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‘Good White Racist?’ author provides anti-racism guidance for churches

There is a significant difference between being born “white” and “whiteness,” according to author Kerry Connelly, and she discussed that and other white supremacy concepts during last week’s webinar presented by the Presbyterian Outlook and sponsored by the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation.

Is your church ready to embrace interculturalism?

Using a question-and-answer format, a longtime Presbyterian pastor and an inquirer in Sacramento Presbytery offered a workshop Saturday during the 2020 Intercultural Transformation Workshops.

The Rev. Dr. Cecil Corbett dies at 89

The Rev. Dr. Cecil Corbett, a retired pastor and former president and chancellor at Cook College and Theological School in Tempe, Arizona, died on Sept. 7 of COVID-19.  He was 89.

‘We must be an irritant to the justice system’

Presbyterians and their partners in Louisville, Kentucky and in cities across the country took to the streets Saturday as part of the Presbyterian Week of Action, calling for an end to racial violence and attracting honks of support from motorists as the Louisville assembly of nearly 150 people marched from the Presbyterian Center to a downtown square honoring Breonna Taylor.

A Program Helping Children with Cancer Began Out of Love

It started with two brothers who were college students in JMP’s “Civil Dialogue and Action” program. The boys shared the responsibility of caring for their sibling who was hospitalized with cancer, as their parents were overwhelmed. As he battled his cancer, their brother was cut off from friends and his education and became more and… Read more »

On budgets and board feedback

Thursday’s open portion of the online meeting of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board of Directors was chiefly spent exploring financial reports and the results of a board survey.

Getting their feet wet

Members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). A Corporation Board of Directors eased their way into three days of online meetings Wednesday, helping four new members learn about their roles and how the A Corporation, which dates back to 1799, fits in and works with other PC(USA) agencies and boards.

Get ready to tweet about racial justice Aug. 26

Deep thinkers with a penchant for expressing themselves in 280 characters or less have a golden opportunity next week to participate in a Twitter chat being hosted by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) for the Aug. 24-30 Week of Action.