Presbyterian News Service

PMAB Executive Committee previews spring 2017 meeting

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.

Committee on the Office of the General Assembly begins spring 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.

PMA and OGA boards to meet in San Juan this week

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.

NEXT Church begins its 2017 National Gathering

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.

Board of Pensions commits $100 million to environmental markets

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.

‘Keeping Faith’ video receives Telly Awards honor

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.

Way Forward Commission concludes its Atlanta meeting

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.