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R. Gustav Niebuhr, a pioneering Presbyterian journalist and scholar whose many awards included the 2000 David Steele Distinguished Writer Award from the Presbyterian Writers Guild, died Oct. 20 at age 68 from long-term complications from Parkinson’s Disease. His obituary is here, with a remembrance from Syracuse University, where he taught, found here.
On Monday the Presbyterian Writers Guild celebrated the work of three authors during an awards presentation all too familiar over the past 2½ years: via Zoom, rather than the in-person General Assembly venue that members much prefer.
The Rev. Bill Chadwick, a retired pastor in Minnetonka, Minnesota, has been chosen winner of the Presbyterian Writers Guild’s Best First Book Award, co-sponsored by the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation. Chadwick, a graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary, won the prestigious award for his memoir “Still Laughing, Still Learning (Still Looking for a Good Title).”
For the first time in its history, the Presbyterian Writers Guild (PWG) will not be conferring its David Steele Distinguished Writer (DSDW) Award this year.
The Presbyterian Writers Guild is accepting nominations now for its 2022 Best First Book Award, honoring the best first book by a Presbyterian author published during the calendar years of 2020–2021.
The Presbyterian Writers Guild (PWG) is accepting nominations for its 2022 David Steele Distinguished Writer (DSDW) Award.
As modest as they are talented, three Presbyterian hymn-writers shared their sources of inspiration and some of their favorite hymns Sunday during a webinar called “When in Our Music God is Glorified,” put on by the Presbyterian Writers Guild. About three dozen people attended. Dr. Anita Coleman, a writer and former professor who’s vice president of the guild, moderated the hour-long webinar.
As congregations — and congregational singing — return to in-person worship, the Presbyterian Writers Guild is sponsoring a one-hour panel presentation on hymn-writing featuring three renowned Presbyterian hymn composers.
The Presbyterian Writers Guild has selected three winners from among 20 entries in its first-ever Ash Wednesday writing contest.
In its eagerness to support and encourage Presbyterian writers, the Presbyterian Writers Guild (PWG) announces a writing contest titled “Ash Wednesday.”