Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

All posts tagged Westminster

A go-to book on Barth: ‘The Westminster Handbook to Karl Barth’

Reviewed by the Rev. Dr. Walter L. Taylor Special to The Layman The first time he ever seriously studied the theology of John Calvin, the 20th-century theologian Karl…

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Trinity Presbyterian Church closes doors

By Megan Lea The congregation of Trinity Presbyterian Church marked its final worship service last Sunday. The church on the corner of Louisiana Avenue and Andrews Highway will…

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Westminster (Spartanburg, S.C.) makes move to ECO

Westminster (Fernwood) Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg in South Carolina will pay $350,000 over the next five years as part of settlement reached with the Foothills Presbytery to be…

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A church resurrected in New York

Fire destroyed a New York church just four days after Easter in 2011. On Easter Sunday this year, Mayfield Presbyterian Church members found themselves seated for their first…

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Pastor leaves denomination with congregation in tow

By Stephanie Butzer For Powell Sykes, the pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church, (Burlington, N.C.) everything started with a simple question from a member of his church: “How did…

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Yakima Presbyterian churches considering their future

By Jane Gargas To be — or to be something else. That’s the question facing two Yakima Presbyterian churches, Westminster and First Presbyterian. They are in the process…

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Westminster Presbyterian Church makes progress in tornado recovery

By Elizabeth Googe The demolition process on the two church buildings that were part of Westminster Presbyterian Church has been completed. Reverend Steve Ramp says it’s still slow…

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Westminster congregation still serves and worships despite displacement

A devastating tornado that caused substantial damage to Westminster Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Miss., has not hampered the congregation’s ability to worship and serve the Lord. Members of…

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Presbyterian church seeks to switch denominations

By Dustin Wyatt A Presbyterian church in Spartanburg is trying to cut ties with its denomination, the Presbyterian Church (USA). On Feb. 10, 86 percent of the congregation…

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Dealing with the tornado’s destruction

For 50 years, the sanctuary of Westminster Presbyterian Church has been a place of refuge for those seeking to hear the Word of God and come to know…

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