Se le está dando al pueblo presbiteriano la oportunidad de opinar sobre el desarrollo de un nuevo sitio web de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE. Se ha comenzado a trabajar en el nuevo proyecto que incorporará el trabajo de la Oficina de la Asamblea General, la Agencia de Misión Presbiteriana y la Sociedad Histórica Presbiteriana, así como otros sitios ministeriales.
Near the end of a recent Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) webinar, Tracie Campbell made an impassioned plea for people of faith to “do something” to curtail gun violence in this country.
Meeting Bob Abrams is like catching up with a life-long family friend. The retired Presbyterian pastor has never met a stranger and is always ready to sit down and chat about everything from his time in the Navy, adventures in golf and the mission field, to his work as volunteer coordinator for Presbyterian Men.
The Co-Moderators of the 225th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have appointed 16 individuals to serve on a special committee to consider a new confession. The Rev. Shavon Starling-Louis and the Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace announced the appointees Monday.
Last year, the 225th General Assembly initiated a process asking that a new confession be written and to take under advisement the work of the Synod of the Northeast. The assembly also mandated that the special committee be formed no later than December 2024.
Presbyterians are being given an opportunity to have a say in the development of a new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website. Work has begun on the new project that will incorporate the work of the Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Mission Agency and Presbyterian Historical Society, as well as other ministry sites.
Before the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins took to the stage at Schaller Memorial Chapel to deliver the final convocation for Synod School on Friday, the Rev. Dr. Matt Sauer of Manitowoc (Wisconsin) Cooperative Ministry, as he’d done all week, donned a red zip-up cardigan just like another Presbyterian, Fred Rogers, used to. It was Sauer’s duty to remind those attending the 69th annual gathering that not all the world is like the Synod of Lakes and Prairies’ Synod School, which concluded Friday on the campus of Buena Vista University.
Concluding her week-long journey through biblical accounts starting with the letter “c” — Creation, crisis, covenant and Christ came before — the Rev. DeEtte Decker, the preacher during Synod School last week and the communications director for the Presbyterian Mission Agency, concluded worship on Friday with more alliteration: the church as co-creator.
When Pastor Erika Irizarry Rodriguez received a technology grant from the Presbyterian Foundation, she breathed both a sigh of relief and exclaimed a shout of joy.
Communion was served to those attending Synod School worship on Thursday. The elements — a small round cracker and a green grape — were distributed in compostable plant starch sandwich bags.
“Y’all responded a little better than I thought you would yesterday,” the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins told Synod School attendees Thursday morning, referring to a talk he delivered Wednesday on whether some symbols belong in church. “So today I thought I’d talk about Christianity and capitalism.”