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  1. Church and religious eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | TheCourier.com

    ... and sloppy joe sandwiches, noodles, beans, salads, cakes, pies, beverages and Dietsch's ice cream. Enon Valley Presbyterian Enon Valley Presbyterian Church will hold an ice cream social from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 18. Sandwiches, pie and homemade ice ...

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  2. Closure of Upton church brings an end to 116 years of worshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Wirral Globe

    ONE of Wirral's most established churches will be closing for worship this month, bringing an end to 116 years of service to the local community. Upton United Reformed Church in Ford Road will hold its final service on Sunday, July 26. The church was opened in 1899 as Upton Presbyterian Church, a mission outreach church from West Kirby Presbyterian.

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  3. Church could stop marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Newsday

    ... the Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have said they would like to see the law changed. A spokesperson from the Presbyterian Church's national branch was not available for comment and the Church is not expected to make a decision until next year. In an ...

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  4. Presbyterian Church considers withdrawing from Marriage Act if gay marriage allowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Sydney Morning Herald

    John McLean: "There are a lot of Christian people who see the same-sex marriage issue as the big issue." Last week, the NSW arm of the Presbyterian Church, which is the fourth largest religious group in Australia, decided to ask its national branch to take the steps necessary to withdraw from the Marriage Act entirely if same sex unions are no longer banned by law.

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

    Sunday Jul 5 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Billy Graham's grandson steps down from Florida megachurch after admitting affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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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  12. Renowned South Florida pastor steps down amid marital affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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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  13. When pastors fallRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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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  14. Billy Grahama s grandson resigns from Fort Lauderdale church after admitting affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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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  15. Billy Graham's grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | 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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  16. Editorial made case for boycott of IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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  17. Looking BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Music has played a major role in history of Trinity UnitedRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. Even Churches Can EvolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | 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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