The Presbyterian Outlook has bulletin inserts available at the following link http://pres-outlook.org/2014/04/outlooks-summary-2014-ga-detroit/
Communications Work Group is holding a Website Q&A session
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Lake Shore Presbyterian Church, 27801 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Find out what the Presbytery Website can do for your congregation or committee:
In an effort to be as user friendly as possible we have made changes to the web site. Now you do not need to log in to get the presbytery papers and documents. The previous web site has been updated and added as an option for finding documents and Presbytery Meeting Papers. The previous site is known as Traditional Server. The Presbytery Meetings on Traditional Server also includes the archive of papers back to 2009.
Creating Content on Thursday August 21 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
~~In this seminar we will walk you through the mysteries of posting content on the internet.
Managing Documents on Thursday, August 28 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
~~In this seminar we will help you understand the Presbytery of Detroit's document storage system.
Both training seminars will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, 1669 W. Maple Rd., Birmingham, MI 48009
Sharmila’s music gives her courage!
Sharmila (Shar-me-lah) is a Dalit Christian and computer-science student in her final year at CSI Ewart Women’s Christian College, Church of South
Morning Psalm 88
1 O LORD, God of my salvation,
when, at night, I cry out in your presence, 2 let my prayer come before you;
incline your ear to my cry.
3 For my soul is full of troubles,
and my life draws near to Sheol. 4 I am counted among those who go down to the Pit;
I am like those who have no help, 5 like those forsaken among the dead,
PC(USA)’s National Multicultural Conference opens in Ft. Worth
July 31, 2014
Presbyterian News Service
Jerry L. Van Marter
Danced into the room by a mariachi band, more than 250 Presbyterians gathered in the historic Fort Worth Hilton – where John F. Kennedy spent the last night of his life on Nov. 21, 1963 – for the 15th annual National Multicultural Church Conference of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Young adults speak of lessons learned on service trip through New Wilmington Mission Conference
New Wilmington Mission Conference's 2014 Summer Service Team —Rachel Shussett
PMA communications intern
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.
Each summer, the New Wilmington Mission Conference (NWMC) sends a group of Presbyterian young adults overseas on a mission trip.
PC(USA) celebrates 5 years of Earth Care Congregations program, 14 churches honored
Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church in Stevens Point, Wis., is one of 14 PC(USA) congregations celebrating five years as an Earth Care Congregation this year. —courtesy Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church
Bill Jenkins named among Sojourners’ 50 ‘greatest social justice leaders we've never heard of’
Bill Jenkins with a Haitian refugee family at Christ Ministry Center in San Diego. —courtesy of Christ Ministry Center
Special to Presbyterian News Service
Columbia Theological Seminary Communications
Sojourners recently sought the 50 “Greatest Social Justice Leaders We’ve Never
Office of the General Assembly
Melissa G. Davis
Coordinator, Ecumenical Resources and Networking
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) presents the Ecumenical Service Recognition in order to uplift and give public acknowledgement of the service to unity undertaken by Presbyterians and Presbyteries. The Awards are made every other year and presented at the General Assembly at the Stated Clerk’s dinner where our ecumenical guests are officially welcomed
The House and Senate are considering bills today that address the funding of this country's response to children arriving at our border and the protections given to them as they seek humanitarian protection in court. In addition the House is considering a bill that would limit the administrations ability to extend deferred action from deportation to a larger group of persons. Please read below about each of these proposals and discern your response and call today.
A PC(USA) mission letter from Lithuania (2014 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, p. 313)
July 30, 2014
Iryna Sychyk with her parents at graduation. —courtesy World Mission
Presbyterian World Mission
Eric and Becky Hinderliter
PC(USA) mission co-workers
Ukraine is much on our minds. As we hear from you, we know that the U.S. media carries a bewildering number of stories of what is happening in
Today marks the first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the leader within the UN System on human trafficking issues is asking people around the world to join them by taking action.
You can also join efforts of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Human Trafficking Roundtable. The Human Trafficking Roundtable is made up from a variety of programs within the Church, all working to eliminate trafficking. You can learn more about
Border ministry’s Mark Adams sees God at work at Frontera de Cristo
Mission co-worker Mark Adams and his family.
The thousands of unaccompanied Central American minors making their way into the United States this summer have drawn more attention to the U.S./Mexico border and sparked political controversy.
Tennessee pastor Will Jones to preach season-ender
the Rev. Will Jones
Montreat Conference Center
On Aug. 3, Montreat Conference Center welcomes the Rev. Will Jones as guest preacher in the last of the 2014 Summer Services for the Lord’s Day.