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Presbyterian leaders prepare for migrant caravan

Despite the heat and humidity, as many as 7,000 Central American migrants are still making their way slowly northward from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador into Mexico. The latest reports estimate they are still more than 1,100 miles from the U.S. border.

World Council of Churches calls for just peace and an end to impunity in the Holy Land

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemned use of excessive violence by Israeli forces against civilian protestors in Gaza during last week in which many have lost their lives or lost their loved ones, and is particularly worried that some Christians are celebrating the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem as a gift from God, despite the disruptively provocative nature of this move.

미국장로교 통신부는 25개의 교회 연합 언론상을 수상하다

미국장로교 통신부는 2017년 Best of the Christian Press 대회에서 25개의 상을 수상했다. Associated Church Press는 북미 최대의 기독교 언론 협회이다. 시상식은 4월 20일 시카고의 제4장로 교회에서 열렸던 ACP 연례 대회에서 수여되었다.

PC(USA) communicators win 25 Associated Church Press awards

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) communicators garnered twenty-five awards in the 2017 Best of the Christian Press competition sponsored by the Associated Church Press, the oldest and largest Christian press association in North America. The awards were presented April 20 during the ACP’s annual convention at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago.

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.

New Jersey church seeks release for member picked up by federal authorities

First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen, New Jersey is seeking the release of an Indonesian Christian member, picked up last week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Roby Sanger was dropping his daughter off at middle school when the agents approached and took him into custody. He now faces deportation.

Threats of deportation jeopardize congregation

No one likes to lose a church member. Now imagine the prospect of losing 70 percent of a congregation. Marturia Presbyterian Church in Rochester, New Hampshire, is facing such a reality as its Indonesian members have fallen under the focus of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).