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 26, 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.
SPUD delegate speaking at PCI General Assembly
Courtesy of PCI Communications Office
Morning Psalm 122
1 I was glad when they said to me,
“Let us go to the house of the LORD!” 2 Our feet are standing
within your gates, O Jerusalem.
3 Jerusalem — built as a city
that is bound firmly together. 4 To it the tribes go up,
the tribes of the LORD,
as was decreed for Israel,
to give thanks to the name of the LORD. 5
October 24, 2014
Office of the General Assembly
Toya Richards Jackson
Director of Communications
One of the main goals the Reverend Christopher Ferguson has as the new general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) is strengthening the common witness of the communion in order to be a greater force for global change.
“It’s the transformation of the church for the transformation of the world,” he said. “The changes that need to be brought,
Veteran Office of the General Assembly (OGA) staffer Loyda Puig Aja has announced her resignation as director of Ecclesial Ministry and Associate Stated Clerk. She has served the office for almost 23 years.
A PC(USA) mission letter from Ghana (2014 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, p. 122)
Participants in the 2014 Ghana Mission Network, who joined the service of healing at the E.P. Church’s spiritual retreat center in Ho, Ghana. —Joshua Heikkila
Presbyterian News Service
World Mission mission co-worker
Anywhere you go in Ghana these days you’re certain to find services of healing and deliverance given a
A group from the Presbyterian Church in Chatham Township participated in a seminar on Wednesday, October 15. The group focused on Korea.
Our colleague, Doug Hostetter, from the Mennonite Central Committee UN Liaison Office provided some history of Korea and talked about the work of the Mennonites in both North and South Korea.
Moon H. Lee, former Executive Secretary of National Council of Korean Presbyterian Churches, former Eastern Korean Presbytery Stated Clerk, former NYC Presbytery moderator, and current member of the PC(USA) Advisory Committee on the Constitution, made a presentation and led a discussion
‘Team of mission groups’ rises out of ‘suburban ghetto’
The Rev. Jeff McCrory —Erin Dunigan
Reprinted from Los Ranchos Presbytery E-News
LONG BEACH, Calif.
Jeff McCrory admits it is a bit difficult to explain what exactly is happening in the small corner of Long Beach in which he finds himself. But that doesn’t dampen his enthusiasm for how God is at work in this new
From United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on United Nations Day
The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll. Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking, sexual slavery or unsafe conditions in factories, fields and mines. The global economy remains an uneven playing field. The founding of the United Nations was a solemn pledge
The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll. Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking, sexual slavery or unsafe conditions in factories, fields and mines. The global economy remains an uneven playing field.
The founding of the United Nations was a solemn pledge
Religion News Service
As climate change devastates communities in Kenya, church leaders are helping to address the crisis locally while also calling on industrialized nations to own up to their responsibilities for spewing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere.
Conference asks whether the Belhar Confession can help church confess and repent of its racism and be an agent for justice and reconciliation
October 23, 2014
Allan Boesak. —Photo by Emily Enders Odom
Emily Enders Odom
As the Rev. Allan Boesak rose to give his powerful testimony of his life under the apartheid regime in South Africa and the genesis of the Belhar Confession there, a hushed
Oficina de la Asamblea General
Por favor, oremos para pedir paz, justicia y calma en medio de una tensa situación política en Madagascar.
Marc Ravalomanana regreso a esta nación insular en la mañana del lunes, 13 de Octubre. Ravalomanana fue elegido presidente de este país en el 2001, una vez más en el 2006 y fue depuesto por un golpe militar en marzo del 2009 y ha pasado los últimos cinco años y medio en el exilio.
Una multitud se
Presbyterian Dr. Jim McAuley reports from Sierra Leone
From Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian minister and medical doctor James “Jim” McAuley has been sent by his employer from Zambia to Sierra Leone. Trained as an infectious disease specialist, McAuley is a member of the Presbytery of Chicago, while his family are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Evanston Ill. He wrote about his initial experience.