Thursday, February 16, 2017

This Week’s PCUSA News

This Week's PCUSA News

The give-and-take of Lent
Editors | Presbyterians Today
Preparing our hearts for resurrection
 
 
 
More than 80,000 people join Moral March in North Carolina
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Director of Office of Public Witness among those taking part
 
 
 
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation Expands Its Sales Efforts with Two New Hires
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
New hires part of effort to increase sales in the trade, academic, and children’s book markets
 
 
 
New resource helps youth observe the season of Lent
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
‘Pray, Fast, Love,’ available as a free download in English and Spanish
 
 
 
2020 Vision Team holds its first meeting in Texas
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Members voice expectations, formulate constituent questions
 
 
 
Rural Kentucky congregation opens its doors for community prayer service
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Concern for refugees and immigrants unites area churches
 
 
 
Registration open for 1001 New Worshiping Communities national gathering
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
2017 annual event, ‘Living, Dying, Rising,’ to feature church planters and leaders
 
 
 
PC(USA) leaders issue apology to Native Americans, Alaska natives, and native Hawaiians
Jasmine Clark & Randy Hobson | Presbyterian Historical Society, Office of the General Assembly
The apology comes as the result of action by the 222nd General Assembly (2016)
 
 
 
Presbyterian Caucuses speak out against president’s travel ban
Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service
Groups join PC(USA) Stated Clerk in opposition to executive order
 
 
 
Theological Conversations launches yearlong celebration of Reformation 500
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Cheifetz’s paper, ‘Theology and Bravery,’ begins series of timely reflections
 
 
 
Way Forward Commission receives updates from sub groups
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Process for churchwide evaluation to expand scope, hear from broader base
 
 
 
Office of Interfaith Relations addresses timely issues via Facebook Live starting Feb. 16
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
‘Welcoming the Stranger’ is first in series of monthly multifaith conversations
 
 
 
The Committee of Mission Responsibility Through Investment looks ahead in 2017
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Specific focus will be on engagement with oil and gas industry

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