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With 14 languages spoken, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s New Worshiping Communities now number about 750

A new video celebrates 10 years of innovation and dedication among worshiping communities

by Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service

SAN DIEGO — Committing substantial financial resources and deploying a team of creative, experienced church planters, the 220th General Assembly (2012) launched a new movement in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

As the church left the building and followed Jesus’ call to make disciples, diverse worshiping communities began to spring up in places and spaces where people traditionally had not been welcome.

A new video celebrates 10 years of 1001 New Worshiping Communities. (Screenshot)

As congregations began paying attention to their neighbors, the church left the building. Diverse worshiping communities, part of the 1001 New Worshiping Communities movement, now number about 750. On a given Sunday, 14 languages are spoken during worship in worshiping communities found in nearly every presbytery.

See how the Spirit has created a movement far bigger and more beautiful than what was imagined a decade ago in a video celebrating 10 years of New Worshiping Communities in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).


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