast at the 222nd General Assembly (2016)of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The final items of business were set Sunday for commissioners to the 222nd General Assembly (2016), as nine of 12 Commissioners’ Resolutions, and part of a 10th, were accepted for consideration during the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s biennial meeting.
Nearly 2,500 participants in the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) spread out Sunday to worship in about 30 congregations stretching from Vancouver, Washington, to Salem, Oregon.