“He was willing to be a real person and not just a pulpit presence.”
At a recent presbytery meeting, I witnessed a candidate’s floor exam for ordination. You might wonder why I would say so in a Christmas reflection. Presbyterian floor exams, normally, are neither unusual nor Christmassy. But this one was both. That fact, more than anything else this month, has put me in a holiday mood. After…
“It’s been a really good run. I have nothing but gratitude for this season.”
“I have enjoyed assisting other clerks or execs in their polity questions and thinking through things. I’ll miss those contacts.”
“It is a ministry of prayer, of presence, of counsel, of hospitality and emergency assistance.”
The songwriter, speaker and writer was the keynote presenter on the theme “A More Loving World.”
A trip to the Synod of the Southwest showed, firsthand, the physical condition of Native PC(USA) churches in its region.
The 2022 Synod of the Trinity Assembly was a hybrid gathering held in-person in State College, PA, and through video conferencing platform Zoom in late October. Find highlights of the meeting here.
“We’ve been God-Blessed, and part of being God-blessed is to be sent out.”
“He wanted to know how we can care about and love everybody and he had that attitude.”