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Synod of Boriquen

Healthy Pastors, Healthy Congregations presented in Puerto Rico in Spanish

The Board of Pensions has presented its first Healthy Pastors, Healthy Congregations seminar in Puerto Rico. Congregational leaders of three churches in the Synod of Boriquén and their pastors attended the seminar, conducted in Spanish at Aguada Presbyterian Church in Aguada.

Junta de Pensiones Presbiteriana no recolectara cuotas de beneficios en Puerto Rico

La Junta de Pensiones de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE.UU.) anunció hoy que no recolectara cuotas para el plan de beneficios en los tres presbiterios y sus iglesias en Puerto Rico. Por ahora, el período de exención se aplica a las cuotas adeudadas desde septiembre hasta diciembre del 2017 y se volverá a evaluar al culminar el año.

Presbyterian Board of Pensions waives benefits dues in Puerto Rico

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) announced today it is waiving benefits plan dues for the three presbyteries and their churches in Puerto Rico. For now, the waiver period applies to dues owed September through December 2017 and will be reassessed at the close of the year.

Presbytery leader in Puerto Rico reports on damage from Hurricane Maria

The Rev. Edwin González-Castillo, Stated Clerk of the San Juan Presbytery in Puerto Rico, says the biggest challenge he is facing in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria is communications. Attempting to reach and coordinate relief efforts across the island has been hampered by downed communication lines outside of San Juan, infrastructure damage due to flooding and ongoing concerns about fuel shortages.