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Voting Chart: Amendment 14-F — changing the definition of marriage

Download a pdf file of the Amendment 14-F Vote Chart (will be updated often) In the remaining months of 2014 and into 2015,  presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church (USA) will…

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800-member church enters discernment process with presbytery

The session of 835-member First Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg, Va., voted unanimously on Oct. 28 to request dismissal from the Presbyterian Church (USA). Following a 24-hour congregation-wide prayer…

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Blackhawk Presbytery approves resolution to honor the consciences on both sides of marriage issue

At a recent meeting, Blackhawk Presbytery approved a resolution stating that it will honor the consciences of those of both sides of the same-sex marriage issue. Blackhawk Presbytery is…

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PMA executive director speaks about recent events involving 1001 New Worshiping Communities

By Linda Valentine, Executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency A recent incident involving the Presbyterian Centers for New Church Innovation Inc. (PCNCI) has caused much pain and…

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Presbyteries begin voting on same-sex marriage actions

By Steve Salyards, The GA Junkie With General Assembly season now behind us we move into the portion of the year where the actions of the General Assemblies…

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ACSWP & radical feminism: going beyond the boundaries of Scripture and confession

By Viola Larson, Naming His Grace blog The Presbyterian Church (USA) through the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy and their journal Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian…

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Investigation finds four PCUSA employees committed ethics violations

By Leslie Scanlon, The Presbyterian Outlook An internal investigation has found that four employees of the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s national staff were involved in an unauthorized plan in…

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Texas’ Highland Park meets deadline, pays PCUSA $7.8 million to keep its property

By Michael Gryboski, The Christian Post Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas, successfully raised the $7.8 million the congregation was required to pay Presbyterian Church (USA) by…

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Texas congregation suing PCUSA to keep property

By Michael Gryboski, Christian Post A large Texas congregation that recently decided to disaffiliate from the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States over its increasing acceptance of…

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‘If not now, when?’

By Emily Enders Odom, Presbyterian News Service As the Rev. Allan Boesak rose to give his powerful testimony of his life under the apartheid regime in South Africa and…

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