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Celebrating multilingual spaces

“Language hospitality celebrates multilingual spaces,” affirms Stephanie Vasquez, who begins serving as the Manager of Global Language Resources in the Administrative Services Group of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation on Monday.

Finding their voice

Established by the then-Moving Forward Implementation Commission (now a committee) to ensure that the work of three organizations — the Office of the General Assembly, the Presbyterian Mission Agency and the Administrative Services Group — is coordinated, the Coordinating Table has been working in recent months to define its work and to find its voice.

The PC(USA), A Corporation’s rosy financial picture has but one thorn

Ian Hall, who began work in June as the chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation, had a rosy financial report Friday to share with the A Corp Board in a report covering the first seven months of 2021.

An ‘our’ way of thinking

While the Administrative Services Group, which provides back-office functions for agencies in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has plenty to do in the coming months — not the least among them coordinating the $2.4 million renovation of the Presbyterian Center ahead of the 225th General Assembly next summer — Kathy Lueckert said Thursday she’s thinking of the word “our” as a guiding light for working efficiently and effectively with client partners and sister agencies.

‘Ministry is about relationships’

“Ministry is about relationships,” says Ian J. Hall. Hall started his ministry as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation, on Monday, June 28.

A Corp Board receives financial audit, approves revised policies

While the decision concerning the renovation of the Presbyterian Center may have received the most attention, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board of Directors dealt with other important matters during its May 19-20 meeting.

Researching donor restrictions is the key to leveraging restricted funds

After skipping a meeting in April, the Coordinating Table came together with a purpose Thursday, agreeing by consensus to a plan for staff to begin identifying the restrictions on some of the 2,000 restricted funds set up as bequests over many decades and continuing the discussions required for presenting a unified budget, perhaps as soon as the 226th General Assembly in 2024.