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OP Presbyterian shelters more than 100 people during snowstorm

By Catherine Colmerauer, Orchard Park Bee The Orchard Park Presbyterian Church (Orchard Park, N.Y.) got the phone call from Village Building Inspector Jeffrey Sweet early Tuesday afternoon. There…

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Prominent Presbyterians push back on divestment

By Steve Lipman, The Jewish Week On the Upper West Side, Rev. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, president of the Auburn Theological Seminary, which is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church…

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Liberal Church Groups React to Ferguson Grand Jury

By Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism, the blog site of the Institute on Religion and Democracy Two liberal church groups responded immediately to the Ferguson grand jury verdict. Here’s the National…

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Presbyterian peace activists bet on Iranian good will

By Dexter Van Zile, posted on the Algemeiner So-called peace activists within the Presbyterian Church (USA) have decided that they know better than the International Atomic Energy Agency. The…

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Questions remain as Second Presbyterian moves toward split

By Betty Bean, Shopper News The schism at Second Presbyterian Church, where part of the congregation has opted to leave the Presbyterian Church (USA) and follow Senior Pastor…

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Voting Chart: Amendment 14-F — changing the definition of marriage

Download a pdf file of the Amendment 14-F Vote Chart (will be updated often) In the remaining months of 2014 and into 2015,  presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church (USA) will…

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800-member church enters discernment process with presbytery

The session of 835-member First Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg, Va., voted unanimously on Oct. 28 to request dismissal from the Presbyterian Church (USA). Following a 24-hour congregation-wide prayer…

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Nashville attorney hired to conduct independent investigation of ‘1001’ controversy

By Jerry L. Van Marter, Presbyterian News Service A prominent Nashville attorney has been hired by the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board’s (PMAB) Executive Committee to investigate the circumstances…

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‘Reconciling Paul,’ Jesus Christ lord, the only way

By Viola Larson, Naming His Grace blog Jesus warns His disciples that some are only hired hands working for wages while they watch the Master’s sheep. But Jesus…

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Blackhawk Presbytery approves resolution to honor the consciences on both sides of marriage issue

At a recent meeting, Blackhawk Presbytery approved a resolution stating that it will honor the consciences of those of both sides of the same-sex marriage issue. Blackhawk Presbytery is…

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