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One week after Westminster John Knox Press published her first book, Dr. Sarah Bereza elected to start her online book tour Wednesday as the guest of the Presbyterian Foundation’s the Rev. Dr. Lee Hinson-Hasty, host of the twice-monthly online conversation Leading Theologically. Watch their engaging half-hour talk by clicking here or here.
Until the pandemic, the Rev. Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor spent a lot of her time meeting deadlines, paying careful attention to a full calendar and making sure to get to the airport two hours before her flight departed. In those days she flew a lot.
The Rev. Dr. John Burgess has never lived in Ukraine. But over the years he and his family have enjoyed three extended stays in Russia, the final time in Belgorod, a small town near Russia’s border with Ukraine.
The Rev. Dr. Gayraud S. Wilmore and the Rev. Dr. Frank Yamada will receive Excellence in Theological Education awards at the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s 225th General Assembly this summer.
Multiple pandemics over the last two years, including COVID-19 and efforts to bring about racial justice in U.S. communities — even among communities of faith — have benefitted from a blacklight that highlights and helps clean up the messes that justice-seeking activists are asking the church to work on.
The numbers put up by The Pittsburgh Promise over the last 13 years are astounding: to date, the organization has funded higher education for 10,635 students, helping them attend 142 institutions by raising more than $160 million in scholarships. Students are awarded $5,000 in scholarships annually for their four years of post-secondary education, with a series of support systems in place to make sure they’re grounded even as they study toward securing a credential.
The A Corp Board will be hearing a presentation during its April meeting on whether to shift a percentage of about $50 million in A Corp holdings to investment firms that are run by Black fund managers.
The Rev. Dr. John Cleghorn used skills honed as both journalist and banker — his jobs before hearing God’s call to ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — to write his first book, “Resurrecting Church: Where Justice and Diversity Meet Radical Welcome and Healing Hope,” published last year.
The Board of Trustees of the Presbyterian Foundation unanimously re-elected the Rev. Dr. Tom Taylor as President and CEO at a recent board meeting, making him eligible for a fourth term.
Rather than cracking open the Good Book alone, why not encounter Scripture in community alongside others seeking to know what’s true about the text?