STORY FROM RELIGIOUS NEW SERVICE (RNS) The Presbyterian Church (USA) is scrapping an ad campaign for the needy after it was blasted for being culturally and socially insensitive. The One Great Hour of Sharing campaign originally included an image of an Asian girl with the words “Needs help with her drinking problem” and, in smaller […]
Feb. 24 and March 3 events are geared to pastors and congregational and mid council leaders. January 23, 2015 Members of the Small Church Residency Program class of 2012 outside the chapel at the Presbyterian Center. —Ken Meeks Presbyterian News Service Emily Enders Odom LOUISVILLE “The Small Church Residency Program: Where the Needs of Christ’s Church and […]
January 23, 2015 Religion News Service In a scene in the movie “Selma,” the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sits in a jail cell wondering where the civil rights movement is headed. His cellmate, the Rev. Ralph Abernathy Sr., responds with a lesson from the Gospel of Matthew about the futility of worrying.
Missional ventures in synods of Alaska-Northwest, Puerto Rico, Rocky Mountains, Southwest January 23, 2015 The Synod of Puerto Rico will use their DREAM Grant to create a leadership formation initiative for youth and young adults. — Erin Dunigan Special to Presbyterian News Service Paul Seebeck communications strategist LOUISVILLE Eight new missional ventures in churches and presbyteries have […]