Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This Week’s PCUSA News

This Week's PCUSA News



 
 
 
NEXT Church National Gathering attendees explore ministry to ‘nones’ and ‘dones’
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Workshops and keynote speaker give insights to church’s role in the current cultural context
 
 
 
‘Theological Conversations’ series continues yearlong celebration of Reformation 500
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Study resource, ‘The First 500 Years,’ available as free download
 
 
 
Hidden sexism in a progressive denomination
Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service
Presenters discuss findings of PC(USA) study at the 61st CSW
 
 
 
NEXT Church begins its 2017 National Gathering
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Alonzo Johnson encourages worshipers to be creative witnesses for the Gospel
 
 
 
Big Tent registration opens March 15
News Release
St. Louis gathering set for July 6-8
 
 
 
Board of Pensions commits $100 million to environmental markets
Board of Pensions Release
Impax investment expands fossil fuel-free portfolio
 
 
 
Young Adult Volunteer sites join in ‘Instagram takeover’
Blake Collins | Special to Presbyterian News Service
YAVs share stories and perspectives from their contexts with family, friends and program candidates
 
 
 
U.S. and Guatemalan partners celebrate 21 years of mission collaboration
David Winters | Special to Presbyterian News Service
Mutual acceptance and trust are hallmarks of their relationship
 
 
 
PC(USA) delegation tours farming communities in Liberia
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Group visits several West Africa Initiative partner villages
 
 
 
New Book Examines the Faith of a Sports Icon
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
First book to explore the faith that carried him through the torment and abuse for integrating the major leagues
 
 
 
Presbyterian Center celebrates the gifts of women
Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service
Worship service encourages attendees to live with an ‘attitude of gratitude’
 
 
 
Way Forward Commission adopts affirmation of approach and invitation to collaboration
Office of the General Assembly
Affirmation outlines the approach and values of the commission as it engages with the church
 
 
 
New Handbook Helps Pastors and Congregations Recover From Un-Natural Disasters
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
Book explores Devastation and Heroism, Disillusionment, Reforming, and Wisdom
 
 
 
‘Living, Dying, Rising’ speaker spotlight: Juan Sarmiento
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Pastor and international evangelism leader to deliver message on ‘Living’ at 2017 national gathering
 
 
 
‘Keeping Faith’ video receives Telly Awards honor
Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service
Story of Presbyterians response to Flint water crisis collects Bronze Award
 
 
 
Interim communications director begins in PC(USA) Office of the General Assembly
Office of the General Assembly
Rev. Jerry Van Marter has been invited to serve as part-time, interim communications director in the Office of the General Assembly
 
 
 
Young ecumenical leader spearheads effort to ban nuclear weapons
Eva Stimson | Correspondent, Office of the General Assembly
The first of three features in March of inspiring female ecumenists in the PC(USA)
 

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