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A pair of churches leaves Carlisle Presbytery; 9th congregation departs Santa Barbara

The number of congregations released from the Presbyterian Church (USA) by the Presbytery of Carlisle grew to three with the dismissals of Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church and…

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A second Iowa congregation affiliates with ECO

An Iowa congregation became the second from the state to join ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians when it was dismissed from the Presbyterian Church (USA) in…

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Los Ranchos Presbytery OKs a pair of joint solutions

Los Ranchos Presbytery approved joint solutions for two more congregations during a special called meeting on July 31. Multiple sources confirmed for The Layman that the presbytery gave…

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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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Grace Presbyterian granted dismissal from New Covenant Presbytery

One of the larger congregations in the Presbyterian Church (USA) has been dismissed from the denomination and will be voting to call a new pastor in less than…

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Seeking Hope in a new denomination

A Minnesota congregation of nearly 1,200 members is paying more than a million dollars and losing one of its campuses but finds hope for the future with the…

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ECO executive clears up ‘misconceptions’ and encourages ‘a more gracious tone’

The Synod Executive of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians has written to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s middle governing council leadership to “both clear up some misconceptions…

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Pastor has no worries over threat of eviction from church manse

The threat of being forced from the home he and his family have lived in for nearly four years is not one that worries the Rev. Brian Jacobson….

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San Gabriel PC leaves presbytery by the same name

After a couple of holdups in the process, San Gabriel Presbyterian Church (SGPC) is finally a member of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. San Gabriel was…

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Mount Pisgah changes name, leaves PCUSA

Another Washington congregation has changed its name and left the Presbyterian Church (USA) to make its home in another denomination. Mt. Pisgah Presbyterian Church, located in Roslyn 80…

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