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After weathering rains so heavy that they flooded the exhibit hall and much of the ground floor on the first day of the Go Disciple Live “Be the Light” Conference, some 275 attendees at the opening worship were particularly primed to hear a sermon on Jesus’ call of the first disciples at the seaside.
In December 2013 Steve Shive had a dream. Shive, general presbyter of the Presbytery of Wyoming, says that in the dream, he felt a strong sense to create a place where God’s people could come together to work on spiritual practices. “I saw our teaching and ruling elders coming together to learn from each other,” he says, “and to engage in the presence of their lives in Christ in community.”
Unified under a theme inspired by John 13:34-35, Christian Discipleship: People of the Spirit, People of Hope, the Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network (POAMN) and the Association of Retired Ministers, Their Spouses, or Survivors (ARMSS) will co-sponsor a national conference for persons engaged in ministry with older adults from October 11-14 in Richmond, Virginia.
Community Health Evangelism helps transform communities
A Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) global partner, the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, is using Community Health Evangelism (CHE) to help transform communities in two of its 17 synods.
GO FIGURE by Angie Andriot | Research associate with Research Services for the Presbyterian Mission Agency New worshiping communities are all about relationships. A recent study by Research Services found that… Read more »
Addressing a full ballroom at the assembly’s Evangelism Breakfast on June 21, the Rev. Jan Edmiston, Co-Moderator of the 222nd General Assembly (2016), proclaimed, “You are my people.”
Last year a classmate at the University of Washington invited Hanna to a meal and Bible study at International Friendship House in Seattle. Friendship House is home to International Disciples, a new worshiping community that seeks to empower international and American college students in the Seattle area to be global Christian leaders.
In a world that is less and less biblically literate—and where even people who are already coming to church are by and large unfamiliar with scripture—the Rev. Casey FitzGerald loves to tell the story.
From the outside it’s a very non-descript place—a small building surrounded by buildings that are the homes of Amazon and Microsoft workers.
Working Together for Collective Impact
Presbyterians do mission in partnership, which involves listening attentively and prayerfully to our global partners as we engage together in God’s mission, and they have asked us to work more strategically. As a result, we have identified three critical global initiatives: evangelism, reconciliation and poverty alleviation. In conjunction with those goals, we have launched three campaigns: Train Leaders for Community Transformation, Speak Up —Stop Sexual Violence and Educate a Child, Transform the World. US Presbyterians, mission co-workers and our African partners are engaged in exciting work around these campaigns: