Thursday, April 6, 2017

This Week’s PCUSA News

 
This Week's PCUSA News
 
 
Click to register for Big Tent event
 
 
 
 
Research shows gap in parents’ and pastors’ objectives for youth ministry
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Barna Group report reflects different perspectives, priorities
 
 
 
Presbyterian World Mission mourns the passing of Mulumba Musumba Mukundi
Kathy Melvin | Presbyterian News Service
Pastor served as General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church of Congo since 1991
 
 
 
Presbyterian Peacemaking Program announces 2017 International Peacemakers
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Group of 16 to speak in U.S. churches/communities in September/October
 
 
 
Presbytery of Philadelphia celebrates 300th anniversary
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Yearlong remembrance includes community partnerships, worship and devotion
 
 
 
PC(USA) launches Abuse Prevention Helpline
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Toll-free number to help families and churches prevent child sexual abuse
 
 
 
Mainline pastors more likely to preach on race than evangelical counterparts
Adelle M. Banks | Religion News Service
Some Protestant pastors preach on topic, but many leave it to others
 
 
 
Amid conflict and looming famine in South Sudan, the church offers hope
Staff Reports | World Council of Churches
World Council of Churches receives report from Sudan Pentecostal Church bishop
 
 
 
West Virginia Earth Care Congregation draws interest in solar power
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Innovative financing makes solar a win-win in the region
 
 
 
Book Review: ‘Protestants: The Faith That Made the Modern World’
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Volume traces history and character of Reformation-inspired Christians
 
 
 
Bob and Kristi Rice accept call to serve PC(USA) mission in South Sudan
Kathy Melvin | Presbyterian News Service
Couple previously served in the Democratic Republic of Congo for six years
 
 
 
Four churches celebrate 20th anniversary of full communion Formula of Agreement
Jerry Van Marter | Office of the General Assembly
The United Church of Christ, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Reformed Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
 
 
 
PC(USA) ministries join forces to raise awareness of South Sudan famine, unrest
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Groups ask for action, giving and prayers for current crisis
 
 
 
Presbyterian ministries mobilize to help the people of Peru in the midst of heavy rains and floods
Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service
Storm pattern, severity caught country by surprise
 
 
 
‘Living, Dying, Rising’ conference leader spotlight: Abby King-Kaiser
Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service
Campus minister and artist will coordinate and lead worship for 2017 national gathering
 
 
 
Oklahoma City PC(USA) church offers ‘Racism and Racists Anonymous’ series
Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service
Meetings offer opportunities for story telling, healing and dialogue
 
 
 
Brain of an artist, heart of a pastor
Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service
Sanctified Art founder helps congregations ‘visually proclaim’ the Word.
 
 
 
Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus requests prayers for victims of violence
Kathy Melvin | Presbyterian News Service
Instability in South Sudan continues to threaten the region

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