Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Distinction between Biblical Israel and modern Israel sought in overture

The Layman Prompted by a heading in the new Presbyterian hymnal Glory to God, the Presbytery of Chicago has asked the 221st General Assembly to distinguish between Biblical…

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Congregational vote for dismissal recommended for Houston’s Grace Presbyterian

Grace Presbyterian Church in Houston soon may be voting on departure from the Presbyterian Church (USA). The Presbytery Discernment Team (PDT) for Grace recommended that the session call…

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Regarding ruling elders: Financial Responsibilities

By Conrad Rocha The Book of Order of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) provides that ruling elders serving in a church council have “responsibility for the leadership, guidance, and…

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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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