The General Assembly Special Committee on the Confession of Belhar has made available The Bible and Belhar, a new resource co-authored by Stephen Hayner and Mark Labberton which addresses the biblical basis of the confession. The 220th General Assembly (2012) voted to begin the process of amending The Book of Confessions to include the Confession of Belhar, and Moderator Neal D. Presa appointed the special committee to study the confession and provide education throughout the church.
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Transformational leaders are men and women of diverse ages, backgrounds and cultures who are witnesses to God’s love, empowered by the Spirit and committed to Jesus Christ. In gratitude, they are, and help others to be, culturally proficient, resilient, trustworthy, innovative, adaptive and theologically grounded in the Reformed tradition.
Latest Bulletin inserts
Use these bulletin inserts in your church during the weeks leading up to the Pentecost offering:
- From My Youth - Highlights the benefits of the Pentecost Offering
- I Still Proclaim - Involvement with faith communities has a long-term affect in the lives of children.
Latest Forms and applications
Donate items to the silent auction at the 2015 Churchwide Gathering. Use this form to share details about your item (only new items, minimum value $25).
Forms are due June 1.
Latest Liturgy and worship aids
Ayudas litúrgicas 24 de mayo / Liturgical Helps May 24
Latest Manuals and policies
Based on comments, questions, and observations by the Educator Certification Committee, brush up on some of the expectations of an Educator Certification Advisor by following these Best Practices for Advisors.
Latest Video, audio and multimedia
Being Presbyterian is unique in many ways -- how the church is governed and how decisions are made, and by whom, for example. Watch this quick video that explains business at General Assembly.
Latest Publications and periodicals
PHEWA's Presbyterians for Disability Concerns (PDC) network, in collaboration with the Office of the General Assembly and the five human resources departments of the PC(USA), offers this new resource, “Better Together: Transformed by God’s Variety of Gifts,” to assist in your observances of Disability Inclusion Sundays. This resource, commissioned by action of the 219th General Assembly (2010), includes powerful personal testimonies and strategies for inclusion in every setting, from worship and Christian education to places of employment.
Latest Posters and fliers
Advocate for your congregation to prioritize Courageous Conversations, a PC(USA) call to stop sexual violence by preaching, teaching or holding a service of healing during the month of October. A list of resources are available for your use.
Latest Reports and study guides
A General Assembly committee met to begin planning a conference on race, ethnicity, racism and ethnocentricity, as part of an action of the 221st General Assembly (2014). The conference will be held this fall 2015, and will be reported to the 222nd General Assembly (2016).