Join members and friends of Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church as we learn about the Apostle Paul’s journeys in Turkey. This 12-day study tour will provide a deeper insight into the world and people Paul encountered in his ministry. The tour begins in Istanbul with a tour of many of the amazing sites. From there, we will travel to several places
Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of Detroit issues a newsletter about 8 times a year. You can view and download the current issue here or click the title above and use the download link to immediately download this issue as PDF. NOTE: The complete newsletter is also visible in the full article.
Calvin East Presbyterian Church, 6125 Cadieux Rd., Detroit, MI 48224 is celebrating its 75th Anniversary on Sunday, October 16, 2014. Everyone in the Presbytery is invited to join in the festivities beginning at 10:00 AM and concluding at 3:00 PM. The festivities include Worship, Lunch, and a visit to the Memory Room.
If you can be with us please let us know no later than Sunday, October 19, 2014 by calling our church secretary, Norma Davis at 313-885-4184.
The following is excerpted from a letter by Children’s Defense Fund president Marian Wright Edelman that accompanies the 2013 Children’s Sabbaths materials.
Dear Faithful Welcome to the 22nd annual National Observance of Children’s Sabbaths celebration, “Beating Swords into Plowshares: Ending the Violence of Guns and Child Poverty.” Your faithful
Morning Psalm 67
1May God be gracious to us and bless us
and make his face to shine upon us, Selah2that your way may be known upon earth,
your saving power among all nations. 3Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.
4Let the nations be glad and sing for joy,
for you judge the peoples with equity
and guide the nations upon earth. Selah5Let the
Presbyterian ‘kirks’ everywhere are called to celebrate John Knox’s legacy on 500th birthday of Scottish reformer
October 17, 2014
John Knox. —(Public domain photo)
Presbyterian News Service
Emily Enders Odom
Kirk in the Hills. Kirk of Kildaire. What’s in a name?
Plenty, it would seem, for Presbyterians.
Office of the General Assembly
Correspondent, Office of the General Assembly
하나님의 부르심과 대면하여
에바 스팀슨, 장로교 사무 총회국 (OGA) 연락관
30년 전에, Katie Kelly Hopper와 그녀의 남편인 James Harmon Hopper는 달라스에서 있었던 Face to Face 행사—사역지를 찾기 위한 일종의 장로교 행사—에서 세 개의 소형 교회를 공동으로 섬기라는 부르심을 발견했다. 이것이 그들을 위한 첫 부르심이었다.
이 두 사람은 신학교 졸업반이었다. Kathie는 “우리는 Austin Seminary에서 운전해 갔습니다. 정말 좋은 경험이었습니다”라고 회고했다.
이번 여름, 일리노이주의 몬티셀로에서 임시 목회직을 끝낸 후, 그녀는 다시 Face to Face 행사에 참여했다. 인터넷을 통해 연결시켜주고 안내해주는 미국 장로교의 시스템인 Church Leadership Connection (CLC)에 의해 지원을 받은 올 해의 행사에는 디트로이트 총회 기간 동안 65명의 ...
Religion News Service
In non-Muslim societies, a woman in a headscarf is often perceived as less approachable and sociable, according to past research, and some see the head covering as a means of repressing women.
A PC(USA) mission letter from Costa Rica
Karla Koll (right) with Douwe Visser (left), theological secretary for the WCRC, at the GIT opening worship service. —WCRC Photo
Presbyterian World Mission
PC(USA) mission co-worker
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica
In July the world came to the Latin American Biblical University (UBL). The Global Institute of Theology (GIT), a program of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), brought
Video gamers can help change the world, McGonigal says at launch of SFTS’s Center for Innovation in Ministry
Participants in the launch of the Center for Innovation in Ministry get some practical collaborative gaming experience. —Rachel Howard
Jerry L. Van Marter
SAN ANSELMO, Calif.
If we want to save the world, humans must engage in 21 billion hours per week of gaming, world-renowned video game designer and
Koreans, Alaska Natives, ‘Norwegians’ come together in new presbytery; celebrate David Dobler’s retirement
October 16, 2014
David Dobler. —Photo by Jerry L. Van Marter
The Rev. David Dobler remembers when – early in his ministry in Alaska – presbytery meetings were fraught with multicultural complications.
“When we came to Alaska, we went to a presbytery where no one spoke all the languages, Dobler tells
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From Montreat Conference Center
A new chapter opens in the ongoing story of Montreat Conference Center as its Board of Directors names Richard T. DuBose the 15th president of the Mountain Retreat Association, succeeding the Rev. Dr. Albert G. “Pete” Peery, Jr., who announced his retirement on March 20 of this year.
The Lutheran World Federation and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide assistance to internally displaced persons and refugees.
마다가스카를 위한 기도
그래디 파슨스, 미국 장로교 총회 정서기
긴장이 맴도는 정치적 상황에 있는 마다가스카에 평화와 정의와 평온함이 임하도록 기도합시다.
Marc Ravalomanana는 10월 13일 월요일 이른 시간에 고국으로 돌아왔습니다. 2001년에 대통령으로 당선되고, 2006년에 재선된 Ravalomanana는 2009년 3월에 군사 구테타에 의해 대통령직에서 물러나게 되었으며, 지난 5년 반 동안 망명 생활을 해왔습니다.
전직 대통령의 주택 둘레에 군중들이 몰려와 그를 환영하고, 오전 11시에 있었던 기자 회견에서 그의 이야기를 들었습니다. 그날 오후 일찍이 군대가 체류탄 가스를 발포하여 군중을 해산시켰고, 그후에 Ravalomanana의 집에 무력으로 침입해 들어갔습니다. 군사들에 의해 수도에 있는 어느 군사 진영으로 그가 끌려갔다는 보고가 있습니다. 그후의 보고들에 의하면 그가 알려지지 않은 어느 장소로 ...
Presbyterian groups host exploration of climate change effects in Alaska
Byron Glacier. —Photo courtesy of Curt Karns
Hotter summers, colder winters, droughts, floods, stronger storms. These are all results of climate change, a phenomenon that has been in dispute for years, but that gets harder and harder to deny.