Wednesday, February 8, 2017

This Week’s PCUSA News

This Week's PCUSA News

African-American Presbyterian missionary brought reform to the Congo
Michael Parker | Mission Crossroads
William Sheppard: Missionary to the Belgian Congo, 1890-1910
 
 
 
Jeopardy appearance offers valuable life lessons for PC(USA) ordination candidate
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
The answer is: ‘Who is Blair Moorhead?’
 
 
 
Advocacy committees voice concerns over proposed PMA Board representation
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Groups say they are not ‘extravagant extras of our denomination’s mission’
 
 
 
Presbyterian churches hold out hope in efforts to host and welcome refugees
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Congregations call ministry a blessing
 
 
 
Frank Yamada named executive director of ATS
Lisa Dagher | McCormick Theological Seminary
President of McCormick Theological Seminary will assume post July 1
 
 
 
1001 New Worshiping Communities ready to help with training, discernment and one-on-one coaching
Tammy Warren | Presbyterian News Service
Residency and apprenticeship applications due by March 1
 
 
 
US House votes down anti-corruption measure
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Church and ecumenical activists call decision a setback for poor countries
 
 
 
Beyond bingo: The changing face of older adult ministry
Susan M. Rothenberg | Presbyterians Today
Congregations are finding innovative ways to address the needs and interests of retirement-age members.
 
 
 
Church Glorious seeks to engage in cross-cultural ministry
Tammy Warren | Presbyterian News Service
New worshiping community in California set to kick off Super Bowl Sunday
 
 
 
Presbytery of New York City urges president to rescind order on refugees
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Resolution approved at January 31 meeting echoes PC(USA) Stated Clerk’s sentiment
 
 
 
José Luis Casal named new director of Presbyterian World Mission
Kathy Melvin | Presbyterian News Service
Pastor, author and ecumenist is first person of color to head PC(USA) mission efforts
 
 
 
Top ten ‘spiritual and ethical’ films of 2016
Edward McNulty | Special to Presbyterian News Service
The criteria are not primarily aesthetic, but spiritual and ethical
 
 
 
New Books for the Lenten Season 
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
Despite our culture of self-indulgence, we are called to walk a path-one of humility, justice, and peace.

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