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PC(USA) corporate entity recommendations debated for second day

Groups with competing proposals for reforming the corporate structure of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), known as the “A Corp.”, gathered for the second day of discussion on the content and intent of the proposals leading up to General Assembly 223 in St. Louis this summer.

Presbyterian groups meet to debate corporate structure

Following a nearly two-year process that began at the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Portland, Ore., three groups are gathering April 8-9 to iron out disagreements over a joint recommendation from the Way Forward Commission (WFC) and All Agency Review Committee (AARC) on the corporate organization of the denomination.

The Rev. Buddy Monahan dies at age 52

The Rev. Buddy Monahan, pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Odessa, Texas, and corresponding member of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board as chair of the Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC), died Tuesday afternoon, March 27, in Odessa from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 52.

Presbyterian advocacy committees pen open letter to Way Forward Commission

The Advocacy Committee for Women’s Concerns (ACWC) and the Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC) issued an open letter to the Way Forward Commission today expressing “profound concern” of proposed actions that may segregate “the material voice and vote of the advocacy committees.”

Advocacy committees voice concerns over proposed PMA Board representation

In a letter issued today by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Advocacy Committee for Women’s Concerns (ACWC) and the Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC), the groups challenged a recent proposal by the Governance Task Force (GTF) of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) to dramatically reduce the board size and remove formal representation in advocacy groups.

Grupo presbiteriano de abogacía emite reto para «levantar nuestro mensaje colectivo»

Las personas de color en los EE.UU. están siendo asesinadas por la policía en números desproporcionados debido al color de su piel, su raza y origen étnico. Condenamos y lamentamos el asesinato continuo y sistemático de personas desarmadas de color, particularmente hombres afroamericanos y pedimos que se realicen investigaciones exhaustivas en los homicidios policiales de Keith Lamont Scott en Charlotte, Carolina del Norte, Terence Crutcher en Tulsa, Oklahoma, y Tyre King en Columbus, Ohio.

Presbyterian advocacy group issues challenge to ‘raise our collective voice’

ACREC calls the members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to leave the comfort of their buildings to put their bodies on the line as co-conspirators in a movement for transformation, to stand for reparative justice instead of cheap reconciliation, to join communities of resistance, declaring that all people are created by God which means uttering without equivocation that Black Lives Matter!