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  • Experiencing ‘the church in action’

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 1:30 pm

    Experiencing ‘the church in action’ Peggy Rada, spouse and traveling partner of Moderator Heath Rada, finds her niche September 16, 2014 Peggy Rada —PNS file photo Presbyterian News Service Eva G. Stimson Special to Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE The fall travel schedule looks packed for Heath Rada, moderator of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s 221st General Assembly. His itinerary includes visits to Denver, Reno, Zephyr Point Conference Center on Lake Tahoe, the Texas/Mexico border, South America, and the Middle East. Rada’s wife, Peggy, a ruling elder and retired[…]

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  • Graduation and General Assembly

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 12:00 pm

    Graduation and General Assembly A PC(USA) mission letter from the Caribbean (2014 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, p. 35) September 16, 2014 Seventy-two 2014 graduates of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cuba pose in front of the Chapel. —Jo Ella Holman Presbyterian News Service Jo Ella Holman World Mission regional liaison for the Caribbean MATANZAS, Cuba June is graduation time in the Caribbean and an especially happy celebration for our global partner, the Seminario Evangelico Teologico (SET) in Matanzas, Cuba, this year.  On Wednesday, June[…]

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  • Prayers, reflections and action during “Time for Creation”

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 8:56 am

    Prayers, reflections and action during “Time for Creation” September 16, 2014 An olive tree at the Ecumenical Center chapel in Geneva. —Nikos Kosmidis/WCC World Council of Churches World Council of Churches News GENEVA Invoking prayers for creation, eco-justice and peace with the earth, “Time for Creation” ― a Christian global event ― is observed worldwide by many member churches of the World Council of Churches (WCC). 

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  • 100 years of calling, equipping, and sending Christian educators

    Monday, September 15, 2014 | 1:00 pm

    100 years of calling, equipping, and sending Christian educators A story from the 2014 Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study (p. 265) September 15, 2014 The logo of the former Presbyterian School of Christian Education, now part of Union Presbyterian Seminary. —PNS file photo Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study Brian K. Blount President and professor of New Testament, Union Presbyterian Seminary RICHMOND, Va. This November 3-5, Union Presbyterian Seminary (UPSem) will be celebrating 100 years of calling, equipping, and sending Christian educators. In early November 1914, the Assembly’s Training[…]

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  • WCC hosts Global Energy Parliament exploring ‘science of peace’

    Monday, September 15, 2014 | 11:00 am

    WCC hosts Global Energy Parliament exploring ‘science of peace’ September 15, 2014 Fr Daniel Buda (left) speaking at the Global Energy Parliament in Geneva. —Peter Williams/WCC World Council of Churches World Council of Churches News GENEVA The World Council of Churches (WCC) on Sept. 5 hosted the Global Energy Parliament (GEP) at the Ecumenical Center here. The event addressed the theme “The Science of Peace in Humans, Humans in Peace,” featuring reflections on how lasting peace can be built by individuals and nations.

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