Monthly Archives: August 2015


Synod Transitional Executive Susan Faye Wonderland renewed following Big Tent

Posted August 6, 2015

The following is a first-person account from Synod of the Trinity Transitional Executive Susan Faye Wonderland following the Big Tent conference in Knoxville, Tenn., which took place from July 30 to Aug. 1. I learned this past week that “orange” is NOT just for Syracuse University. I also learned that our PCUSA Stated Clerk, Gradye…

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Valley United PC: 4 miles, 3 churches, 2 states, 1 congregation

Posted August 27, 2015

Four miles. That’s all that separated three Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations.

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Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community strives to be authentic, not unique

Posted August 21, 2015

What do you get when you have two college friends with backgrounds in theater and combine that with degrees in ministry? Simply put, you have the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community church in Pittsburgh. Pastors Jeff Eddings and Jim Walker teamed up to create Hot Metal Bridge, a congregation that offers a “narrative style of…

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Market Square PC’s tribute helps community remember Hiroshima, Nagasaka tragedy

Posted August 13, 2015

In August of 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It helped bring an end to World War II, but it also took the lives of over 120,000 people and countless others who would later die from radiation exposure. Seventy years later, that act of war…

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COR values: Community of Reconciliation Church relishes its diversity

Posted August 3, 2015

On the Community of Reconciliation Church website there is a verse from Galatians that perfectly sums up the thinking behind who that congregation is. It reads, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Jesus Christ.” While that could be…

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