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  • Future of this Blog - Seeking Feedback

    Published February 15, 2018

    After a time of rest, this blog will be refreshed with content in this new year and new time in the life of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the United States in its various contexts.  We'd love to hear from you about the topics of most concern around issues of representation and inclusion in our councils.

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    For the time being - watch this space.

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  • BCE Preparation Resource Released

    Published June 19, 2017

    Today the Presbyteries’ Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates (PCC) has officially launched a new resource to assist in preparing for the Bible Content Examination. All inquirers and candidates registered by their presbyteries with the Office of the General Assembly may use their accounts on the exams website (https://exams.pcusa.org) to access a special course on the PC(USA) Training site.

    As initially announced in a press release on April 6, this course includes updated guidance from the PCC’s Handbook to the Standard Ordination Examinations regarding the structure of and preparation strategies for taking the BCE, a ...

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  • PCC Responds to September 2016 BCE

    Published September 14, 2016

    At a previously scheduled meeting on September 8-9, 2016, the Executive Committee of the Presbyteries' Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates (PCC) had extended discussion about the results of the most recent Bible Content Examination (BCE). The following is their response to concerns about the exam from across the church, issued with the concurrence of the full PCC:

    As part of its regularly scheduled fall meeting, members of the Executive Committee of the Presbyteries’ Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates (PCC) gave extended time and discussion to reviewing the results of the September 2, 2016, Bible Content Examination (BCE) along ...

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