Friday, July 25th, 2014

All posts tagged PCUSA

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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Faith congregation is first to be dismissed from the Presbytery of Tampa Bay

Members of Faith Presbyterian Church find themselves affiliated with a new denomination following the congregation’s dismissal. The church of more than 700 members in Seminole, Fla., (located in…

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Voice of conservative Presbyterians heard on Capitol Hill

By Chris Woodward A Presbyterian lay leader is keeping Capitol Hill members of her denomination up-to-date on the views of those in the pews. Carmen Fowler LaBerge, president…

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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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PCUSA stated clerk issues statement on Gaza crisis

By Gradye Parsons LOUISVILLE – “Love your neighbor as yourself.”  Christians, Jews, and Muslims are all commanded by God to love God and our neighbor with our whole…

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As a result of the PCUSA General Assembly action, could pastors be ‘kenyon-ized’?

By Sue Cyre In 1973 Presbyterians faced a controversy when the question of women’s ordination surfaced in Pittsburgh Presbytery.   Walter Kenyon, a graduate of Pittsburgh Seminary, was asked…

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Pray for peace

Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory. We acknowledge that you hold the whole world in your hands…

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Why marriage traditionalists are unprotected in PCUSA

The 2014 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) was characterized by radical actions clothed in calming rhetoric. The assembly voted to make the PCUSA by far the…

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J. Herbert Nelson misses the mark in his critique of Hobby Lobby decision

By Marie Bowen J. Herbert Nelson is Director of the PCUSA’s Office of Public Witness in Washington D.C. It is his job to advocate on behalf of the…

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