Presbyterian pastor and hymn writer the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written a new hymn, “O God of All Creation,” after Hurricane Fiona brought devastation to Puerto Rico and other islands in the Caribbean before turning toward the Maritime provinces in Canada.
The Presbyterian Peace Network for Korea (PPNK) is urging the public to support a campaign for peace on the Korean Peninsula by taking two steps: incorporating a unity prayer into their church service during the Season of Peace and joining a campaign to collect thousands of signatures.
Here is an invitation for you to come to the 2022 Evangelism Conference at Montreat Conference Center, October 30 through November 1.
The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly opened its fall meeting this week at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville. This was the first meeting since the 225th General Assembly over the summer. While part of the time has been spent in orientation and updates, the committee also assessed the recently completed Assembly and began thinking about how to approach the 226th gathering in Salt Lake City in 2024.
Dr. Susan Barnett, director of the PC(USA)’s Research Services, presented results from its recent survey of commissioners and advisory delegates to the 225th General Assembly on their experiences with the church’s first hybrid Assembly.
During September’s PHS Live, the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) welcomed participants in the Building Knowledge and Breaking Barriers (BKBB) archives-based learning project to speak on their experiences working together.
Among these panelists were David Prejsnar, a professor at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), and Stephanie Santoro, a student exhibitor. PHS also welcomed two of their own into the discussion: public services associate Sonia Prescott, who acted as a research consultant on the project, and reference and outreach archivist Jenny Barr, who served as the archivist liaison for the students and teachers involved.
In a moment defined by cascading crises, many people across the nation are wondering about the future of American democracy. In the months ahead, Princeton Theological Seminary will confront this uncertainty head-on, convening a series of conversations with leaders poised to shape the future.
The pandemic taught the Rev. Rachel Penmore to pay closer attention to “the smaller pieces” of campus ministry.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency celebrated the International Day of Peace on Wednesday with a chapel service led by this year’s International Peacemakers and personnel from the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program.
The Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) recently processed the personal papers of the Rev. Dr. Cecil Corbett, a Native American Presbyterian leader and former president and chancellor of Cook College and Theological School (CCTS) in Tempe, Arizona.
According to a 2020 count, Los Angeles County had 66,433 homeless residents, about the same population as two of California’s college towns, Palo Alto and Davis. Churches including First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood and its indominable director of Urban Mission and Community Outreach, Amie Quigley, became “the model for how church-based homeless ministries work in collaboration with city, county and private agencies,” said the Rev. Heidi Worthen Gamble, Mission Catalyst for the Presbytery of the Pacific.