Wednesday, March 29, 2017

This Week’s PCUSA News

This Week's PCUSA News




 
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‘Language of Heaven’ for 1001 New Worshiping Community
Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service
Arabic Presbyterian Fellowship learning to reach out to Muslim neighbors
 
 
 
Synod’s gift affirms partnership among Presbyterians
Eva Stimson | Office of the General Assembly 
Gifts will benefit two national agencies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
 
 
 
PC(USA) six agency effort to share ‘Facing Racism’ resources with denomination
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service 
Communication groups aim to inspire conversation and action within local communities
 
 
 
PC(USA) delegation concludes onsite visit to Sierra Leone and Liberia
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service 
West Africa Initiative participants show resilience and growth
 
 
 
PMA and OGA boards to meet in San Juan this week
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service additional reporting by Melody K. Smith 
Puerto Rican location chosen to express solidarity with Presbytery of San Juan
 
 
 
Presbyterian churches commemorate Self-Development of People Sunday on April 2
Scott O’Neill | Presbyterian News Service
Annual event focuses on helping communities, worship resources available for churches
 
 
 
Korean-American churches navigate cultural changes
Kevin Park 
Reaching the next generation
 
 
 
Mission work isn’t just a Cinderella story
Ellen Sherby
The shoe that doesn’t exactly fit
 
 
 
A mother’s odyssey to understand her transgender child
Gail Strange
Just ‘tell them I love them’
 
 
 
Celebrating Triduum — the Great Three Days of Holy Week
Emily Enders Odom
‘The work of the people’
 
 
 
UN Commission on the Status of Women offers solutions to issues affecting Detroit
Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service
Byrdsong and Oglesby inspired to make change in their community
 
 
 
Partner health program in Democratic Republic of Congo praised in UK Parliament report
Jeff Boyd | Special to the Presbyterian News Service
Access to health services, treatment and prevention are keys to success
 
 
 
Alaska mayor acknowledges PC(USA) apology
Jerry Van Marter | Director of Communications and Assistant Stated Clerk
Apology came as the result of action by the 222nd General Assembly (2016)
 
 
 
Facebook Live video featuring Rick Ufford-Chase now available
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
‘Developing Resilience in Difficult Times: A Conversation Grounded in the Sixth Chapter of Luke’ is second in series of multifaith conversations
 
 
 
Dennis Hughes reflects on love, loss and all the saints
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Cancer diagnosis illumines pastor-scholar’s life, end of life
 
 
 
PC(USA) Office of Public Witness takes part in Washington rally at EPA headquarters
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Participants speak out against President Trump’s environmental position
 
 
 
NEXT Church National Gathering ends with the challenge to ‘make America, America again’
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Paul Roberts encourages a ‘redirect’ toward God’s goodness
 
 
 
Seminary student Leslie Cox blogs her way to the Commission on the Status of Women
Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian testimonies from the UN 61st CSW
 
 
 
PC(USA) issues letter urging Wendy’s to join Fair Food Program
Scott O’Neill | Presbyterian News Service
OSU students embark on week-long fast in solidarity with Coalition of Immokalee Workers
 
 
 
Regarding ruling elders: ruling elders and Baptism
Rodger Nishioka | Office of the General Assembly
Elders must ensure that those being baptized go through a process of preparation and following the baptism, continue to be nurtured in the faith
 
 
 
Young Presbyterian minister finds ecumenical work ‘life-changing’
Eva Stimson | Correspondent, Office of the General Assembly
The second of three features in March of inspiring female ecumenists in the PC(USA)

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