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Parsons among Christian leaders calling for end to US strikes in Iraq

By David Gibson | Religion News Service Even as some prominent Christians are calling on the U.S. to take more forceful military action against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria,…

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CrossWay EPC forms from Church of the Covenant

A former Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation that ceased operations and allowed the presbytery to take control of its property has found new life in a different denomination. Church…

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Repairing a relationship with Presbyterian clergy

By Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson, The Jewish Week   In late June, when the three innocent Israeli teenagers kidnapped by Hamas had not yet been found murdered and…

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Remedial complaint planned against PCUSA General Assembly Committee

Citing eight separate irregularities, church sessions are preparing to file a complaint against the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Advisory Committee on the Constitution. The allegations stem from advice that representatives…

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Regarding ruling elders: Presbyterian councils

By Alison Janke How many Presbyterians does it take to change a light bulb?  It takes a council, in stated meeting, to determine if a new light bulb…

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Something old, something young

By Carol Howard Merritt While serving as an English-speaking pastor at a Korean congregation, Shawn Kang came to understand the particular struggles of second-generation Korean Americans. When he…

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PC(USA) stated clerk joins religious leaders in welcoming ceasefire

Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE – The Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A), has signed on to the following statement welcoming…

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Minister’s lawsuit targets his own denomination over sexual abuse allegations

The Associated Press A minister is taking his own denomination to task, claiming in a lawsuit that the Presbyterian Church was partly responsible for sexual abuse he suffered…

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Can a church split ever be gracious?

By Adam J. Copeland, Religious Dispatches The directions are easy. Drive north; turn left just before you hit Canada. In recent months, I became accustomed to the two…

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Fate of Presbyterian Church USA effort to redefine marriage to include same-sex unions uncertain

By Michael Gryboski No certainty exists over the fate of an amendment brought before the regional bodies of Presbyterian Church (USA) that would redefine the denomination’s marriage definition…

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