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An order of Presbyterian Abbots? … and Costellos? – (updated)

Yes, I’ve already heard the joke: “An order of Abbots? What about an order of Costellos? What we really need is some comic relief!” But the creation of…

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God uses unlikely circumstances to show that it is His work

DALLAS, Texas — Speaking at the Aug. 18 worship service, Carol Kaminski said that for “you and I to understand how God’s mission is accomplished today, we have to…

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Woodbury, St. Stephen congregations released by Central Florida Presbytery

Two Orlando area congregations have been granted dismissal from the Presbyterian Church (USA). During the June 3 meeting of Central Florida Presbytery, Woodbury Presbyterian Church and St. Stephen…

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My mixed birth metaphor coming out of the ECO/Fellowship Dallas Gathering

After the official Synod meeting of the ECO: Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians, the Dallas Gathering continued for another two days and included The Fellowship of Presbyterians, which…

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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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