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Significant Per Capita Increase Proposed for 2019 & 2020

Significant per capita increase proposed today February 7, 2018 by Leslie Scanlon, The Presbyterian Outlook LOUISVILLE – The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly and the executive committee of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board are proposing a significant increase in the per capita rate for 2019 and 2020 – an increase from $7.73 per member…

Service for the Unclaimed Dead of Los Angeles County

Service for the Unclaimed Dead of Los Angeles County December 6, 2017 we gathered around the fresh grave in the lawn behind the county crematorium, blinking in the bright Los Angeles sunlight – county workers, elected officials, community members, and family members. Chaplains and clergy from many faith traditions sang and offered blessings, including Rev.…

New Book of Common Worship coming in 2018

New liturgies and other features reflect a changing church By Kimberly Bracken Long | Presbyterians Today The Book of Common Worship, 2018 edition, will be published in 3 editions in Spring 2018. Five years, 200 people, a bajillion emails and a whole lot of prayer. That’s what it takes to make a new Book of…

Pacific Pres. in the News: Southern California church leaders secure release of detained immigrant pastor

Southern California church leaders secure release of detained immigrant pastor Pacific Presbytery, ‘Matthew 25/Mateo 25’ group help free Guatemalan DECEMBER 14, 2017 Pastor Noe and family at the moment of his release from detention. Pacific Presbytery HEIDI WORTHEN GAMBLE Mission Catalyst, Pacific Presbytery LOS ANGELES Leaders of Pacific Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and a year-old Southern…

Ministers to Our Tattered Democracy

December 11, 2017 Categories: Union News By Benjamin Perry | Photos: Benjamin Perry, Stephanie Weatherbee (Popular Education Project) Something is deeply wrong when the leaders of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Disciples of Christ, Union for Reform Judaism, the United Church of Christ, and the Unitarian Universalist Association are ordered to leave the US Capitol for praying…

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…