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  • 223rd General Assembly - Day Six June 22, 2018
    The Assembly acted on a lot of important matters today.  Heard from ecumenical and interfaith partners (Jewish), received reports and approved a guiding statement which will help brand the PCUSA---Prayerful, Courageous, United, Serving, Alive.  Approved the Way Forward recommendations.  Acted to fund new initiatives for addressing the genesis root causes of the exodus of refugees […]
  • 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 […]