Wednesday, January 11, 2017

This Week’s PCUSA News

This Week's PCUSA News

PC(USA) pastor receives high honors from Korean government
Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service
Choi awarded Foreign Minister’s Award for service with Korean community in Atlanta
 
 
 
World mission leader tapped for immigration advocacy position
Office of the General Assembly—Mid Council Ministries
Duties include the continued development and expansion of Presbyterians for Just Immigration
 
 
 
Presbyterian churches near Fort Lauderdale offer pastoral support following airport shootings
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Members deal with sadness and shock
 
 
 
Real life ‘Hidden Figures’ mathematician is longtime Presbyterian
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Katherine G. Johnson computed trajectory of first orbital flights
 
 
 
Way Forward Commission establishes process to encourage engagement
News Release
The Commission has released its process for receiving communications and suggestions from interested PC(USA) members
 
 
 
Kaur issues call to ‘revolutionary love’
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Sikh activist and filmmaker electrifies College Conference at Montreat
 
 
 
Presbyterian Panel study shows Presbyterians agree on the centrality of Christ for salvation
Pat Cole | Presbyterian News Service
Survey revisits concept of salvation with new questions
 
 
 
Presbyterian representation drops slightly in 115th US Congress
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Evangelical, Catholic and other faith groups gain members
 
 
 
Roberts preaches message of radical diversity at College Conference at Montreat
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Sermons by president of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary meet with applause
 
 
 
Cuban born pastor prays for continued hope and reconciliation for his homeland
Kathy Melvin | Presbyterian News Service
Reality tempers idealism after most recent visit to Cuba
 
 
 
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance response team visits site of Oakland’s Ghost Ship fire
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Faith leaders seek help for those displaced as a result of deadly blaze
 
 
 
More than $1 million saved by moving ordination exams online
Eva Stimson | Correspondent, Office of the General Assembly
Passing the standard ordination exams is a major milestone for candidates seeking to become teaching elders
 
 
 
Former Mother Emanuel pastor opens second day of College Conference at Montreat
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service Service
Betty Clark shares powerful testimony of her ministry in the aftermath of the June 17 tragedy
 
 
 
Registration is open for Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Annual conference to take up racism, militarism and materialism

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