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  • Despite electronic voting snafu, commissioners and advisory delegates give GA 221 high marks

    Friday, October 31, 2014 | 1:00 pm

    COGA approves plan to include Bible study in committee sessions October 31, 2014 Presbyterian News Service Jerry L. Van Marter LOUISVILLE Despite problems with the electronic voting machinery that left frustrated commissioners voting for moderator by paper ballot for the first time in more than 20 years, the 221st General Assembly last summer in Detroit received generally high marks, a survey of Assembly participants shows.

  • Freedom of religion, belief must be protected in workplace says U.N. expert

    Friday, October 31, 2014 | 11:00 am

    Freedom of religion, belief must be protected in workplace says U.N. expert October 31, 2014 — United Nations Human Rights Facebook page Presbyterian News Service Peter Kenny Ecumenical News GENEVA United Nations human rights expert Heiner Bielefeldt has told the U.N. General Assembly that freedom to express one’s religion or belief without discrimination should be protected in the employment area.

  • New WCRC General Secretary stresses solidarity to bring change-Korean

    Friday, October 31, 2014 | 8:08 am

    New WCRC General Secretary stresses solidarity to bring change-Korean October 31, 2014 Office of the General Assembly Toya Richards Jackson Director of Communications Louisville 개혁 교회 세계 연맹 (WCRC) 의 새로운 사무 총장이 변화를 가져오기 위해 연대를 강조하다. WCRC의 새로운 사무 총장으로서 크리스토퍼 퍼거슨 목사가 갖고 있는 주요 목표들 중의 하나는 세계를 변화시키기 위한 더 큰 영향력을 발휘하기 위해 긴밀한 관계를 함께 강화시키는 것이다. 그는 다음과 같이 말한다: “이것은 세계의 변화를 위한 교회의 변화입니다. 우리들 중 아무도 스스로는 도래해야 할 변화들을 일으키기 위한 힘을 모을 수 없습니다. 우리는 의식적으로 하나님의[…]

  • Lessons learned

    Friday, October 31, 2014 | 8:06 am

    Growing pains accompany innovation and rapid growth for 1001 New Worshiping Communities October 31, 2014 Presbyterian News Service Emily Enders Odom LOUISVILLE When 1001 New Worshiping Communities marked its official two-year anniversary on July 6, it did so not only by celebrating the initiative’s unprecedented growth beyond what anyone in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) could have hoped or imagined, but also by humbly acknowledging the lessons learned from the occasional misstep along the journey.

  • Tent of Nations

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 11:00 am

    Tent of Nations Cultivating hope against incredible odds in Palestinian territory October 30, 2014 Outbuildings at Tent of Nations near Bethlehem. —Rick Jones Presbyterian News Service Rick Jones Special to Presbyterian News Service BETHLEHEM Imagine coming to work only to find that the tools and services you use to perform your daily tasks have been taken away. As you look around, you see that your co-workers have everything they need to succeed. That’s how Daoud Nassar feels every day. 

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