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Anderson pledges PC(USA) support for Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Presbyterian News Service December 4, 2017 Select LanguageAfrikaansAlbanianAmharicArabicArmenianAzerbaijaniBasqueBelarusianBengaliBosnianBulgarianCatalanCebuanoChichewaChinese (Simplified)Chinese (Traditional)CorsicanCroatianCzechDanishDutchEsperantoEstonianFilipinoFinnishFrenchFrisianGalicianGeorgianGermanGreekGujaratiHaitian CreoleHausaHawaiianHebrewHindiHmongHungarianIcelandicIgboIndonesianIrishItalianJapaneseJavaneseKannadaKazakhKhmerKoreanKurdish (Kurmanji)KyrgyzLaoLatinLatvianLithuanianLuxembourgishMacedonianMalagasyMalayMalayalamMalteseMaoriMarathiMongolianMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliNorwegianPashtoPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSamoanScots GaelicSerbianSesothoShonaSindhiSinhalaSlovakSlovenianSomaliSpanishSundaneseSwahiliSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduUzbekVietnameseWelshXhosaYiddishYorubaZulu Powered by Translate Faith leaders gather to launch effort, affirm call to serve the poor by Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service T. Denise Anderson speaks at the launch event for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in Washington, D.C., flanked by campaign co-chairs Liz Theoharis…

Presbyterian Mission Agency Board Suspends Search for Executive Director

Presbyterian News Service December 1, 2017 Search will resume pending reports from Way Forward Commission and All Agency Review Committee by Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE — The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) today issued a news release saying it has temporarily suspended the search for a new executive director after “interviews for the…

The Matthew 25 Movement: Take the Pledge to Protect and Defend Vulnerable People in the name of Jesus Advocate. DACA youth urgently need our advocacy! Congress has until December 8, 2017 to pass the Dream Act, which would make a pathway to citizenship for DACA. If nothing passes, 800,000 DACA youth raised in the U.S. will be subject to deportation as…

Advent Volunteer Opportunities at LA County/USC Hospital

Advent Volunteer Opportunities at LA County/USC Hospital Service for Remembering the Unclaimed Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Los Angeles County will hold its annual burial of the ashes of unclaimed at the County Cemetery in East Los Angeles. This interfaith service of remembrance is hosted by the LAC+USC Spiritual Care Department. Acts of Kindness…

#GivingTuesday Presents an Opportunity to Express Thanksgiving

Mission leader encourages Presbyterians to give out of a sense of gratitude to God by Pat Cole | Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE — After the shopping surge of Black Friday and Cyber Monday ends, #GivingTuesday offers an opportunity to bear witness to the spirit of gratitude expressed on Thanksgiving Day, a Presbyterian Mission leader said. “As Christians,…

PC(USA) seminary news — November 2017

A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and other seminaries by Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE – A compilation of news from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) seminaries including Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia Theological Seminary, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Johnson C. Smith Seminary, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, McCormick Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh Theological…

Puerto Rican seminary reopens in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

With most still without electricity, classes offered at nearby Inter-American University by Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds, Seminario Evangélio de Puerto Rico has reopened thanks to seminary staff and supporters who have “almost worked their hearts out.” (Photo courtesy Common Dreams) LOUISVILLE…

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance responds to mass shooting in Texas

Disaster Response November 6, 2017 Select LanguageAfrikaansAlbanianAmharicArabicArmenianAzerbaijaniBasqueBelarusianBengaliBosnianBulgarianCatalanCebuanoChichewaChinese (Simplified)Chinese (Traditional)CorsicanCroatianCzechDanishDutchEsperantoEstonianFilipinoFinnishFrenchFrisianGalicianGeorgianGermanGreekGujaratiHaitian CreoleHausaHawaiianHebrewHindiHmongHungarianIcelandicIgboIndonesianIrishItalianJapaneseJavaneseKannadaKazakhKhmerKoreanKurdish (Kurmanji)KyrgyzLaoLatinLatvianLithuanianLuxembourgishMacedonianMalagasyMalayMalayalamMalteseMaoriMarathiMongolianMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliNorwegianPashtoPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSamoanScots GaelicSerbianSesothoShonaSindhiSinhalaSlovakSlovenianSomaliSpanishSundaneseSwahiliSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduUzbekVietnameseWelshXhosaYiddishYorubaZulu Powered by Translate Staff and National Response Team volunteer travel to Sutherland Springs by Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (Photo via Facebook) LOUISVILLE — While the community of Sutherland Springs, Texas grapples with yesterday’s mass shooting…

Dr. David Daniels honors African contributions to the Reformation

Dr. David Daniels Today marks the 500th anniversary of the launching of the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Churches worldwide are commemorating this defining period in Church history. Yet, most events and books on the Reformation explore it without any reference to African Christians. Dr. Daniels, in a column that first appeared in the Memphis Commercial Appeal, breaks the silence and offers possible Ethiopian connections…

PC(USA) peace delegation to visit South Korea in November

Ecumenical & Interfaith October 26, 2017 Trip planned in response to overtures passed at 2016 General Assembly by Kathy Melvin | Presbyterian News Service The Memorial Tower in the No Gun Ri Peace Park, with two arches representing the No Gun Ri tunnel entrances. The 29-acre park opened in October 2011. It contains a museum and a peace education center. (Used by permission…