Presbyterian Mission Agency

The ties and tithes that bind

New Castle Presbytery looked to its roots during an especially difficult time of church dismissals. However, by remembering where it came from while looking to the future, the presbytery better understood its calling.

Presbyterian Mission Agency concludes spring 2017 meeting

The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board concluded its spring 2017 meeting today, looking ahead to further discussion on the structure of the board and its relationship to findings and recommendations of the Way Forward Commission.

Presbyterian Mission Agency ministerial teams visit San Juan sites, provide reports

The eight ministerial teams of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) met at various locations around the city yesterday—including several churches and the Presbyterian seminary—as they conducted their business and heard from local religious leaders. The teams met as one component of the Board’s spring 2017 meeting in Puerto Rico.

Committee on the Office of the General Assembly concludes spring meeting

The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) began the third and final day of its March 21–23 meeting “still riding a lovely high” from the previous night’s service of worship,” in the words of the Rev. Wilson Kennedy, COGA’s vice moderator.

Presbyterian Mission Agency deploys consolidated grant application

After months of effort, and a mandate by the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board, a comprehensive grant system has been implemented for the Presbyterian Mission Agency. The new processes have been in place since March 1, and are being further described to members of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico this week.

Joint session of PMA Board and COGA engages in ‘Community Conversations’

Members of the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board gathered this morning in a joint session, joining staff members in a series of “Community Conversations” to discuss how the church can move forward during changing times. Among the issues discussed were cultural shifts, the decline in church membership, and faithfulness and sustainability within the church.

El Comité Ejecutivo de la PMAB comienza reunión de primavera del 2017

La reunión del Comité Ejecutivo de la Agencia Presbiteriana de Misión (PMAB) de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE.UU.) (PMAB) ayer presentó actualizaciones de los comités constituyentes, enlaces y grupos de trabajo en previsión de la labor que completará durante su reunión de primavera del 2017.

PMAB Executive Committee previews spring 2017 meeting

The meeting of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) Executive Committee here yesterday featured updates from constituent committees, liaisons and working groups in anticipation of the work the Committee will complete during its spring 2017 meeting.

PMA and OGA boards to meet in San Juan this week

LOUISVILLE – Meeting of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) and the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) will get underway in San Juan, Puerto Rico beginning tomorrow.