Presbyterian News Service

Stated Clerk among the winners in church press contest

Among the winners announced Thursday during the Associated Church Press’ 2019 Best of the Church Press Awards was the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II.

Presbyterians and the 2020 census

Robin Bachman has three words to describe the 2020 census process, which gets under way in earnest this week with a mass mailing: it’s important, safe and easy.

The real ‘Mister Rogers’

Anyone with kids and a television set knows Fred Rogers. Three generations of children have grown up with “Mister Rogers” — the friendly sweater-and-sneakers-clad grownup who talks frankly about feelings and invites them to be part of his TV “neighborhood.” What is less widely known is that Fred Rogers is a Presbyterian minister, ordained in 1962 by Pittsburgh Presbytery.