The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board of Directors voted unanimously Friday to extend, by six months, the timeline for studying the future of Stony Point Center, a facility and ministry of the PMA along the Hudson River north of New York City that practices intentional hospitality and offers education, housing and meeting space.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) A Corporation (A Corp) board of directors is hoping to identify its final candidate for president early this summer. The board held its regular meeting today, saying it believes it will have a highly qualified pool of candidates from which to choose.
A delegation of 72 faith leaders and immigrant justice advocates returned from Honduras this week following a week of meetings with grassroots and religious partners to better understand the root causes of migration that have led thousands to flee Honduras.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has joined other Christian denominations in rejecting President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli annexation of the Golan Heights. In a statement released this week, churches say they are concerned about the administration’s disregard for international law.
New Creation Presbyterian Church, a 1001 New Worshiping Community in Hendersonville, Tenn. that became an official PC(USA) chartered congregation last year, has been a named as a winner of a $50,000 2019 Sam and Helen R. Walton award.
With eradicating systemic poverty as one of the three goals of the Matthew 25 invitation, Presbyterian Mission Agency Board members took two hours Thursday to hear from a panel what’s being done about it and, around round tables, to discuss poverty’s implications and challenges for congregations, mid councils and other groups.
It was dark; our only illumination came from the stars and the faint light of electric candles. Frogs and crickets serenaded us, and it struck me as a beautiful and holy space. The labyrinth was in a small clearing, surrounded by trees, under the open sky, so I stopped and looked up at the stars every so often as I walked.
The legal exoneration of the man who killed Antwon Rose last summer has sent yet another shock wave through our community. It seemed inconceivable that a man shooting and killing an unarmed boy who was fleeing from him could be found innocent of wrongdoing. Yet that is precisely what the jury determined. It is claimed that their decision hung on a single factor, that the killer was an on-duty police officer. In Pennsylvania, police are legally given discretionary latitude to shoot at anyone they deem to be a danger to themselves or to others. Yet what is “legal” and what is “right” can be very different.
With all the skill and passion she’s built spending 30 years in the pulpit, the Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett christened the Matthew 25 Invitation before the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board Wednesday.
故 케이티 캐논Katie Cannon 목사는 볼티모어에서 열리는 올해의 빅 텐트Big Tent 축하 행사의 폐회 예배에서 기억될 것이다. 여성신학의 유명한 목소리이자 강사이며 작가인 캐논Cannon은 작년에 백혈병과의 싸움으로 사망했다.