Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

All posts tagged Presbyterian Church (USA)

Regarding ruling elders: Financial Responsibilities

By Conrad Rocha The Book of Order of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) provides that ruling elders serving in a church council have “responsibility for the leadership, guidance, and…

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Highland Park Presbyterian Church sues for control of its $30 million property

By Claire St. Amant, Culture Map Dallas When Highland Park Presbyterian Church was founded in 1926, the world was a very different place than it is today. The Park…

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Presbyterian Church (USA) wants to raise your taxes, though it pays none

The Presbyterian Church (USA), which pays no Federal Income taxes or property taxes as a non-profit religious organization, wants to see your taxes raised. Produced by the denomination’s…

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Beware of the reverter clause in dismissal process

The pastor on the phone asked, “What do you know about something called a ‘reversionary clause’? We’re voting on Sunday and the presbytery response team just told us…

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Open letter to the Presbyterian Church (USA) from an Iraqi Jew

Some of your members, under the banner of human rights, have demonized one country. According to them, the one country that destabilizes the Middle East and creates much…

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Whitworth to host Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Conversation on Unity with Difference

Whitworth University News Whitworth University will host the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s third Conversation on Unity with Difference March 12-14 in the Seeley Mudd Chapel. The three-day event, organized…

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Repairing the breach: Zionism is not the problem, despite what a Presbyterian study guide says

By Rev. Sheldon Sorge and Rabbi James Gibson A torrent of controversy has surrounded the recent publication of a curriculum on Israel and the Palestinians entitled “Zionism Unsettled”…

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Handshake to headshake

By Ry Rivard An attempt to merge two southeastern Christian colleges collapsed this week amid intense alumni and faculty opposition, a real estate hiccup and an air of…

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Changes ahead for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

By Sandy Brundage One hundred and forty years ago, the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church first took shape in a small building on Santa Cruz Avenue. Now, MPPC is…

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Fate of Houston’s First Presbyterian Church to be decided on Sunday

By Florian Martin This Sunday, Houston’s First Presbyterian Church will vote on whether to break with the Presbyterian Church USA and join a more conservative denomination. The possible…

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