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 part of tax law that prohibits houses of worship from engaging in explicit political activity will remain intact for now, despite concerns that Republican lawmakers would try to repeal it in the latest massive federal spending bill they released this week.
Three Presbyterian-related educational institutions are offering summer 2018 leadership programs for high school students in cooperation with grant funding from the Lilly Endowment. Maryville College, Monmouth College and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary are each hosting different programs, but the schools are working collaboratively to create a uniquely Presbyterian experience for students.
Hoping to clarify what they believe is “confusion” and “misinformation” regarding their reports to General Assembly 223 (2018) in St. Louis, the Way Forward Commission and All Agency Review Committee of the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) issued a letter today.
Giving generously is something the Rev. Kerry Slinkard makes a point of practicing as well as preaching. “It’s a response to God’s blessing,” he says, “an acknowledgment of our responsibility to those around us.”
The long-anticipated Conference on World Mission and Evangelism opened here today with African rhythms, almost 1,000 participants, storytelling, and a spirit of sharing that set the stage for the rest of the week.
The questions come in the darkness, usually around 3 a.m. ‘What will my children’s lives be like without me?’ wonders Farm Church co-founder Ben Johnston-Krase. Four months ago he was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer.
After each regular meeting of the Board of Directors of The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Board of Pensions publishes The Board Bulletin. This Bulletin reports key information presented and actions taken at the spring 2018 meeting that affect plans and programs administered by the Board of Pensions.
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” —Ps. 23:1