Evangelism & Discipleship

No pews is good news

Light Street Presbyterian Church in Baltimore has been home to a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation for more than 160 years.  Founded as a place of refuge for children who worked in factories, Light Street always knew it existed for the city’s working-class neighborhood.

‘A bright spot’ in South Sudan

Just as one country became two with South Sudan’s independence in 2011, Nile Theological College, offering both Arabic and English curriculum tracks, also split into two campuses in two countries the same year.

Collegiate ministry network incorporates as independent entity

UKirk, the collegiate ministry network of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is now incorporated as its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. And, as UKirk College Ministries Association Inc., the association is actively searching for a new national executive director.

2019 Presbyterian Youth Triennium volunteer making up for lost time

Despite having worked in youth ministry at two Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations before becoming a marriage and family counselor, 72-year-old Gregg Dana has never attended  Presbyterian Youth Triennium (PYT).  He could’ve gone to the first two Trienniums in 1980 and 1983, but he was serving large PC(USA) churches with active summer programs.

Vital Congregations initiative 2020 launch is underway

Nearly 140 leaders including representation from presbyteries, pastors, clerks of session and the Presbyterian Mission Agency are meeting at Montview Presbyterian Church in Denver this week to pray, plan and worship together during the West Coast Vital Congregations gathering.

Put me in, coach — I’m ready to lead

Beth McCaw didn’t know what she was getting into when she first heard God’s call to start a 1001 new worshiping community.  As a social worker, she was a long way from the challenges she would face in launching a new faith community.