Monday, July 28th, 2014

All posts tagged ECO

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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Stay(ing) put in Los Ranchos Presbytery for right now

Five of 10 California churches seeking departure from Los Ranchos Presbytery and the Presbyterian Church (USA) to ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians are under a stay…

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ECO presbytery rejects PCUSA presbyter’s ‘characterizations of ECO’

The moderator and stated clerk of the ECO Presbytery of Florida, part of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians have sent a letter to its churches rejecting the “events…

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Presbyterian Church (USA) official calls ECO ‘ethically questionable’

The question of the graciousness of so-called “gracious dismissal policies” is now being tested nationwide. In Los Ranchos Presbytery five churches were dismissed in May after satisfying every…

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