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rev. dr. diane moffett
During the June celebration of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus’ 45th Biennial Convention, five outstanding Presbyterians were recognized for their efforts toward “seeking racial justice and equity.”
There’s still time to register for and receive scholarships for the Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network national conference, set for Oct. 15-18 in Louisville, Ky.
In advance of building the 2021-22 Presbyterian Mission Agency budget and approving the agency’s work plan, the PMA Board and representatives from about two dozen mid councils are meeting together for two days following Big Tent to discern the priorities of both groups.
The Book of Genesis may spell out God’s plan of salvation. But the Rev. Dr. Renita Weems told nearly 800 people attending Big Tent’s closing worship Saturday that “sometimes I wish God would save us without asking us to participate in salvation. Just get on with it, God! But God continuously invites flawed inconsistent people to participate with God.”
As she’s done for audiences around the country and beyond, the Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett is delivering the rationale behind the Matthew 25 invitation during a pair of workshops at Presbyterian Youth Triennium, being held this week at Purdue University.
Second Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque, N.M., the 100th church to accept the Matthew 25 invitation, is a bilingual and multicultural church that, among many other outreach services, provides transitional housing to transgender women seeking asylum in the U.S.
As of Friday morning, 79 congregations, five presbyteries and one synod — Lakes and Prairies — had said yes to the Matthew 25 invitation, agreeing to become more actively engaged in the world by working on one or more of three focus areas: building congregational vitality, dismantling structural racism and eradicating systemic poverty.
More than 250 Presbyterians and their friends marched from the Presbyterian Center to Jefferson Square Park near the Louisville Main Jail Wednesday, delivering words of encouragement, pleas to end the cash bail system — and enough money to free more than 50 people being detained because they can’t raise the cash.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board of Directors voted Tuesday to name Kathy Lueckert as president of the A Corporation, subject to confirmation by the General Assembly.
Seminary professor that he is, the Rev. Dr. Cliff Kirkpatrick slipped about 50 staff at the Presbyterian Center a surprise Wednesday.
He gave them a 22-question pop quiz on ecumenical and interfaith developments that have occurred over the last century.