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Voting Chart: Amendment 14-F — changing the definition of marriage (updated 12/15/14)

Download a pdf file of the Amendment 14-F Vote Chart  (will be updated often) As of Dec. 15, the vote on Amendment 14-F, which seeks to change the…

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PCUSA pastor is influencing Church of Scotland gay clergy vote

Rev. Lindsay Biddle is ordained by the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is serving in Scotland. She is not identified in the articles as a PCUSA minister but as…

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Leaving . . . or staying?

by Erin Cox-Holmes, Presbyterians Today There’s a certified letter on your desk.” These words set the stomachs of presbytery executives churning and keep us up at night. The…

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Kansas church that left PCUSA takes property fight to court

By Michael Gryboski, Christian Post A congregation in Kansas that recently voted to leave Presbyterian Church (USA) for a more theologically conservative group is in a legal battle…

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Peters Creek Church legal battle over; possession of property being negotiated

By Francesca Sacco, The Observer-Reporter.com (Pennsylvania) Last week, a Washington County judge put a lengthy legal battle over the ownership of a Peters Township church to rest. Common Pleas…

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Area Presbyterians vote to uphold traditional marriage

By Bill Sherman, Tulsa World (Oklahoma) Pastors and lay leaders in the Eastern Oklahoma Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted this week against a proposed change in…

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ECO And Egypt?!

By Keith Hill, ECO’s blog Two weeks ago Fakhri Yacoub, Brian Stewart, my wife, Sarah, and I, had the privilege of representing ECO at the 150th anniversary of the Evangelical…

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Group files IRS whistleblower action against PCUSA

By Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Israelnationalnew.com In response to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s decision to divest from American companies doing business with Israel, Shurat Hadin (Israel Law Center)…

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If I had a vote … an analysis of the amendments to the PCUSA constitution

Presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have begun voting on the eight amendments sent down by the 221st General Assembly. While The Layman Online and other web sites are “tracking” the…

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West Lebanon church has new owner

By Nora Doyle-Burr, Valley News (West Lebanon, New Hampshire) A Maple Street church, vacant for more than three years, is now once again regularly occupied by worshipers. “Our congregation…

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