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Big Tent

Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri • July 6–8

Join Presbyterians from around the country at Big Tent! This year’s theme emphasizes the hope of the Gospel and its power to transform society in our cultural context, marked by anxiety, racial division, political animosity and economic inequality. Let’s come together and engage the Church in its mission of justice-making and peace.


June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

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  • 223rd General Assembly - Day Five - Ecumenical Worship - Plenary Begins June 21, 2018
    Denise Anderson, who just completed a two year term as the 222nd GA co-moderator, fueled the justice fire burning in my heart this morning in her sermon/proclamation/address at the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Breakfast.  It was video taped.  Look for it to be posted at their website soon.  Powerful preaching!  A young mother herself, she called […]
  • 223rd General Assembly - Day Four June 20, 2018
    Today was the second day of committee work, but the power was at the Bible Study which began the day, and the Public Witness on the streets of St. Louis and on the steps of the St. Louis Court house in the heat of the afternoon.New Testament scholar Raj Nadella, professor of New Testament at […]
  • 223rd GA - Day Three June 19, 2018
    The day began with a powerful Bible Study lead by Deborah Krause, professor of New Testament at Eden Theological Seminary.  She focused on the Gospel of Mark as an early church witness in the context of the Roman Empire's dominance.  This and Romans 12:1-2 provide a Biblical mandate and foundation for today's church witness in […]