A resource for conscientious objectors.
Presbyterians and Mormons: A Study in Contrasts is a 1990 study paper of the Theology and Worship Ministry Unit of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The paper includes a brief history of Mormonism, information on Mormon practices and beliefs, and a section on pastoral concerns, as well as a lexicon, a bibliography, and a study guide. Hard copies of the study guide are available for purchase.
Developed by members of the Advisory Council in Church and Society for study and response as part of a policy development in preparation for the 199th General Assembly (1987), Presbyterians and Peacemaking: Are We Now Called to Resistance? examines the concept of resistance as a "stance of faith" embodied in Biblical and historical precedents. It also explores questions surrounding the usefulness of traditional just war criteria in the nuclear age; withholding of taxes as an expression of resistance to military policy; non-violence as an instrument of social change and non-compliance with selective service.
Presbyterians Today's Advent devotional embraces the observance of the Celtic Advent, which begins NOVEMBER 15 (earlier than our traditional Advent), encompassing a full 40-days which mirrors the season of Lent.
“Feed my sheep . . . ” Presbyterian Women make it their business to feed and tend Jesus’ sheep. This report highlights some of PW's work in the world (tending Christ’s sheep) during the 2012–2015 triennium. But this report just hints at the abundance PW has shared during those 1,095 days. After you see what PW has accomplished nationally, find a PW group in your congregation, presbytery or synod and add your gifts!
First time at a presbytery meeting? Use this Bingo card and notice the terms used throughout the gathering.
Gather and analyze data about all clergy positions and compensation within your presbytery, broken down by gender and racial/ethnic status. Insert the percentages.
Guidelines for Presbyterians on interfaith dialogue, based on 199th General Assembly Action.
We send work teams because an invitation has been extended to us to come and help with the witness to recovery in a particular part of the world or the United States.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance only sets up recovery sites where churches have decided toinvite others in to help as they seek to rebuild after disasters. Thus it is the local church partner,council, or faith based organization that has done the assessment, determined the nature of thework, and made all of the arrangements to provide for the arrival of volunteers.
Part I of the study of Commissioned Lay Pastors is a survey of presbyteries about CLPs. It was completed by PC(USA) Research Services.