Synod highlights changes to governance during report at General Assembly
“We may be in our 301st year, but by grace we are still vibrant and learning a new way to be a living model of the connectional church.”
Views from the 223rd General Assembly
Many people from the Synod of the Trinity region are in St. Louis for the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Here are their recaps.
Overture proposes support for Israeli, Palestinian children
“We need to continue to be the ones Christ is calling to do the hard work because if this was easy, everyone would be doing it.”
Unrest in Sudan region focus of overture from three Synod presbyteries
“We believe that the church is the agency of peace. The primary purpose of this is to publicly acknowledge the ongoing conflict there.”
Old Pine Street Church still going strong at 250
“We always stayed, and we ministered to whatever the population was at that time.”
Presbytery of Carlisle taking stance against hate speech, violence to General Assembly
“It says, ‘This is our heritage, and we need to speak against this.'”
Putting together various funding pieces for a new day
A sharing time was provided for folks to ask their questions directly related to per capita and speak to some of the overall funding issues being faced by the PCUSA today.
Church of the Mountain delivers medicine but gets more in return on trip to Cuba
“While the medicines we were carrying were a valuable contribution to the people of Cardenas, the relationships we were forming were more important.”