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The meeting of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) Executive Committee here yesterday featured updates from constituent committees, liaisons and working groups in anticipation of the work the Committee will complete during its spring 2017 meeting.
With the hospitality of the leaders and churches of the Presbytery of San Juan at the forefront and an unparalleled view of Old San Juan Harbor as a backdrop, the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) opened its spring meeting here on Tuesday, March 21.
LOUISVILLE – Meeting of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) and the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) will get underway in San Juan, Puerto Rico beginning tomorrow.
Dennis Hughes has always known that in life—and in death—he belongs to God. But in 73 years of living, he has known the latter all too well.
The 2017 gathering of NEXT Church concluded today with worship and a sermon by the Rev. Paul Roberts, Sr., president of Johnson C. Smith Seminary in Atlanta. In its seventh year, the three-day conference was attended by 550 people under the theme of “Wells & Walls: Well-Being in a Thirsty World.”
The 550 attendees of the 2017 NEXT Church National Gathering this week were treated to inspiring testimonies, over a dozen workshops, worship opportunities and a discussion on the “spiritual but not religious” research of the Rev. Dr. Linda Mercadante as the conference concluded its first day and began the second.
Employing the theme “Wells & Walls: Well-Being in a Thirsty World,” the 2017 National Gathering of NEXT Church began today and runs through Wednesday. With the guiding scripture of John 4:1-42—the story of the Samaritan woman at the well—the gathering is seeking to explore the ways Jesus modeled for his disciples a boundary-crossing ministry.
The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is significantly expanding its commitment to environmentally responsible investing by retaining Impax Asset Management Group, a London-based investment manager that specializes in resource efficiency markets.
The ‘Flint Water Crisis’ video story in the June 2016 ‘Keeping Faith’ segment with Tony De La Rosa, Interim Executive Director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, has received a Telly Awards honor.
The Way Forward Commission wrapped up its second face-to-face meeting today on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary. Following its initial day of deliberations the group finished its edits of the “Affirmation of Approach” document describing its work and hoped outcomes.