In remarks on Monday to the Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned that gender equality is centuries away and called for worldwide efforts to empower women.
As if they didn’t have enough important and informative events to take in, Presbyterians attending the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at UN headquarters in New York and online also have side events available to them.
On Saturday, the Presbytery of New York City gathered in the 147-year-old sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn for its first quarterly stated meeting of 2023.
As the Board of Directors gathered for its spring meeting, the agency prepared to enter a season of rebuilding — a transformative effort, in collaboration with the Church, to assess and redesign the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) so congregations might be better served.
Paola Tognarelli’s [Tog-na-rē-le] connection to Mother Earth is sacred. Just like the bond she now shares with the other significant women in her life.
Batting leadoff during Monday’s ecumenical worship at the 67th Commission on the Status of Women, prominent Presbyterians preached a message of hope and inclusion to those gathered in person at the Church Center for the United Nations and to those participating in worship online.
With spring approaching, recent “Along the Road” podcasts look at ways ruling elders, deacons and mid council leaders can renew themselves and their faith communities through exercising individual passions, advocating for the rights of marginalized communities and “living into” updated church policies.
During a panel discussion on Saturday, engineer Anna Hand of Towson Presbyterian Church in Maryland helped to bring home the spirit-crushing realities that girls and young women sometimes face when they show interest in science, math, engineering and technology (STEM).
A husband and wife who serve as mission co-workers in South Korea have paired up with a seasoned online personality to co-host a Korean-language version of “A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast.”
The United Church of Christ is poised to make a historic choice. After a year-long process, the UCC Board voted Saturday to nominate Associate General Minister, the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson, for General Minister and President.