My son recently finished the requirements for the Boy Scouts’ highest honor, Eagle Scout. As part of his final project, he designed and built a Little Free Pantry and a Little Free Library, providing food and books to those in need in our community.
The ideas fly around the circle as delegates from nine countries and 12 Presbyterian and Reformed denominations respond to an Action Plan for the next two years. We are on the island of Curaçao, in the eastern Caribbean Sea, at the biennial meeting of CANACOM — the Caribbean and North American Council for Mission.
More than 250 Presbyterians and their friends marched from the Presbyterian Center to Jefferson Square Park near the Louisville Main Jail Wednesday, delivering words of encouragement, pleas to end the cash bail system — and enough money to free more than 50 people being detained because they can’t raise the cash.
Wearing blue T-shirts and answering cries of “No justice” with roars of “No peace,” the marchers heard from local speakers and those from afar, including J. Phillip Thompson, New York City’s deputy mayor for strategic policy initiatives. The Big Apple has done away with its cash bail system, and 3,000 fewer people are in jail there now than when Mayor Bill de Blasio began his administration in 2014.
루이빌 — 미국장로교 법인 이사회는 화요일 캐시 루커트Kathy Lueckert를 총회 확인을 조건으로 법인A Corporation 대표로 지명하였다.
The Reformed Calvinist Church of El Salvador (IRCES) is a unique church partner. Though small in number, it is big in vision and commitment to the gospel. Grounded in their reformed identity, they are always making time to analyze and discern their call, based on the context in which they serve. From way south of the border, our partners are watching and anticipating the direct impact of U.S. immigration policy as they turn to longtime U.S. mission partners and confidants to ask, “What are you going to do about this? How can we face this together?”
The gospel empowers people of color — and it’s for white people too, the Rev. Samuel Son, the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Manager for Diversity and Reconciliation, told a crowd gathered for worship at the Presbyterian Center last week and for a quarterly update on the Matthew 25 invitation from PMA leadership.
God-given greatness isn’t something one achieves; it is something inherent to being human. This is the core message that the leaders at Elmwood United Presbyterian Church in East Orange, New Jersey, are instilling in their youth. These mentors hold fast to the belief that if a person is to be successful in the Christ-abundant life, he or she must take complete responsibility for that greatness and protect it.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board of Directors voted Tuesday to name Kathy Lueckert as president of the A Corporation, subject to confirmation by the General Assembly.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board of Directors today electedKathy Lueckert as president of the A Corporation, subject to confirmation by the General Assembly. Beginning August 12, Lueckert will lead the corporation, reporting to its 11-member board, and manage what is currently known as the Administrative Services Group.
The Reverend Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary. The New Jersey seminary bestowed the honor during its recent graduation ceremony where Nelson was the commencement speaker.