Report of the Special Committee on the Work of the Holy Spirit to the 182nd General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
The committee was appointed by the 180th General Assembly (1968) with instructions to study Overtures 14, 15, 16, and 17, and to report to the 181st General Assembly (1969). These overtures requested study of
the work of the Holy Spirit with special reference to glossolalia and other charismatic gifts within the fellowship of the United Presbyterian Church.
The committee made a preliminary report in 1969 and recommended that it be continued with …
A collection of resources to help veterans and their families cope with trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
This 1993 guide, created by the PC(USA) and the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (now the Union for Reform Judaism), offers a number of plans for congregations wanting to study or engage in a project together, together with resources and guidelines for conversation on Middle East issues.
"This Bread of Life" is a 2010 report of the United States Catholic Reformed Dialogue on the Eucharist / Lord's Supper. It includes historical background, theological perspectives, and pastoral implications. Related sites: Lord's Supper, Sacraments, Invitation to Christ, Presbyterian Worship.
Ask participants to spend a few minutes reading the following questions and reflecting in silence. When time is called, ask them share with others at their tables.
Hungryhearts article by Terrence A. Taylor
Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a member of a Roman Catholic monastic community that embraced silence, yet he spoke volumes about the most important spiritual issues of our day. He was an enormously complex man who sought silence, solitude and contemplation while at the same time living an active life that led him to friendships with hundreds of people scattered throughout the world. Although his movement and communication was quite restricted for the 27 years that he was a member of the Cistercian order, he played a key role in shaping historical events by speaking …
A Selective Timeline of the Christian Ecumenical Movement for Peace on the Korean Peninsula
The World Council of Churches expresses urgency for peace and reunification on the Korean peninsula in close cooperation with member churches.
This is an updated version of “Call to Presbyterian Ministry of the Word and Sacrament” — explores one’s sense of call and the criteria used in the qualities for leadership.