This Week’s Latest PCUSA News, Highlights and Events

Matthew 25 in the PC(USA): A bold vision and invitation


Conspiracy theorists in PC(USA) churches strain relationships
Leaders say they’re disturbed by ‘differences in values and even in facts,’ creating controversy in their congregations

Tapping into the ‘genealogies of the tangible’

Keynoter Dr. Christine Hong urges NEXT Church gathering to look to ‘our great cloud of witnesses who co-conspire with us’

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Episcopal Church look for new ways of being church

Bilateral dialogue between denominations continues

1001 Refresh Retreat set to explore ‘Attaining Resurrection’ amid challenging times

New Worshiping Community leaders encouraged to take part in a post-Easter virtual retreat

Got questions? A new PC(USA) podcast has answers

‘A Matter of Faith’ debuts this week from Unbound and the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program

Reese’s pieces of wisdom

The Rev. Dr. Jim Reese, one of the PC(USA)’s foremost educators, shares some of what he’s learned during seven decades of ministry

Creating an Easter Scripture basket

Holiday confections inspire a way to share story

One Great Hour of Sharing gifts empower ‘the least of these’

The PC(USA) and its partners are transforming lives and livelihoods in New York, California and Zimbabwe

Unity and justice on display ministering in America’s Second City

NEXT Church national gathering panel focuses on doing God’s work in Chicago’s South Side

NEXT Church keynoter delivers insight, honesty and a few tears

The Rev. Lenny Duncan urges participants to usher in God’s kin-dom wholeheartedly

Administrative Commission on Mid Councils approves presbytery reorganization for New Jersey (

Four new missional communities/ecclesiastical presbyteries formed March 1

Racism against Asian Americans decried

Washington office of PC(USA) calls for an end to hateful acts

When physical touch is impossible

Laying on of hands can still happen

‘Church, we have an oppression obsession’

NEXT Church gathering’s closing worship overlays the early church with the 12-step approach

It’s time to name the demon

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III delivers NEXT Church gathering fresh insight on the Gerasene Demoniac

The image of the golden calf and other lost opportunities

The Rev. Bertram Johnson opens NEXT Church gathering with a sermon looking back at the Exodus and ahead to racial justice

NEXT Church panel: Deep rural Kansas has produced a model worth looking at

Three small PC(USA) churches cooperate and innovate

Day of Learning concludes with guidance for church budgeting

The goal, Presbyterian Foundation officials say, is a ‘relevant and doable budget’

Finding a way forward in Syria

After a decade of destruction, displacement and devastation, what hope remains?

‘A call-and-response opportunity for everybody’

Presbytery executive Aisha Brooks-Lytle talks up the creativity and connectivity she’s witnessed by viewing multiple online services each week of the pandemic

Engaging Matthew 25 through video

A film discussion series is designed to help people address social ills in faith and society

PC(USA) champions peace in Colombia

Office of Public Witness wants U.S. to uphold Colombia’s peace accords

What Presbyterians Believe about the Resurrection

It’s not about how the resurrection happened, but that it happened

Making giving easy during uneasy times

Presbyterian Foundation’s Day of Learning offers up lessons learned during the pandemic

Home sweet home: Native Americans return to their roots in Alabama

Indigenous Maskoke community reflects self-determination

Disparities Experienced by Black Women and Girls Task Force holds first conversation on issues of concern

Task force to hold series of conversations outlined in General Assembly report

Caring for both body and soul as COVID vaccines are administered

How to conduct worship in the coming months largely depends on the local context

Take a (virtual) trip to Guatemala on March 24

‘After the Storms: Humanitarian Response in Times of Disaster’ will help participants stay connected to Guatemala during the pandemic

Loving your neighbor means having tough conversations

Challenging church leadership to take a stand on racial issues

Introducing your community to stewardship

The work is more about people development than funds development

Maryland church garners national leadership and sustainability award

Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park, Maryland is one of five national winners

Time, talents and saying thank you

The Presbyterian Foundation holds its Day of Learning

COVID-19 surges in Southern Africa

Churches play a key role by combatting misinformation

Presbyterian churches commemorate SDOP Sunday on March 14

Annual event focuses on community development, with worship resources designed to help congregations celebrate the dignity and justice of work

PC(USA) offering three virtual anti-racism training sessions in 2021

Online trainings based on pre-pandemic in-person training, follow a year highlighting systemic racism

Learning from emerging global church leaders

Everyday God-Talk explores mission from the margins

Ring in a new year on March 25

The Feast of the Annunciation offers us a time to begin again

Registration now open for Compassion, Peace & Justice Training Days

Annual event will be virtual for second consecutive year, precedes Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Celebrating the gifts of people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

Survey open to World Mission LBGTQIA+ employees present and past

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