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  1. The Christian Roots of Modern EnvironmentalismRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... Calvinist traditions in Roosevelt's ancestry: the Dutch Reformed Church on his father's side and the Scottish Presbyterian Church (whose Covenanters fought the tyranny of England's Charles I) on his mother's, not to mention his own upbringing in New ...

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  2. Church vote to divest from Israel boosts sanctions driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Mail & Guardian

    ... movement is motivated by anti-Semitism, though the movement's leaders deny it. In June last year, the largest Presbyterian group in the US narrowly passed a vote to divest from Motorola Solutions, Caterpillar and Hewlett-Packard because the ...

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  3. Was America founded as a Christian nation?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | GantDaily.com

    ... repair. While New England Congregational ministers preached sermons defending American political liberty, and Presbyterian ministers in the middle colonies made important contributions to ideas about republican government, enthusiasm for new birth ...

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  4. With Courage in Cleveland, UCC votes for BDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Religion News Service

    July 1, 2015 The Israel/Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church congratulates the United Church of Christ for boycotting and divesting from the Israeli occupation. The UCC's 30th General Synod voted by an overwhelming majority to divest from five companies profiting from the illegal occupation of Palestinian territory and to boycott all settlement goods.

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  5. Does Church Vote Signal BDS Tipping Point?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Forward

    ... mainline U.S. church to take action to end its complicity with Israeli human rights abuses. Last summer, the Presbyterian Church voted to divest, and two more churches, the Episcopal Church and Mennonite Church, are considering similar steps at ...

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  6. United Church of Christ Anti-Israel ExtremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | American Thinker

    ... of Israel. In that speech and speeches given to various religious gatherings (including the infamous 2004 US Presbyterian assembly that approved a boycott and divestment campaign against Israel), he proposed "a new way of thinking." It is ...

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  7. Billy Graham's grandson steps down from Florida megachurch after admitting affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | HeraldNet

    Billy Graham's grandson Tullian Tchividjian has resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian, a high-profile church in South Florida, after admitting he had an affair. He released the following statement to The Washington Post: 'I resigned from my position at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church today due to ongoing marital issues.

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  8. Renowned South Florida pastor steps down amid marital affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Local10.com

    ... Christian evangelist Billy Graham's grandson Tullian Tchividjian resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian , a high-profile church in Fort Lauderdale, after admitting he had an affair. Tschividjian said that when he returned from a trip ...

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  9. When pastors fallRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Examiner.com

    I was disappointed this morning with the news that one of my favorite Presbyterian pastors has stepped down from his church in the wake of an extra marital affair. His preaching, over the last few years, has been like an oasis of gospel within an evangelical desert.

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  10. Billy Grahama s grandson resigns from Fort Lauderdale church after admitting affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Miami Herald

    Billy Graham's grandson Tullian Tchividjian has resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian, a high-profile church in Fort Lauderdale, after admitting he had an affair. He released the following statement to The Washington Post: "I resigned from my position at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church today due to ongoing marital issues.

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  11. Billy Graham's grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | The Washington Post

    Billy Graham's grandson Tullian Tchividjian has resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian, a high-profile church in south Florida, after admitting he had an affair. He released the following statement to The Washington Post, saying it was on behalf of him and his wife: I resigned from my position at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church today due to ongoing marital issues.

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  12. Editorial made case for boycott of IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Day

    ... The Episcopal Church will be hearing of BDS at our forthcoming General Convention later this month, and the Presbyterian and the Methodist Churches have already taken actions to promote the boycott. The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme has ...

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  13. Looking BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Peotone Vedette

    ... has been held for the past two weeks. They are Immanuel United Church of Christ, the Methodist Church, and the Presbyterian Educational Unit. "The Christian Adventure Week, held for the junior high group, ended last Saturday with a bus trip to ...

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  14. Music has played a major role in history of Trinity UnitedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | The News

    ... whenever she can to take an interest in it. Trinity United was built in 1925 as a result of the union of the Presbyterian, the Congregational and the Methodist Churches, she explained. "Initially it was a practical union," Crowley said. "There were ...

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  15. Interfaith Service is Held by Veterans and ClergyRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Hudson Valley Press

    ... of Beacon, Kazi Oliver, of New Windsor, and the Revs. Mary Lou Baumgartner, King of Kings, David Mason, Union Presbyterian, Steve Reulke, Middletown United Church of Christ, and Deke Spierling, Habitat for Humanity, all members of the Greater ...

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  16. Even Churches Can EvolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... worldview advanced by the UCC has been astonishing, as other Christian denominations, such as the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches, have come to support marriage equality as well. What brought about this sea change? In part, it was anti-gay ...

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  17. Reverend to retire: The Rev. Carlotta Vallerga to step down after 20 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Times-Standard

    ... in youth groups, choirs, teaching Sunday school and volunteering for various projects. “I was active in Presbyterian Women and served locally and was moderator of Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery and Synod of the Pacific,” she ...

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  18. Trinity-St.Stephen's to help celebrate United Church's 90th birthdayRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Amherst Daily News

    Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church will help celebrate the 90th anniversary of the United Church of Canada on June 10. The bells at the church will ring 90 times at 10:30 a.m. while the church will have cake and lemonade from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A ceremony and communion service in Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, attended by 7,646 persons, marked the union of the Methodist Church of Canada, the Congregational Union of Canada, about 70 per cent of the members and congregations of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, and the General Council of Local Union Churches.

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  19. Russian Orthodox Church ends dialogue with 2 Protestant communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Catholic World News

    ... on theological problems, but also on the moral issues. The Church of Scotland, Calvinist in its origins and Presbyterian in its government, dates to 1560, while the United Protestant Church of France dates from a 2013 merger of France's main ...

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  20. Who Are Members of Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | News Max

    ... Church, Lutheran Women's Caucus, Methodist Federation for Social Action, Metropolitan Community Church, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Presbyterians Affirming Reproductive Options (PARO), United Church of Christ, United Methodist Women. Christian ...

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