Our Thanksgiving guide is designed to help you create a celebration that celebrates the blessings God has provided. Simplify your Thanksgiving and focus on God, your family and friends by implementing lifestyle practices and tips from our guide.
This is the time of year when OGA is asked a series of questions about amending our Constitution.
This document is an attempt to provide timely answers to aid your presbytery in dealing with amendments. We expect that all three booklets of the Proposed Amendments should arrive in your offices within the next few days.
This paper Paul Hopkins looks at the record of Presbyterian, and where applicable, Presbyterian involvement in ecumenical efforts related to Jewish refugees during the Nazi period. It will also attempt to show the motivations. behind our Middle East policy statement adopted in 1974 as well as later peacemaking efforts in that troubled area.
A Message from the Colloquium on the Accra and Belhar Confessions
Stony Point, New York, USA, January 15-17, 2010 (Martin Luther King Day Weekend)
This story is a summary of an interview of Dr. David Suh (Korean: Suh, Kwang Sun), retired pastor and professor of Ewha University, done by Kurt Esslinger, pastor and mission co-worker of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. assigned to the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK). The interview was broadcast as a webinar hosted by Global Ministries of the United Church of Christ/Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in cooperation with the NCCK Reconciliation and Unification Committee.
Drawing on the work of the predecessor self-study by the PCCEC, the task force has drafted this preliminary report. It offers background information about the exams and presents some proposals concerning preparation for the exams within the overall context of the preparation for ministry process and the timing and locations for writing the exams.
An overview of The Trinity: God's Love Overflowing by Daniel Migliore of Princeton Seminary.
The Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program is a year of service for young adults, ages 19–30, at sites in the U.S. and around the world. Consider taking part in a YAV experience like Akilah Hyrams, who served in the Philippines in 2016–17.
Pastoral leadership is hard work. The challenge of sustaining faithful service to Jesus Christ and those who seek to follow him is real. And it is an abiding challenge. How can it be done?
Across its history the church has discerned disciplines that sustain faithful service in pastoral leadership. These disciplines have been gathered together to help pastoral leaders measure their own practice of ministry – to be grateful for areas where they are strong, and to identify practices that can strengthen them as pastoral leaders. These documents have often (though not always) been titled “Rule.” Rule in this sense …
This Final Report of the Independent Abuse Review Panel (IARP) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) summarizes fact-finding inquiries conducted since 2004 into reports of past physical and sexual abuse on Presbyterian mission fields.
The Final Report, then, mirrors the past 7 years in all of these ways. The pages that follow form a whole that is complex, and nuanced, with interlocking components. It requires a careful reading of the whole in order to appreciate the full context of the parts.
-Past, Present and Future
-What happened then and what to do now
-Who is responsible for what
The Final Report …