Stated Clerk statement on separated immigrant families
The Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, II, issued a statement from the 223rd General Assembly in St. Louis condemning the administration’s new policy of separating young children from their parents at the U.S.–Mexico border.
Make no mistake, this is no ordinary conference. Every part of the gathering is intentionally designed to both challenge our thinking about Sabbath and invite us to participate in Sabbath practices together.
Our children, from tots to teens, are dedicating themselves to justice and mission thanks to churches talking openly about pressing moral and ethical issues and encouraging hands-on meaningful activity. Also — 223rd General Assembly preview.
The 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is now meeting in St. Louis. Meet newly-elected co-moderators Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri and Cindy Kohlmann, read the latest news, watch live-streamed events and more.