Saturday, April 19th, 2014

All posts tagged PCUSA

Renewed barrage of overtures targets Israel for PCUSA rebuke

Like the drive to convey the church’s blessing upon same-sex marriage, the campaign to bring the church’s condemnation upon Israel will be back at this year’s Presbyterian Church…

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Synod overture requests study of end-of-life issues

The Layman The Synod of the Covenant is asking the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to approve the production of a new “pastoral and educational…

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Life at beginning and end — a topic in Detroit

By Presbyterians Pro-Life Human life is shaping up to be the dominant topic in the Social Justice Issues Committee of the coming General Assembly of the PCUSA(Presbyterian Church…

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Pennsylvania congregations find new homes with EPC

Three more churches from western Pennsylvania have left the Presbyterian Church (USA) to become members of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). Executive Presbyter Craig Kephart confirmed that Venice…

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Overture asks GA to affirm review of coal export projects

The Layman In an overture that is only one sentence long, the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is being asked to “affirm the decision of…

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Churches dismissed during presbytery meetings

The Layman Two churches were dismissed from the Presbyterian Church (USA) during their respective presbytery meetings. First Presbyterian Church of Kannapolis was dismissed during Charlotte Presbytery’s Feb. 8…

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Disaffiliation is the route chosen by Missouri congregation

A Missouri congregation that walked away from the Presbyterian Church (USA) four months ago is awaiting full membership with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). St. Luke JOY Presbyterian…

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Presa leaving church in New Jersey for associate’s post in California

The moderator of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is leaving his call in New Jersey for the West Coast. The Rev. Dr. Neal D. Presa will make the move…

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Finding Hope in Waynesboro, Va.

Hope abounds for a fledgling congregation that sprang to life a year ago after an Administrative Commission (AC) from Shenandoah Presbytery seized control of the session and the…

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Per-capita issues will again be considered by the General Assembly

The Layman It seems that every Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly has to deal with business items related to per capita – the amount of money, per member,…

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