Saturday, April 19th, 2014

All posts tagged Presbyterian

The courage to declare

By Ed Koster I graduated from Seminary 40 years ago, well equipped to distinguish between Presbyterians and Baptists and Methodists and Pentecostals and Episcopalians… Not that it was…

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Our job is not to look back

By The American Anglican Council The Anglican Church in North America’s newest bishop has ambitious and challenging goals ahead of him. The Rt. Rev. Mark Zimmerman is the…

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Common Ground Christian Network breaks new ecumenical ground

Common Ground Christian Network (CGCN) is a group of denominations, organizations, congregations and individuals who believe that 21st century Christians need to stand together for the cause of…

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What are you planning for your summer vacation? How about a service camp?

What are your summer plans — and the plans for your church youth and young adults? Consider a service camp in Joplin, Mo. Nearly three years after a…

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Netanyahu and the Presbyterians: Calls for divestment, ‘Zionism Unsettled’ demonstrate complicated relationship between PCUSA and Israel

“Give peace a chance,” the adage goes, but in reality, some have become so enamored with the fighting that efforts to produce peace are thwarted. Speaking to some…

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Churches in the Southeast: Blessed and challenged

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — “Churches in my region are both blessed with faith and history and opportunity, and challenged by change coming at them from all sides,” said Clark…

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An Evangelical Presbyterian pastor on ‘Zionism Unsettled’

By Viola Larson David Fischler at Stand Firm has written a comprehensive and excellent critique of the Israel/Palestine Mission Network’s Zionism, “PCUSA and the Propagation of Anti-Semitism,” Fischler…

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Sale of 130-acre Presbyterian Camps completed

By Jim Hayden The sale of the 130-acre Presbyterian Camps property in Saugatuck was completed on Friday, formally ending a 115-year-old camping tradition along the lakeshore. The land…

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Ecumenical Poverty Initiative added to Presbyterian Church (USA) Affiliates list as NCC downsizes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Based on a recommendation of its Justice Committee, the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) approved membership in and affiliation with the Ecumenical Poverty Initiative, the…

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Church votes to sell Michigan camp to pay $7.9M debt

By Michelle Manchir A beloved Presbyterian campground will likely close after Chicago church officials voted to sell the grounds on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan to a…

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