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The Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette produces a Creation care hymn for free use on Sunday

The Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, a Presbyterian pastor and hymnwriter, has published “O God, Within the Psalms,” a hymn based on two of the passages for Sunday from the Revised Common Lectionary, Psalm 23:1-6 and John 10:11-18. “O God, Within the Psalms” is sung to TERRA BEATA, “This is My Father’s World.”

A Corp Board discusses changes to the Board of Pensions’ Benefits Plan

On Friday, the second of its two days of meeting online and at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville, Kentucky, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board had a discussion on what a number of people in the denomination are talking about: recently announced changes to the Board of Pensions’ Benefits Plan.

The PC(USA)’s Unification Commission wraps up its two-day meeting with a brief public session

As they did Thursday, members of the Commission on the Unification of Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency spent almost all their time Friday meeting in closed session as a committee of the whole. Commissioners emerged Friday afternoon from their gathering at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville, Kentucky, for a 20-minute public session before praying and adjourning.

Congregations gain flexibility, choice with redesigned Benefits Plan

Congregations will have greater flexibility and choice when the new Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) takes effect Jan. 1, 2025. The plan, redesigned to better support congregational ministry in the Church of today, received approval last month from the Board of Directors of The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

The PC(USA) church that became a library

“I was glad to see that the church building has become a library to serve the community,” said Sara Jean Jackson as she attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Audubon Regional Library in Clinton, Louisiana, a town of 1,275 people about 45 minutes northeast of Baton Rouge.