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  1. John CalvinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Free Dictionary

    ... provided the seeds for the branch of theology that bears his name. The Reformed , Congregational, and Presbyterian churches, which look to Calvin as the chief expositor of their beliefs, have spread throughout the world. Calvin was originally ...

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  2. Why Even Progressive Christianity Must Own Its Complicity in Anti-LGBT ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Religion Dispatched

    One morning five years ago, I was sitting in my tiny cinderblock apartment on my seminary's campus in the middle of Texas. Across my battered, thrift-store kitchen table sat my friend John, a fellow seminarian and an openly queer Presbyterian.

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  3. Lehighton Trinity Pantry benefits from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Times News

    ... more than $2,930: All Saints Episcopal, Ben Salem United Church of Christ, Dinkey Memorial Lutheran, First Presbyterian, Peoples Evangelical Congregational, St. John's Union, St. Matthew Lutheran, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran and Zion United Church ...

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  4. Religion News a " July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Republic

    ... week with much of the activity taking place outdoors. Check with the church office for more information. First Presbyterian - Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 512 Seventh St., Columbus. The Rev. Lanny Lawler will preach the sermon, ...

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  5. Unfair Treatment of Women Clergy in the Presbyterian Korean CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Religion Dispatched

    I may leave the Presbyterian Church in the future. Whether I do or not, I believe that my story-the story of many Korean clergywomen within the PCUSA-must be told.

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  6. PCA Goes Back to Where It Started: Women's OrdinationMeanwhile, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Christianity Today

    ... members. The PCA now has 370,000 members. Some of those churches and members come from the country's biggest Presbyterian group, the Presbyterian Church (USA), or PCUSA. As today's version of the original Presbyterian denomination the PCA split ...

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  7. Third generation Presbyterian pastor elected Stated Clerk of PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    J. Herbert Nelson was overwhelmingly elected Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in an historic vote Friday, becoming the first black man selected as the top ecclesial officer of the nation's largest Reformed body, a largely white denomination. Commissioners to the 222nd General Assembly selected Nelson over Dave Baker, stated clerk and communications director of the Presbytery of Tampa Bay , by a 447-112 margin.

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  8. Presbyterian CREDO alumni celebrate inspirational programRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    ... a plaque reading, "In appreciation for your service and dedication to the development, ministry and mission of Presbyterian CREDO." "Peter was the driving force and had the vision over 10 years ago to bring Episcopal CREDO to the PC(USA)," Spencer ...

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  9. California's Religious Liberty Moment - Coming to a State Near YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Christianity Today

    ... Other such schools were William & Mary (1693, Church of England), Yale (1701, Puritan), Princeton (1746, Presbyterian), Columbia (1754, Church of England), Rutgers (1766, Dutch Reformed), and others. One of the reasons I'm going to serve at Wheaton ...

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  10. Assembly approves new directory for worshipRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    A slimmer, less restrictive Directory for Worship for the Presbyterian Church was overwhelming approved Wednesday by the 222nd General Assembly . The directory, which is part of The Book of Order , now goes to the denomination's 171 presbyteries, a majority of which must ratify it to be adopted.

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  11. Celebrate Reformation's 500th birthday by emulating Reformers, committee suggestsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    ... on Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations wrapped up its work at the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Tuesday by recommending that the assembly urge Presbyterians at all levels and in all related groups to celebrate by ...

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  12. Gordon Lewis: Irenic ApologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Christianity Today

    ... an intellectually equipped and compassionate outreach to those in cults and new religious movements. His book, (Presbyterian and Reformed Publishers, 1967) reveals a passion for evangelism coupled with rigorous analysis of Mormonism, Jehovah's ...

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  13. Human trafficking roundtable speakers urge PC(USA) to wage war on modern slaveryRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    The Presbyterian Church 's efforts against human trafficking in the nation and in the world were highlighted Monday by a panel assembled by the denomination's Human Trafficking Roundtable . The roundtable came into existence after the church had adopted policies against human trafficking, beginning in 2006, and after its ongoing partnership with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers raised awareness of domestic labor trafficking, said Ryan Smith of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations.

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  14. Presbyterians to hear anti-Israel onslaught at General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    In February, the Presbyterian Church USA said it was expected to lose more than 400,000 members in the next half-a-decade, an internal church document predicted. Church maintains anti-Jewish state bias at biannual conference By Benjamin Glatt Only one out of six items on the Middle East to be discussed at the Presbyterian General Assembly deals with an issue beside the Israeli-Arab conflict.

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  15. General Assembly Committee 14 PreviewRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    Twelve years in the making, the 222nd General Assembly is poised this June to adopt a new Directory for Worship for the Presbyterian Church First, the document will be thoroughly reviewed by the Assembly Committee on Theological Issues and Institutions before it goes to the full Assembly for adoption and then on to the church's 172 presbyteries for ratification in the coming year. The Directory - part of the denomination's Constitution - gives standards and norms for the ordering of worship in PC congregations and councils.

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  16. General Assembly Committee 7 PreviewRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    Among the business being considered by the Committee on Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations at the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church meeting June 18-25, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, is the final adoption of the Confession of Belhar. Proposed by National Capital Presbytery to the 220th General Assembly , an overture for Belhar's inclusion in The Book of Confessions was affirmed by the required two-thirds, or 116, of presbyteries following the 221st General Assembly - 144 affirmative, 25 negative and 2 no action.

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  17. General Assembly Committee 9 PreviewRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    Competing overtures - one seeking Presbyterian divestment from fossil fuel companies, the other placing that action on hold - will headline the work of the Immigration and Environmental Issues Committee during the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church In item 09-01, the Presbytery of San Francisco overtures the General Assembly to call upon the Board of Pensions and the Presbyterian Foundation to stop any new direct investment in fossil fuel companies and to work over the next three years not to own such assets. Instead, those entities are charged with "actively seeking out and investing in renewable and energy efficiency related securities."

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  18. PC(USA) leaders mourn victims of Orlando nightclub tragedy, recommit to advocating for a just societyRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Presbyterians Today

    ... e of the city" in the living out of our faith. Thank you. As a gay man, who had to semi-hide my ordination as a Presbyterian Elder in the mid-eighties, I am thankful for where my church is at this time in history.

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  19. Hazel K. MoserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Review

    ... a homemaker. She was a member of First Immanuel United Church of Christ, American Legion, Elks Widows Club and Presbyterian Sisters Group. Survivors include her daughter, Deborah (Larry) Donaldson of Alliance; son, Edward C. (Treva) Moser of ...

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  20. Religions News 06-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Republic

    ... be facilitated by Pastor Cash. The group will take a break after this session, returning in the fall. First Presbyterian - Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 512 Seventh St., Columbus. The Rev. Eric Erickson will preach a sermon, "The ...

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