Thursday, July 24th, 2014

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Faith congregation is first to be dismissed from the Presbytery of Tampa Bay

Members of Faith Presbyterian Church find themselves affiliated with a new denomination following the congregation’s dismissal. The church of more than 700 members in Seminole, Fla., (located in…

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Largest Presbyterian denomination in U.S. demands Obama push for Israeli-Hamas ceasefire

By Michael Gryboski The largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States released a statement Tuesday demanding that President Barack Obama push Israel and Hamas towards negotiating a ceasefire…

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Voice of conservative Presbyterians heard on Capitol Hill

By Chris Woodward A Presbyterian lay leader is keeping Capitol Hill members of her denomination up-to-date on the views of those in the pews. Carmen Fowler LaBerge, president…

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U.S. congressman: Christian community in Iraq facing ‘genocide’

A United States Congressman has called the expulsion and continued persecution of Christians in Iraq “genocide.” Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday, Rep. Frank…

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Grace Presbyterian granted dismissal from New Covenant Presbytery

One of the larger congregations in the Presbyterian Church (USA) has been dismissed from the denomination and will be voting to call a new pastor in less than…

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Presbyterian Church criticizes Israel, ignores Christian persecution

By Raymond Ibrahim Days before the recent Israel/Hamas conflict erupted, the Presbyterian Church in America [Presbyterian Church USA] withdrew $21 million worth in investments from Israel because, as…

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Seeking Hope in a new denomination

A Minnesota congregation of nearly 1,200 members is paying more than a million dollars and losing one of its campuses but finds hope for the future with the…

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Kooistra is new president of Erskine College

byFaith Staff The Rev. William S. Cain, chairman of the Erskine Board of Trustees, announced today that Dr. Paul Kooistra of Suwannee, Ga., has been appointed president of…

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Presbyerian Church (USA)’s very special interest in Israel

By Mark Tooley The stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Gradye Parsons, has released a verbose statement demanding an end to the “violence” between Israel and Hamas…

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A celebration of ‘lunar’ communion in Texas

Forty-five years ago, the late astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon’s surface. On that same Apollo 11 trip to the moon, fellow…

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