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From Massanetta Springs to Montreat to Mo-Ranch to Montgomery Center—and just last month to the campus of Purdue University for a “little,” 4,700-strong youth event called Triennium—young people from all across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have traveled faithfully and far this summer. They have taken planes, trains, buses, and automobiles. They have camped and conferenced. They have been leaders, and they have been led. They have impacted God’s world and have themselves been transformed through diverse mission experiences locally, nationally, and globally.
Mark Hinds, Ed.D., who has been serving as interim publisher for the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Congregational Ministries Publishing (CMP) since April 2015, has been promoted to the position of publisher effective immediately.
The Rev. Grace Choon Kim, who has served the PC(USA) for some 34 years—over 25 of those as associate for Korean Curriculum and Resource Development for the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA)—was celebrated at a retirement party here on June 22 by her friends, family, and ministry colleagues who are in Portland for the 222nd General Assembly (2016).
Wise words from the pen and the pastoral heart of a respected Presbyterian writer, the Rev. Jack Haberer, greeted attendees this early morning at the General Assembly breakfast co-sponsored by Congregational Ministries Publishing (CMP) and the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC).
A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and other seminaries
Veteran Spanish and Korean language translators, Elizabeth Vasquez and the Rev. Sunkyoo Park, understand their daily tasks—and their larger role within the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA)—not just as a job, but as a calling.
A timely, new Being Reformed: Faith Seeking Understanding study honors the 50th anniversary of the Confession of 1967 and the anticipated adoption of the Confession of Belhar as a confessional standard of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) at the 222nd General Assembly (2016) in Portland this summer.
For the first time, the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s publisher of curriculum and other educational resources for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is offering an easy-to-use, online catalog.
Experienced Church Educator Called to Promote and Interpret PC(USA) curriculum by Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service Ruling Elder Malinda Spencer, a Christian educator and a past president of the Presbyterian Association of Resource Centers, has been named associate for Curricula Training and Promotion for the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Congregational Ministries Publishing(CMP). In her… Read more »
PC(USA) congregations nationwide are ‘Growing in Grace & Gratitude’ by Emily Enders Odom | Presbyterian News Service Emily Stecher is seeing stars. Stecher, the director of Christian Education at the First Presbyterian Church of Portland, Ore., sees stars everywhere. In the church’s Sunday school classrooms—where the 8-10 year-old children recently made stars to represent God’s promise… Read more »