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Funding Model Development Team co-moderators take to the airwaves to explain their work to date

This month’s webinar put on by the co-moderators of the Funding Model Development Team laid out the work completed so far on the team’s General Assembly mandate to “develop and implement experiments that will fund councils of the church, above the session, that will be consistent with the identified values and adaptive challenges of the mid councils.”

‘God’s got this’

Kathy Lueckert’s mother used to tell her daughter that the chores the girl dreaded the most would build character.

Unification Commission introduces its culture consultant

On Saturday, the Unification Commission introduced Kelly Beeland, a consultant with nearly three decades of experience helping companies and organizations with, among other tasks, change management and understanding culture. Beeland took commissioners through a half-hour presentation on the work she’s already begun. Her contract ends Dec. 31.

The gospel from Utah

The Rev. Mirjam Haas-Melchior gave the governing bodies meeting Tuesday morning at the Salt Palace Convention Center a taste of what’s ahead during the 226th General Assembly next month.

Three PC(USA) governing bodies unanimously approve unified budget proposal

Three governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) made history meeting jointly online and at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Tuesday, unanimously approving a proposed unified budget for the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the Office of the General Assembly and the Administrative Services Group.

A Corp Board discusses changes to the Board of Pensions’ Benefits Plan

On Friday, the second of its two days of meeting online and at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville, Kentucky, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation Board had a discussion on what a number of people in the denomination are talking about: recently announced changes to the Board of Pensions’ Benefits Plan.

The PC(USA)’s Unification Commission wraps up its two-day meeting with a brief public session

As they did Thursday, members of the Commission on the Unification of Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency spent almost all their time Friday meeting in closed session as a committee of the whole. Commissioners emerged Friday afternoon from their gathering at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville, Kentucky, for a 20-minute public session before praying and adjourning.