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  1. Christian Reformed Church Origins: 6 Things That Led to Its DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | News Max

    ... into several branches. One, developed under the influence of Ulrich Zwingli and later John Calvin, was called "Presbyterian" in Scotland and "Reformed" in continental Europe. The Reformed Church embraced Calvin's teachings of predestination and the ...

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  2. Presbyterians observing Lent: Good or bad?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Examiner.com

    ... writers. This examiner recently came upon such an article written by Rev. Steve Simmons of Fifth Street Presbyterian Church ( PCA ) in Tyler, Texas. Simmons strongly believes Presbyterians should steer clear of Lent, as is evidenced by his article's ...

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  3. Texas religious leaders gather in support of pro-gay marriage rulingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    Faith leaders rallied for marriage equality Tuesday at the Texas Capitol, seeking to convince lawmakers that expanding rights to gay, bisexual and transgender couples won't compromise their religious beliefs. "We demand equality!" chanted attendees, many of whom wore colorful liturgical vestments and held signs stating they were Methodist, Jewish, Unitarian, Baptist and Presbyterian.

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  4. Texas faith leaders gather in support of marriage equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Miami Herald

    Faith leaders rallied for marriage equality Tuesday at the Texas Capitol, seeking to convince lawmakers that expanding rights to gay, bisexual and transgender couples won't compromise their religious beliefs. "We demand equality!" chanted attendees, many of whom wore colorful liturgical vestments and held signs stating they were Methodist, Jewish, Unitarian, Baptist and Presbyterian.

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  5. Protestant Church Origins: 6 Major Events in History of Key Branch of ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | News Max

    ... churches in North America. The First Great Awakening in the 1730s and 1740s mostly affected Congregational, Presbyterian, Dutch Reformed, German Reformed, Baptist and Methodist churches, and also spread within the slave population. The Second Great ...

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  6. Baptism and Holy Communion: What distinguishes Lutherans and Presbyterians?Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Examiner.com

    Those that have read Jackson Presbyterian Examiner for any length of time know that a recurring theme is the relationship between Presbyterianism and other Christian traditions out there. On the web site of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod an inquirer recently posed this question -what distinguishes Lutherans from Presbyterians ? The answer given, which focused on the issue of the sacraments and predestination, was partially correct, but also partially somewhat misrepresentative of Reformed theology.

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  7. Baptist Church Origins: 5 Events That Led to Creation of Baptist ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | News Max

    ... churches, utilize a congregational style of government. Episcopal churches were ruled by bishops, while the Presbyterian churches were ruled by elders. Congregationalists sought their leadership from their congregations. The Congregational church ...

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  8. Presbyterian Evolution: 6 Key Events for Protestant Christian Denomination Since It BeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | News Max

    The Presbyterian Christian Church is founded on the teachings of Protestant reformer John Calvin. The church gets its name from the authority structure within the denomination, which gives elected leaders or "presbyters" the ability to govern the membership in conjunction with ordained ministers.

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  9. Roman Catholic Evolution: 6 Key Events for Christian Denomination Since It BeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | News Max

    ... Scandinavia and some eastern European countries, the Reformed churches in Switzerland and the Netherlands, Presbyterian churches in Scotland, and the Anglican church in England, and other diverse elements all of which have evolved into the ...

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  10. Presbyterian Evolution: 6 Key Events for Protestant Christian Denomination Since It BeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | News Max

    The Presbyterian Christian Church is founded on the teachings of Protestant reformer John Calvin. The church gets its name from the authority structure within the denomination, which gives elected leaders or "presbyters" the ability to govern the membership in conjunction with ordained ministers.

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  11. Presbyterian Origins: 6 Things That Led to Development of Protestant Christian DenominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | News Max

    The Presbyterian Christian Church is a reformed Protestant denomination that originates in the teachings of French theologian John Calvin and to a lesser extent, Scottish priest John Knox. Presbyterians use the term "reformed" to distinguish their church from Protestant Martin Luther.

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  12. Salvation Army reports record yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Merrill Foto News

    ... St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, Christ Methodist, St. Francis, St. John, Hillside Fellowship, First Presbyterian, Journey, and Calvary Lutheran. Organizations who participated included the Octagon Club, The Holly Lange Singers, St. Vinny's ...

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  13. Lao Conference of Churches moving headquarters to St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... organization of 40 North American churches of various denominations including Southern Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian. The Lao Ministry in St. Petersburg, with about 80 members, began as Christian Reformed but now considers itself ...

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  14. University Presbyterian holds summit on gay inclusion; same day as Gov. Jindal prayer rallyRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    It's only a coincidence that on Saturday Presbyterian Church leaders will be discussing the inclusion of gays, lesbians and transgender people into the church. The conference of regional church leaders will happen at the same time and near the same place that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal headlines "The Response" at the Pete Maravich center, a prayer rally that has attracted attention and controversy because of its ties to the American Family Association.

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  15. Eastern Orthodoxy and Presbyterianism: A unique relationshipRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In his fascinating article, " A Calvinist Looks at Orthodoxy ", Jack D. Kinneer discusses some of the reasons many Presbyterians have become fascinated with the Eastern Orthodox Church , outlining what he personally appreciates about Orthodoxy, but also what keeps him grounded as a Presbyterian. Let's take a deeper look.

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  16. This week in church history: January 5, 1527Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... bad" action. This may sound technical, but the point is that motives really do matter. Dr. Kenyon, himself a Presbyterian, said that if Baptists are right about baptism, Presbyterians are sinning by baptizing their infants. Conversely, he said if ...

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  17. What if all Muslims convert into Christianity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | CNN

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  18. A reformed approach to racial reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | World Magazine

    ... Conversation . He received his Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and early in his career taught at a Presbyterian seminary while also serving as the director of the Francis Schaeffer Institute. I had this conversation with Bradley at his ...

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  19. New Awakening: Congregation left legacy building to find solvencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Day

    Liz Curcio of New London, a member of the Waterford Congregational Church, lights candles in preparation for Sunday's service, following the Crossroads Presbyterian service. The two congregations share one church and chapel at the Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Waterford.

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  20. Christmas Eve and Christmas servicesRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | TheCourier.com

    ... Zion church, 17572 County Road 7. The service will feature Christmas readings, soloists and carols. Enon Valley Presbyterian Sunday's worship service at Enon Valley Presbyterian Church will include music by the choir and the men's trio. Christmas ...

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