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APCE adopts new name, welcomes new leadership

When the Rev. Dr. Susan Sharp Campbell, outgoing president of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE), first started attending the organization’s annual event in 1988, she knew right away that she “fit.”

Where justice and diversity meet radical welcome and healing hope

The Rev. Dr. John Cleghorn used skills honed as both journalist and banker — his jobs before hearing God’s call to ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — to write his first book, “Resurrecting Church: Where Justice and Diversity Meet Radical Welcome and Healing Hope,” published last year.

‘I am a Presbyterian, and that’s what we do’

These days she’s the Rev. Dr. Rebecca L. Davis, who teaches seminarians about education at Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Charlotte, North Carolina, campus. When she was 9 and growing up in West Virginia, that role would have been difficult to fathom.

Board of Pensions grants President Frank Spencer travel time

The Rev. Frank Clark Spencer, president of the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has been granted a travel leave for March 11-May 8, 2020, announced the Rev. Dr. Fairfax F. Fair, chair of the agency’s Board of Directors.

PMA’s student loan forgiveness aids widowed pastor serving small Florida church

Without the support of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Rev. Denise McLeod isn’t sure she would have survived. A widowed minister serving a small church, Trinity Presbyterian, in Key West, Florida — and raising a son who is now a senior in college — she applied for the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Loan Forgiveness for Pastors.