During six years in El Salvador as a mission co-worker with the Joining Hands Network, Kristi Van Nostran worked to bring people to a common table and create a network to support ongoing efforts around justice and food sovereignty. Now she is working with two Southern California presbyteries to once again walk alongside her Central American brothers and sisters.
The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 on a Sunday, the day of rest for most people. On Sunday, June 23, Korean Presbyterian Church of Indianapolis, Ind., invited Korean War veterans and their families for Sunday worship and fellowship following the service. The Korean church has observed Korean War Commemoration Sunday annually for over a decade, giving thanks for the sacrifice of those who fought on Korean soil.
The Presbytery of Mid-Kentucky helped two Louisville congregations formalize their future together by holding worship Monday in the Harvey Browne Presbyterian Church chapel that’s used for worship each Sunday by the Korean Presbyterian Church of Louisville.
“Peace is not the absence of chaos, but the presence of hope.” That was the message from the Rev. Dr. Rodger Nishioka Sunday evening during opening worship kicking off week two of the 2019 Presbyterian Association of Musicians’ worship and music conference being held at the Montreat Conference Center.
The Racial Equity Advocacy Committee issued this statement Monday:
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Special Offerings ministry launched a redesigned website Friday, (specialofferings.pcusa.org) giving church leaders and users a more intuitive and robust presence to interact with the Special Offerings staff and access to the many resources available to congregations wishing to participate in the Church’s four Special Offerings. The ministry built the new site as a response to feedback its staff has received from church leaders and individuals over the past several years.
The Rev. Eugenia Anne Gamble thinks of the Ten Commandments more as a love letter from God and less as God’s list of “thou shalts” and “thou shalt nots.”
Delegations from as far as Indonesia and all over the U.S. are gearing up for five sweaty, charged and delight-filled days at the Presbyterian Youth Triennium (PYT) at Purdue University July 16-20. While it’s a youth-focused event, adults will have the opportunity for their own enlightenment by accessing the Adult Learning Track offering.
Board of Pensions finances are robust and the funding of its plans and programs secure, Executive Vice President Michael F. Fallon Jr., the Chief Financial Officer, reported to the Board of Directors at its summer meeting June 20-22 in Minneapolis.
When she agreed to be the graphic designer for Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2019, Ashley Rash didn’t know that 90 percent of the work would be in June. “It’s been crazy,” she says. “But, quite honestly, it’s also been a lot fun.”