Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Preserving history and seeking a congregation in Red Banks, Miss.

Wanted: A congregation to fill the pews of a small, historic church in northern Mississippi. That’s the aim of Nancy Mikell, who is in the midst of finding…

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Longing for days gone by

Daryl Coons can’t help but recall the past every time he passes by the building that used to be a church for Native Americans on the Lac Courte…

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Ohio congregation rebuilding after winds destroyed building

Keith Leach was still a relative newcomer to Cambridge, Ohio, and his call to serve as pastor of First Presbyterian Church after 20-plus years working in construction when…

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My statement released to the OGA: ‘Practice what you preach’

By Mateen Elass The PCUSA Office of the General Assembly has been quite busy the last few days, issuing public statements calling on all sorts of people and…

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Dr. Lloyd Kim nominated as MTW coordinator

byFaith Staff LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Committee on Mission to the World (CMTW) is pleased to announce the nomination today of Dr. Lloyd Kim of Phnom Penh, Cambodia,…

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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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Fate of Presbyterian Church USA effort to redefine marriage to include same-sex unions uncertain

By Michael Gryboski No certainty exists over the fate of an amendment brought before the regional bodies of Presbyterian Church (USA) that would redefine the denomination’s marriage definition…

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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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