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PMAB approves Governance Task Force recommendations

The much-anticipated report from the Governance Task Force (GTF) of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) came up for discussion and debate during today’s open plenary of the group’s February meeting.

Intersectionality and 21st century colonialism

New words are added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary on a regular basis. Often times these are words we hear but are not quite sure of their meaning. “Intersectionality” is one of those words.

Presbyterian Mission Agency Board begins fall Louisville meeting

The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) began its fall meeting in Louisville today with a gathering of its Executive Committee to discuss the meeting agenda and hear updates from program areas. Also on deck were proposals for a new board structure and consolidation of publishing operations within the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation. After lunch, the entire board heard an update from Mark Hostetter, moderator of the Way Forward Commission.

Embracing diversity builds strong community in San Juan

A trilogy of ordinary people is creating some extraordinary results in a San Juan neighborhood. This was beautifully illustrated by three special guests of the World Mission Competencies in Domestic Ministry ministerial team during March’s Presbyterian Mission Agency Board meeting in San Juan. The Rev. Nancy Ramsay chairs the committee.

Committee seeks church input in Presbyterian Mission Agency Executive Director search

The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board committee that is searching for a new executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency wants to hear from all Presbyterians. The committee is seeking input not only from board members, mid council members and agency staff; it also wants input from those who teach Sunday school, deliver sermons, serve on committees and attend services at PC(USA) churches.

Focus on unity

The love of Christ goes hand in hand with a spirit of unity in Christ’s church, two PC(USA) officials told a recent gathering of Presbyterians. The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board and the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly were meeting in Puerto Rico at the invitation of the Presbytery of San Juan.