Office of the General Assembly

Small groups help Coordinating Table answer ‘foundational questions’

During its third monthly meeting on Thursday, the Coordinating Table divided into three groups to discuss and try to answer four thought-provoking questions designed to clarify what’s important to representatives of the Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Mission Agency and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation and the boards or committee overseeing each entity.

Stated Clerk discusses attack on the Capitol in online chat

In the wake of last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol and the second impeachment of Donald Trump, the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins and the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, sat down together for a powerful online chat Thursday about the fractured state of the country.

Stated Clerk, other Reformed leaders join in COVID-19 discernment process

The Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), was among the denominational leaders participating earlier this month in “What Does God Require of Us? Discerning, Confessing, and Witnessing in an Age of COVID-19 and Beyond,” part of the World Communion of Reformed Churches’ Communion-wide discernment process.

Resetting the Coordinating Table

Established this summer by what is now the Moving Forward Special Committee, the Coordinating Table hit a snag Wednesday as members debated what changes the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Mission Agency and Administrative Services Group ought to consider to better serve Presbyterian congregations, their leaders and mid councils.

#GivingTuesday gifts surpass $150,000

The PC(USA)’s clarion call to be a Matthew 25 church united Presbyterians during this unrelenting season of COVID-19 and racial unrest in raising an unprecedented $150,031 toward the PC(USA)’s mission and ministry on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 1.

More dialogue, less killing

How to put an end to the killing of schoolchildren and thousands of others in Cameroon — and ways to support Cameroonians seeking asylum in other countries, including the United States — was the topic of a webinar Tuesday attended by more than 300 people.