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  1. Speaking God's languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Presbyterians Today

    ... who were attempting to "Christianize" Alaska Native peoples. The dancers, who have revitalized the Metlakatla Presbyterian Church which sits on a neighboring island accessible only by boat or float plane recently toured northern California churches ...


  2. Senior Independence of Toledo partners with Evangelical Homes of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | PRWeb

    ... life while containing costs." "As a not-for-profit provider of senior living and community based services, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) is bringing its own resources to the table to ensure that individuals receive high quality, ...


  3. The Ordinary Christian LifeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Point of View

    ... "the system of the bench" (the precursor of the altar call) and "the system of the catechism": The old Presbyterian faith, into which I was born, was based throughout on the idea of covenant family religion, church membership by God's holy act in ...


  4. The United Parish of Bowie Announces Their New PastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 |

    The United Parish of Bowie welcomes its new minister, the Reverend Chris Deacon, along with wife Heather and daughter Hannah. He most recently served as the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, IL.


  5. Pilgrimage of justice and peace inspires Latin American communicatorsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... new website , is formed by the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI), the Alliance of Presbyterian and Reformed Churches in Latin America (AIPRAL), the Regional Ecumenical Center for Advisory and Service (CREAS), the ...


  6. Interview: Marilynne Robinson on the Language of Faith in WritingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Sojourners

    ... Scharold/RNS. A: I didn't grow up anything else. I was more aware of my grandparents' religion, who were Presbyterian, than my parents'. The becoming-a-Christian thing, I've never had any other tropism, shall we say. A: I assume that experience is ...


  7. Marilynne Robinson, Author Of 'Lila', On Writing Novels About FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Switched

    ... I value very much. A: I didn't grow up anything else. I was more aware of my grandparents' religion, who were Presbyterian, than my parents'. The becoming-a-Christian thing, I've never had any other tropism, shall we say. A: I find that my praying ...


  8. Godless WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 |

    ... where they have gotten "a smell of union between church and state." Jefferson was thrilled in 1818 when the Presbyterian Church was removed as Connecticut's established church, writing to John Adams about "the resurrection of Connecticut to light ...


  9. Churches tackle domestic violenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 |

    Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church, has taken to the pulpit to preach about ending domestic violence and has rallied other churches to do the same this month. "A Month of Healing and Wholeness" includes congregations taking on the topic with services and events in October.


  10. Carson First Presbyterian Church set to consider another affiliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Nevada Appeal

    First Presbyterian Church members in Carson City will vote Oct. 19 on whether to leave Presbyterian Church USA for affiliation with an emerging group of orthodox Presbyterian congregations. The decision to join "ECO: A covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians" comes in the aftermath of Presbyterian Church USA easing its outlook on gay clergy and marriage, though the Rev.


  11. William Edelen: My Morning MeditationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Ukiah Blog Live

    During the last 40 years that I have been writing essays, as well as being ordained in the Presbyterian and Congregational churches, many have asked me "do you pray?" My answer has always been "not in the orthodox sense to a "cosmic bellhop, just waiting for me to ring" but as "meditations" and "reflections", yes. My morning meditations are on this MYSTERY beyond comprehension, this planet earth the Cosmos, the Mystery of creation and finally the Mystery of you and me.


  12. Starcher earns Christian Educator CertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Inter-Mountain

    Davis & Elkins College Benfield-Vick Chaplain the Rev. Kevin Starcher recently completed requirements for certification as a Christian educator in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. The designation will allow him to lead educational ministry in the church.


  13. PMAB committee hears update on study process for proposed revisions to Directory for WorshipRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Presbyterians Today

    When the 221st General Assembly voted to forward to the church the draft of the proposed Directory for Worship - the middle section of the Book of Order, Part II of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church - it set into motion a yearlong, churchwide period of study and comment, which began on July 1, 2014. "It's important that you as a committee of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board be as equipped, informed, and as well prepared as possible as we seek and receive comments on the revised directory," said the Rev.


  14. Historic Oceanville Baptist Church to hold final serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    ... into the community. Scully joined the church in 1950 as a summer resident. "I was a Baptist in the summer and a Presbyterian in the winter," she mused. Pastor George Springer minded the flock for years and at one point hosted a summer bible school ...


  15. Rev Ian PaisleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... Ulster Volunteer Force during the Home Rule crisis of 1912-13. His mother was Isabella Turnbull, a strict Presbyterian who hailed from Kilsyth, near Stirling. Their son was raised in Ballymena, attending the town's Model and Technical High Schools. ...


  16. In the early 1880s, there were 3 churches in town - Baptist, Presbyterian, and Congregational.Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Dell Rapids Tribune

    In the early 1880s, there were 3 churches in town - Baptist, Presbyterian, and Congregational. On July 21st, 1884, a devastating summer storm blew through the countryside, destroying everything in its path.


  17. August 1945: Reflecting on Hiroshima, Nagasaki and nuclear warfare todayRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 |

    ... at the time believed such drastic measures were necessary to end the long war with Japan. Earlier this week, Presbyterian News Service published a World Council of Churches article, " Lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings still need to be ...


  18. Pastoral evaluation of the family integrated church movement, part 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 |

    ... of the family, church or both. But that is a case-by-case call that should not be codified in some non-Presbyterian public confession. For the family: Spend more time with each other. Be acutely aware of the effects technology upon the integrity of ...


  19. Churchgoers want more youths in their ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | News Times

    In moments of weakness, I am prone to complaining about a certain question that I am asked almost every time I meet a new person in a religious context: "Why are you in church?" The wording may vary, but the basic query -- and the surprised tone in which it is stated -- remains the same. Many of my fellow UConn students who grew up in the so-called "mainline" Protestant churches -- Congregational or Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopal, etc.


  20. Another Arizona Church Agrees To Offer 'Sanctuary' To An Undocumented ImmigrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    A Presbyterian church in Arizona announced yesterday that it is offering "sanctuary" to an undocumented immigrant scheduled for deportation, the third in a growing number of religious communities who are defending the rights of immigrants by defying federal law and housing people on their property. Luis Lopez-Acabal, an undocumented immigrant, has been a model husband, father, and citizen in Mesa, Arizona for several years. 1 comment