Ten humanitarian workers, held by an armed opposition group in South Sudan, have been freed after five days in captivity. The United Nations today announced the release of the staff, all South Sudan nationals.
While trying to predict what shape any Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly will take, several issues are shaping up to take center stage June 16-23 when the 223rd General Assembly convenes in St. Louis.
Ten South Sudanese humanitarian aid workers disappeared April 26 outside of Yei in South Sudan’s Central Equatoria region. Among the missing are two staff members from ACROSS, a global partner of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) ended its pre-General Assembly board meeting here reaffirming, with one amendment, its Governance Task Force’s comments(GTF) to General Assembly 223 (2018) regarding reformation the A Corp proposal from the Way Forward Commission and Office of the General Assembly.
메릴랜드 볼티모어 센터에서 2명의 인턴직을 채우기 위해 인터뷰가 다음 주에 실시되며, 이는 볼티모어 노회의 봉사 학습 프로그램과 총회 사무국 (OGA) 간의 파트너십의 산물이다.
센터는 볼티모어 노회의 선교 사업으로, 미국 전역의 청년과 성인들의 다른 종류의 선교 경험을 위해 호스트한다. 즉, 센터의 파트너 교회 및 단체 회원들 옆에서 자원 봉사를 할 수 있고, 지역 지도자들과 신학적으로 반영하고, 집으로 돌아가서 자신의 공동체에서 정의를 만드는 데 참여하도록 준비한다.
Serious JuJu, a 1001 New Worshiping Community for youth and skaters in northwest Montana and Faith Presbyterian Church of the North Georgia Mountains have been named winners of the 2018 Sam and Helen R. Walton Awards.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) Coordinating Committee (formerly the Executive Committee) today appointed three members of PMA leadership to temporarily manage the agency until a permanent executive director is in place.
Thursday morning’s plenary of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) meeting here focused much of its attention on a series of comments issued by the PMAB to General Assembly 223 in response to the joint recommendation of the Way Forward Commission and All Agency Review Committee on the PC(USA) A Corp.
Interviews will be conducted next week to fill two intern positions at The Center in Baltimore, Maryland—a product of a partnership between the Presbytery of Baltimore-based service-learning program and the Office of the General Assembly (OGA).
The Center is a mission initiative of the Presbytery of Baltimore that hosts youth and adults from across the United States for a different kind of mission experience—one that allows them to volunteer beside members of The Center’s partner congregations and organizations, learn from local leaders, reflect theologically, and return home prepared to get involved in justice-making in their own communities.
A new Pew Research Center survey of more than 4,700 U.S. adults finds that one-third of Americans say they do not believe in the God of the Bible, but that they do believe there is some other higher power or spiritual force in the universe. A slim majority of Americans (56 percent) say they believe in God “as described in the Bible.” And one-in-ten do not believe in any higher power or spiritual force.