Many people from around the Synod of the Trinity are converging on Portland, Ore., for the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) from June 18-25. Specifically, Synod representatives Susan Faye Wonderland, Transitional Executive; Wayne Yost, Stated Clerk; Chantal Atnip, Treasurer; and Barbara Chaapel, former Synod Moderator; will be on hand for the events. (Seek out one of them and get a button to wear during the week that celebrates our 300th birthday!)
Throughout the week, general proceedings will be live-streamed, and up-to-date information leading up to the gathering on travel, registration and various other details can be found here.
The proposed docket for the General Assembly can be found here.
Daily recaps from the Presbyterian Outlook can be found here:
- Thursday, June 23
- Wednesday, June 22
- Tuesday, June 21
- Monday, June 20
- Sunday, June 19
- Saturday, June 18
Another resource people can use to keep up with the events at General Assembly is the General Assembly News, which is available electronically for the first time. Find the editions here.
This page also includes links to writings from our GA Commissioners and anyone else from the region who will be jotting down notes and thoughts from the week. Click on the links below to read reflections from Synod of the Trinity representatives who are in Portland for General Assembly. (If you are blogging from GA, email Communications Coordinator Mike Givler here to be included in our coverage.)
- Susan Faye Wonderland, Transitional Executive, Synod of the Trinity
- Chantal Atnip, Treasurer, Synod of the Trinity
- Craig Kephart, Executive Presbyter, Washington Presbytery
- Sheldon Sorge, General Minister, Pittsburgh Presbytery
- Presbytery of Philadelphia
- Presbytery of Lake Erie
- Skip Noftzger, Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of Redstone
- Sue Washburn, pastor at Reunion Presbyterian Church, Presbytery of Redstone
- Ed Thompson, General Presbyter, Presbytery of West Virginia
- John Bolt, Synod of the Trinity Commissioner, Presbytery of West Virginia
- Ralph Hawkins, Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of Shenango
- Erin Cox-Holmes, Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of Donegal
- Writing for PCUSA News. Find her articles here.
- Mark Englund-Krieger, Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of Carlisle
- Lackawanna Presbytery
- Alex Becker, Pastor at Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, Lackawanna Presbytery
- Lehigh Presbytery