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General Assembly

‘Come Bear Witness’

As the historic, hybrid 225th General Assembly (2022) came to order on June 18 in the newly renovated conference center at 100 Witherspoon Street in Louisville, Kentucky, it was in no way business as usual.

Setting the table and adorning the walls

Commissioners and advisory delegates at every General Assembly will tell you a highlight is worship, which is always thoughtful and inspiring, appealing to both the eye and the ear.

Three boards come together to approve the 2023-24 unified budget

Meeting via Zoom Monday, the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly joined with the boards for the Presbyterian Mission Agency and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation, to approve proposed unified budgets for 2023-24.

Coordinating Committee approves comments on two significant General Assembly reports

The Coordinating Committee of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board approved comments on two important items of business that will come before commissioners to the 225th General Assembly this summer. With the committee’s approval on Thursday, consideration on the comments will go to the full board for consideration during its meeting April 27-29.

Celebrating multilingual spaces

“Language hospitality celebrates multilingual spaces,” affirms Stephanie Vasquez, who begins serving as the Manager of Global Language Resources in the Administrative Services Group of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation on Monday.

Co-mods contemplate goats, church basements, TikTok pasta

Orientation for moderators and co-moderators of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) probably never included learning how to sniff out the one true story from a trio of weird church stories.

21st century ministry in a repurposed denominational HQ

Like the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the Office of the General Assembly has been rethinking what it means to do ministry in the 21st century, the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), told PMA board members Wednesday.