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The titles of two workshops held last week during the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators event — “Killing Church Softly” and “Reviving Church Loudly” — together served up a vision about what intergenerational worship and Christian education could look like in the coming years.
Five years ago, the Rev. Dr. Bob Breed made a conscious decision to serve a smaller PC(USA) church part-time in Charlotte, N.C., where he could also work at the city’s men’s shelter.
The 700 or so people set to gather in Galveston, Texas this week for the annual event of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators can dip their toes not only into the Gulf of Mexico, but into the swirling, often competing demands on faith formation in a world where traditional Christian education venues like Sunday school don’t necessarily meet people where they’re at.
Liturgical theologian Gláucia Vasconcelos Wilkey’s ‘extraordinary mind’ is being taken from her By Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE — The last time the Rev. Dr. David Batchelder saw renowned liturgical theologian Gláucia Vasconcelos Wilkey was over Thanksgiving. At about that time, her hospice chaplain had contacted the Presbyterian Center to ask for a… Read more »
Women’s equality issues specific to the church are at the heart of a Nov. 9 panel discussion from 2:30 p.m. through 4 p.m. PST at Scott Hall on the campus of San Francisco Theological Seminary, 105 Seminary Road in San Anselmo, Calif.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) minister the Rev. Amy House was in the black hole of managing her student loan debt.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) has received a $936,102 grant to help support the Clergy Coaching in Community and Context initiative. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy who can serve as mentors and guide them through key leadership challenges in congregational ministry.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency has created a scholarship fund to honor the name and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, a pioneer and legend in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Dr. Cannon succumbed to leukemia August 8, 2018.
The Rev. Emily Zeig Lindsey, a colleague, Pennsylvania pastor and friend, summed up the importance of theological education beautifully in a video the Theological Education Fund shared in late 2017.
Growing up in South Africa, Bobby Musengwa couldn’t imagine coming to America to attend seminary. The path simply wasn’t visible to him — and he couldn’t imagine serving as a pastor. But it was his uncle’s friendship with Heath Rada, who later served as moderator of the 221st General Assembly (2014), that brought this possibility to light for him — and the mentoring community of professors, pastors, family and friends reinforced Musengwa’s call.