Communication

‘You will never see a Sikh throw a Muslim under the bus’

Synod School students taking part in the Rev. Sarah Trone Garriott’s class, A Theology of Interfaith Engagement, heard firsthand experiences Wednesday from six youth and young adults who participated earlier this month or in previous years in an interfaith youth leadership camp in Des Moines, Iowa.

A game-changer

The Rev. Dr. Lindsay P. Armstrong and the Rev. Rafael Viana have spoken many times since they first met in 2016 — but they both remember one particular phone call vividly.

A virtual thank-you card

Honored through many miles of social distance earlier this year for their selections by the Presbyterian Writers Guild as the David Steele Distinguished Writer Award winner and Best First Book winner, Jane Kurtz and Caroline Kurtz have responded with an audio thank-you card that connects growing up as missionary kids with the literacy and other work to which they’ve been devoted as adults.

Board of Pensions releases Summer 2020 Bulletin

The Board Bulletin is published after each regular meeting of the Board of Directors of The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and represents key information and actions taken that affect plans and programs administered by the Board of Pensions.

User research continues for new PCUSA.org website

A new round of user experience testing was launched on June 25 to learn how visitors to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s website would navigate the site to locate the information and resources they want.

Ten films that explore the sin of structural racism

The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty, a Presbyterian pastor and film critic, has selected 10 films dating back to the early 1990s that expose and explore the effects of structural racism.

Sisters win Presbyterian Writers Guild’s two top 2020 awards

When a worldwide pandemic upended plans for an in-person General Assembly, the Presbyterian Writers Guild had to postpone its biennial awards luncheon until 2022. But the two award-winners, Jane and Caroline Kurtz, were able to receive their awards this year, thanks to the U.S. Postal Service.

‘Look, and see our disgrace!’

While the book of Lamentations — with two verses from chapter 5 serving as the scriptural basis for the 224th General Assembly (2020) — there’s still hope, commissioners and others participating in the GA Bible study Wednesday evening learned.