Representatives of the Governance Task Force (GTF) of the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA), the Way Forward Commission (WFC), and the All Agency Review Committee (AARC) are meeting in early April for continuing conversations in hopes of finding common ground.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) held a nearly two-and-a-half-hour conference call yesterday to discuss a proposal by its Governance Task Force (GTF) in light of recommendations made to the structure and operation of the agency’s corporate function — commonly referred to as the “A Corp” — by the All Agency Review Committee (AARC) and Way Forward Commission (WFC).
The much-anticipated report from the Governance Task Force (GTF) of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) came up for discussion and debate during today’s open plenary of the group’s February meeting.
Today’s worship service at the chapel at the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offices was not your typical service. Following the call to worship, participants joined in a rousing prayer for justice that included excerpts from the Confession of Belhar in a rhythm from Ghana, West Africa. The prayer was led by Alonzo Johnson, director of Self Development of People, and his African drum.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) today issued a news release saying it has temporarily suspended the search for a new executive director after ‘interviews for the position late this fall did not conclude with an accepted offer.’
After four-and-a-half years of dedicated service to the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer Earline Williams has embraced a new season of service with her family in Philadelphia.
After the shopping surge of Black Friday and Cyber Monday ends, #GivingTuesday offers an opportunity to bear witness to the spirit of gratitude expressed on Thanksgiving Day, a Presbyterian Mission leader said.
The genesis of the Hands & Feet initiative came from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Stated Clerk, the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson II, after his experience at the 222nd General Assembly (2016) in Portland. He had never seen so many homeless people in one place.
In the first episode of a new podcast “The Word on the Street,” hosted by thePresbyterian Mission Agency’s Charles Wiley and Alonzo Johnson, a Kentucky Hall of Fame Broadcaster recalled being in a person’s home during times of tragedy and being asked to pray for them.
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” —Ps. 23:1