The Presbytery of Detroit seeks a Hunger Action Coordinator. The deadline to apply is April 6, 2015. Please see the letter and job description as posted in Job Opportunities, General Positions here. ... Read more
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The PC(USA) Office of Public Witness (OPW) in Washington, DC, is responsible for advocating social justice policies approved by the General Assembly that have implications for the federal government.
Presbyterian work in justice advocacy began with John Calvin, who was ahead of his time in advocating for public education in 16th-century Geneva, Switzerland. Calvin underscored Jesus’ resolve to address and even confront earthly powers during his ministry. Similarly, Presbyterians today are called to remind
Morning Psalm 84
1 How lovely is your dwelling place,
O LORD of hosts! 2 My soul longs, indeed it faints
for the courts of the LORD;
my heart and my flesh sing for joy
to the living God.
3 Even the sparrow finds a home,
and the swallow a nest for herself,
where she may lay her young,
at your altars, O LORD of hosts,
my King and
March 27, 2015
The Presbyterian Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Planned Giving Navigator as a service to churches and other ministries involved in beginning or enhancing a stewardship and generosity program.
Churches grieve Germanwings tragedy
World Council of Churches
The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) has received with grief the news of a serious plane accident in the French Alps.
Office of the General Assembly
Manager of Preparation for Ministry
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) committee charged with preparing ordination exams has approved changes to administration procedures for the tests, complying with assignments it was given by the General Assembly.
At its annual meeting March 9–14 in Atlanta, the Presbyteries’ Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates (PCC) voted to expand the time parameters for three exam areas and give presbyteries the option to incorporate oral examination components as part of online tests. The
Religion News Service
President Obama will welcome Pope Francis to the White House during the pontiff’s U.S. visit in September to “continue the dialogue … on their shared values and commitments on a wide range of issues,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday (March 26).
Dr. Peter Millet —Courtesy of Peter Millet
Special to Presbyterian News Service
Director, Racial Ethnic & Women's Ministries
Dr. Peter Millet was inaugurated as the sixth president of Stillman College, a historically Presbyterian racial ethnic college in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, last week. Representatives from the Stillman College board of trustees, local and county governments, the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the higher education community, and the
New PC(USA) denominational children’s curriculum Growing in Grace & Gratitude succeeding We Believe
March 26, 2015
Congregational Ministries Publishing
Associate for Promotions
A new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) denominational children’s curriculum is succeeding the long-standing denominational curriculum We Believe: God’s Word for God’s People.
Central Americans awaiting processing in McAllen Texas after crossing the border into the U.S. —Hector Silva
Presbyterian News Service
LOS ANGELES, Ca
For centuries, artists have taken to the canvas to create their version of the guardian angel, a larger-than-life figure that watches and protects. These celestial beings are often depicted hovering above with outstretched arms, with
March 25, 2015
Larissa Kwong Abazia
Vice Moderator of the 221st General Assembly
I am struck even more so by these verses and hymn as I face my diagnosis with breast cancer. The prognosis is good and I have already started chemotherapy as the first measure in this healing process. There is also surgery and treatments to face in the future as well. But I find myself taking things one step at a time, getting more attune to the needs of my
Today, Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations intern Kyla Korvne attended the unveiling ceremony of the Permanent Memorial to Honour the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (co-organized by the Permanent Memorial Committee, the United Nations Office for Partnerships, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the NGO Relations Section, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information (DPI), the Caribbean Community and the African Group). Below is her post about the event:
Photo: Kyla Korvne
Willie James Jennings, 2015 Grawemeyer Award Winner —Courtesy of Louisville Seminary
Director of Communications
Why has Christianity, a religion based on love, failed in its attempts to heal racial division? The Rev. Dr. Willie James Jennings, winner of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Religion, will address that question during his sermon, "A God Who Joins," and his Grawemeyer lecture,