Friday, April 18th, 2014

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Renewed barrage of overtures targets Israel for PCUSA rebuke

Like the drive to convey the church’s blessing upon same-sex marriage, the campaign to bring the church’s condemnation upon Israel will be back at this year’s Presbyterian Church…

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Lynnfield, Mass., native found dead in Nicaragua

By Jennifer Smith Karen Colclough spent a great deal of her life dedicated to helping others. A native of Lynnfield who had been living in Wyoming for the…

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Synod overture requests study of end-of-life issues

The Layman The Synod of the Covenant is asking the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to approve the production of a new “pastoral and educational…

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Life at beginning and end — a topic in Detroit

By Presbyterians Pro-Life Human life is shaping up to be the dominant topic in the Social Justice Issues Committee of the coming General Assembly of the PCUSA(Presbyterian Church…

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Highland Park Presbyterian Church sues for control of its $30 million property

By Claire St. Amant, Culture Map Dallas When Highland Park Presbyterian Church was founded in 1926, the world was a very different place than it is today. The Park…

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Pennsylvania congregations find new homes with EPC

Three more churches from western Pennsylvania have left the Presbyterian Church (USA) to become members of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). Executive Presbyter Craig Kephart confirmed that Venice…

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Presbyterian Church (USA) wants to raise your taxes, though it pays none

The Presbyterian Church (USA), which pays no Federal Income taxes or property taxes as a non-profit religious organization, wants to see your taxes raised. Produced by the denomination’s…

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A different kind of offering: Presbyterians start community service program

By Ben Bromley Offering a gift on Sunday morning doesn’t need to mean dropping money into a plate. Parishioners at First Presbyterian Church in Baraboo have found it’s…

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Overture asks GA to affirm review of coal export projects

The Layman In an overture that is only one sentence long, the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is being asked to “affirm the decision of…

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Seminary property plan sparks concern

By Graham Moomaw Residents in Richmond’s North Side may not have any clear legal recourse to stop development on a high-profile green space, but they intend to try….

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