Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Shenango Presbytery bids farewell to five congregations

Five more congregations have been dismissed from the Presbyterian Church (USA) during meetings of Shenango Presbytery. Irwin Presbyterian Church in Stoneboro, Pa., Tower Presbyterian Church in Grove City,…

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ECO executive clears up ‘misconceptions’ and encourages ‘a more gracious tone’

The Synod Executive of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians has written to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s middle governing council leadership to “both clear up some misconceptions…

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ECO presbytery rejects PCUSA presbyter’s ‘characterizations of ECO’

The moderator and stated clerk of the ECO Presbytery of Florida, part of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians have sent a letter to its churches rejecting the “events…

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A lost Friendship in Florida

Despite its efforts to provide a satisfactory counter offer, a Florida congregation has been dismissed from the Presbyterian Church (USA) without its property. Friendship Presbyterian Church, located in…

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Two more joint solutions approved by Los Ranchos Presbytery

A pair of congregations from Los Ranchos Presbytery in California was dismissed to affiliate with ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians during a presbytery meeting on June…

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Church votes point to exits from denomination

A pair of churches from Los Ranchos Presbytery will be leaving the Presbyterian Church (USA) and another from San Diego Presbytery has indicated its intent to follow suit….

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Grandview, Wash., congregation changes name, leaves PCUSA for ECO

Holding firm to the beliefs that Scripture is the final authority for a life of faith and Jesus is the only way to salvation, another Washington congregation exited…

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An ECO presence in Lemon Cove, Calif.

The move away from the Presbyterian Church (USA) to a new denomination served as a boost of energy for a small congregation in central California. First Presbyterian Church…

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Fellowship and Presbyterians for Renewal plan merger

The Layman There’s a lot going on with the Fellowship of Presbyterians (FOP) this summer. In an email sent at the end of last week, it was announced…

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Group making plans to break away from Cincinnati congregation

A vote to seek dismissal from the Presbyterian Church (USA) fell five votes short of the supermajority needed for Covenant-First Presbyterian Church to move into a new denomination…

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