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An ‘our’ way of thinking

While the Administrative Services Group, which provides back-office functions for agencies in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has plenty to do in the coming months — not the least among them coordinating the $2.4 million renovation of the Presbyterian Center ahead of the 225th General Assembly next summer — Kathy Lueckert said Thursday she’s thinking of the word “our” as a guiding light for working efficiently and effectively with client partners and sister agencies.

Two presbyteries require Minister’s Choice benefits package

Too many ministers were missing out on the unique financial protection of the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). And not enough were eligible for Board of Pensions education and assistance programs. So, in 2020, the Board introduced a second benefits package for ministers: Minister’s Choice.

Even while livestreaming worship, churches must comply with copyright laws

The people who design and livestream worship need to be aware of the basics of copyright law, and an online workshop offered Tuesday by the Presbyterian Communicators Network helped nearly 100 participants to understand what’s required of churches, including laws that may be evolving even as the pandemic persists.

Presbyterian Communicators Network to host online workshop

As the COVID-19 pandemic created new communications challenges for churches across the country, the Presbyterian Communicators Network (PCN) looked for new ways to help congregations address those challenges.

Presbyterian Writers Guild offers panel on hymn-writing

As congregations — and congregational singing — return to in-person worship, the Presbyterian Writers Guild is sponsoring a one-hour panel presentation on hymn-writing featuring three renowned Presbyterian hymn composers.

Report tracks women’s role in global media

The most recent Global Media Monitoring Project report indicates that all things remaining equal, it will take 67 years to close the gender equity gap in traditional news media around the world.