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Corporación de publicación presbiteriana se hará responsable de los recursos curriculares

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:25

February 23, 2018

La Corporación de publicación presbiteriana (PPC por sus siglas en inglés), desde el 1 de marzo, será la casa de publicaciones encargada de los recursos curriculares de la denominación, luego de llegarse a un acuerdo al final de esta semana con la Agencia Presbiteriana de misión (PMA).

Presbyterian groups seek potential candidates for survivor benefits

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:21

February 23, 2018

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians, More Light Presbyterians and the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) are working together to address what they are calling a “lingering injustice.” But they need your help.

Concert to aid 'Wicked' cast member critically hurt in car crash

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:07

February 23, 2018

The 150-year-old Presbyterian Church at Tenafly is notable for its star power. Many of its members and cantors who lead hymns or participate in services have performed on Broadway, off-Broadway or with the New York City Opera. All of that musical talent will join forces to help Jerad Bortz, a veteran of "Wicked" who was left paralyzed from the chest down when he and his husband, songwriter Steven Skeels, were involved in a car accident on Feb. 4.

Microfinance project enriches women’s lives in Congo

United Methodist News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:05
Mentoring program empowers women to teach each other to sew and make arts and crafts, with materials donated by United Methodists across the connection.

United Methodists support teens lobbying Florida lawmakers

United Methodist News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:19
A United Methodist elementary teacher says the survivors of the school shooting will be “change agents.”

Presbyterian University of East Africa may be saved by land sale

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 07:23

February 23, 2018

The Kenya Mission Network conference meeting here February 8 - 10 touched on a topic that is critical to Kenyans: the potential closure of the Presbyterian University of East Africa as well as two other larger universities with religious roots.

Presbyterian Publishing Corp. takes responsibility for curriculum resources publishing

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:09

February 22, 2018

The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC) will begin serving as the official publisher of the denomination’s curriculum on March 1, 2018, under an agreement with the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA) finalized this week.

Missionaries briefly detained in Philippines

United Methodist News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:51
Two United Methodist missionaries were among a group of five briefly detained at a police checkpoint in Koronadal City, Philippines.

Irma survivors grateful for church’s help

United Methodist News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 13:21
The news crews are long gone, but The United Methodist Church is still helping Floridians recover from the historic storm.

Anticipation from Tanzania on the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39

February 22, 2018

Dr. Fredrick O. Shoo is presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT). He is also author of a “Welcome” in the Handbook for the upcoming World Council of Churches Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME). A 12-member delegation from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will attend the conference to learn from and share experiences of global mission.

Church gives doctors in DRC technology tools

United Methodist News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:26
With a donation from Global Ministries’ Global Health unit, the North Katanga Conference delivers computers, mobile phones, modems and motorbikes to doctors.

Kenya Mission Network meets in Dallas

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:49

February 22, 2018

Everything from agriculture to microfinance to Kenyan politics to health and medical issues were part of discussions and presentations at the Kenya Mission Network meeting here Feb. 8 - 10.

Engagement is Working: Mission Responsibility Through Investment sees progress in corporate engagement

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:32

February 22, 2018

The Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI) says 2017 was a productive year in its engagement with corporations. MRTI filed or co-filed seven shareholder resolutions in the 2017 proxy season, with oil, gas and utility companies, and one resolution with Wells Fargo.

Commentary: Church separation calmly considered

United Methodist News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:28
Practicalities of denominational division up could have `deeply adverse’ effects, writes the Rev. Ted A. Campbell in a commentary about possible schism of The United Methodist Church.

Se anuncia a Matilde Moros como oradora principal del Día de Entrenamiento de CPJ

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:10

February 22, 2018

Ya está casi listo el cronograma para el día de entrenamiento del ministerio de Compasión, Paz y Justicia (CPJ) el próximo mes de abril en Washington, DC. La Dra. Matilde Moros, especialista en ética cristiana feminista transnacional, será la oradora principal de la reunión el 20 de abril.

Dialogo sobre la revisión y la restructuración de la IP(EE.UU.) continúan después del plazo mandado por la Asamblea General

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 06:21

February 22, 2018

Citando la decisión del Rvdo. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Secretario Permanente de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE.UU.), la comisión Camino hacia Adelante (WFC) y el comité de Revisión de Todas las Agencias (AARC) presentarán informes dentro del plazo del día de hoy, pero se podrán enmendar antes de la asamblea general.

Graham influenced many United Methodists

United Methodist News - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:18
Evangelist famed for televised revivals also took ecumenical approach in spreading the gospel.

Influential evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:14

February 21, 2018

Iconic American evangelist, the Rev. Billy Graham, died today at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. Born on his family’s dairy farm near Charlotte on November 7, 1918, he was 99 years old.

Matilde Moros announced as keynote speaker for CPJ Training Day

Presbyterian (PCUSA) News - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:14

February 21, 2018

The agenda is coming together for Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day this April in Washington, D.C. Dr. Matilde Moros, a transnational feminist Christian ethicist, will be the keynote speaker for the day-long gathering on April 20.

British church stays alive through service

United Methodist News - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:37
In northern England, a dying church starts a men’s health group and joins forces with another small congregation to become a real presence in the community.

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