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Union Church in Seattle serves community through hospitality

Union Church in Seattle is “a church with a day job — a very involved day job,” says Scott Lumsden, Seattle Presbytery Co-Executive Presbyter. Stick around for a few days at 415 Westlake Avenue N. and you’ll see he’s right.

Theological education leader Joyce C. Tucker dies

The Rev. Dr. Joyce Cummings Tucker, a Presbyterian pastor, author, and prominent leader in theological education, died Friday, July 12, in New York City following a short illness. She lived in Princeton, N.J.

Presbyterian Foundation announces two promotions

The Presbyterian Foundation promoted Olanda Carr and Robert Hay, Jr. to Senior Ministry Relations Officers as of July 1. They have served as Ministry Relations Officers in the East Region and Southeast Region, respectively.

Presbyterian Foundation announces changes to New Covenant Growth Fund

Effective May 13, the New Covenant Growth Fund (the “Fund”) transitioned from an active to a passive implementation. The mandate will be altered, as needed, to satisfy the Fund’s social screen and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) tilt, which remain as key components of the Fund.  Details regarding this change can be viewed in the prospectus supplement dated May 13, 2019. Click here to read it.

Presbyterian Foundation reaches out to small churches

Where does your congregation see itself in 20 years? Chances are, an answer to that question doesn’t come quickly. After all, discernment takes time and thought. And sometimes, difficult circumstances must be acknowledged and tough decisions have to be made.

Learning theology from my mother

I was always proud to be a preacher’s kid. Growing up in Arkansas and Texas, it surprised many people when I told them my mother was the preacher, not my father. These types of exchanges certainly came with many puzzled looks.