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Members of the Presbytery of Tres Rios educational mission team to Colombia
Photo by José Luis Casal
Our mission team traveled to Colombia in
Morning Psalm 119:73-80
73 Your hands have made and fashioned me;
give me understanding that I may learn your commandments. 74 Those who fear you shall see me and rejoice,
because I have hoped in your word. 75 I know, O LORD, that your judgments are right,
and that in faithfulness you have humbled me. 76 Let your steadfast love become my comfort
according to your promise to your
An event that will inspire you and make you proud to be Presbyterian.
March 30, 2015
Presbyterian News Service
Melody K. Smith
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s fourth Big Tent event runs July 30–August 1, 2015 in Knoxville, Tennessee. For the first time, Big Tent will be held on a college campus to build on that deep sense of community that you’d expect at a national gathering of Presbyterians.
New pastor encourages church to explore innovations in worship in their second year together
Rev. Joel Montgomery and Ruling Elder Charlene Goodpasture review preparations for the Maundy Thursday service. —Janis Montgomery
Emily Enders Odom
“First-call pastors by definition are encountering firsts all the time,” says the Rev. Gregory Goodwiller, executive presbyter and stated clerk
Growing in Grace & Gratitude to debut fall 2015
Congregational Ministries Publishing
Associate for Promotions
A new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) denominational children’s curriculum—coming in fall 2015—will help transform the lives of children and those who love them, shaped by grace and gratitude.
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
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
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