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After years of advocacy, the PCUSA applauds President’s actions on Cuba

In the Presbyterian Church (USA), both the stated clerk of denomination and its Office of Public Witness are praising President Barrack Obama’s recent announcement about shifting the country’s…

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Voting Chart: Amendment 14-F — changing the definition of marriage (updated 12/15/14)

Download a pdf file of the Amendment 14-F Vote Chart  (will be updated often) As of Dec. 15, the vote on Amendment 14-F, which seeks to change the…

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Leaving . . . or staying?

by Erin Cox-Holmes, Presbyterians Today There’s a certified letter on your desk.” These words set the stomachs of presbytery executives churning and keep us up at night. The…

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Kansas church that left PCUSA takes property fight to court

By Michael Gryboski, Christian Post A congregation in Kansas that recently voted to leave Presbyterian Church (USA) for a more theologically conservative group is in a legal battle…

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Area Presbyterians vote to uphold traditional marriage

By Bill Sherman, Tulsa World (Oklahoma) Pastors and lay leaders in the Eastern Oklahoma Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted this week against a proposed change in…

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Group files IRS whistleblower action against PCUSA

By Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Israelnationalnew.com In response to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s decision to divest from American companies doing business with Israel, Shurat Hadin (Israel Law Center)…

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Presbyterian peace activists bet on Iranian good will

By Dexter Van Zile, posted on the Algemeiner So-called peace activists within the Presbyterian Church (USA) have decided that they know better than the International Atomic Energy Agency. The…

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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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