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All posts tagged Gradye Parsons

Ousting the moderator of the General Assembly Middle East Committee: an ideological power play

By Viola Larson It cannot be stated with any more forceful terms than Presbyterians For Middle East Peace have stated it. Until now the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has…

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After pressure from BDS leaders, GA Middle East Committee moderator is removed

By Presbyterians for Middle East Peace The Presbyterian Church, USA has always been known for its strenuous debates of controversial issues. It has never been known for ideological…

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The Polity Conference, the Tecumseh Administrative Commission report and a sign

By Viola Larson The Presbyterian News Service reports that on October 14-16 during the annual Polity Conference, Stated Clerk Gradye Parsons preached about Ahaz and his refusal of…

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PCUSA partners in Syria plead for peace

buy cigars online usa “No to the [proposed U.S.] strike [against Syria], yes for dialogue, and yes for a political solution that will save the lives of thousands…

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PCUSA voices raised against Syria strike

In three separate statements issued last week, Presbyterian Church (USA) officials and agencies pleaded for the United States to “refrain from military action” against Syria. As debate intensified…

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From one Stated Clerk to another, a continuing conversation between the EPC and PCUSA

Two months have passed since Gradye Parsons, stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (USA) sent a letter to the stated clerk of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC), Jeffrey…

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PCUSA Big Tent panel discusses racial issues

A panel of Presbyterian Church (USA) leaders took up the topic of racial issues during a session of the third annual Big Tent meeting at the Galt House…

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Host city for 221st PCUSA General Assembly files for bankruptcy

The 221st General Assembly meeting of the Presbyterian Church (USA) takes place next summer in Detroit, Mich. That same city filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection Thursday, July…

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2012 statistics show dramatic decrease in PCUSA membership, congregations

Membership in the Presbyterian Church (USA) declined by more than 100,000 last year, according to the 2012 statistics released recently by the denomination’s Office of the General Assembly….

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Church to analyze new U.S. immigration reform proposal

By Gail West U.S. Presbyterians and interfaith partners will pore over more than 800-pages of a legislative proposal for U.S. immigration reform released Tuesday. These include a pathway…

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