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Stony Point Co-Director to Speak about Peace & Justice Work on Nov. 13

Post Views: 33 Rick Ufford-Chase, former PCUSA General Assembly moderator and co-director at Stony Point Center will be in Ramsey, NJ on Sunday, November 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. to speak about the Community of Living Traditions at Stony Point Center and their work for peace and justice. The Community of Living Traditions comprises 20 Muslims, Jews and Christians who live together and are dedicated to the study and practice of hospitality, nonviolence, peace, justice, […]

Circle of Inspiration Has Successful First Listening Session

Post Views: 9 The Circle of Inspiration mission at Claremont Lafayette United Presbyterian Church presented “The Challenges of Re-Entry,” a listening session co-sponsored by Jersey City Together on October 15. The philosophy of the Circle of Inspiration is that for Jersey City to reach its full potential as a community, every single individual should be given an opportunity to reach his or her full potential and that includes citizens returning to community after incarceration. The […]

Reminder to Enroll for Benefits Oct. 17 through Nov. 11

Post Views: 25 As a reminder, annual enrollment for 2017 benefits from the Board of Pensions is October 17 – November 11, 2016. This year’s annual enrollment is different for employees: The benefits elections available to employees are based on the selections you created and submitted with your organization’s Employer Agreement. Employees must complete the annual enrollment process online through Benefits Connect. No paper forms will be available. Here is a preview of the Annual […]

What Happens Next for Churches Who did not Meet BOP Deadline (letter)

Post Views: 28 Fellow Workers in Presbyterian Vineyards, Whoops! September 30 was the deadline for churches to submit an on-line employer agreement for the 2017 Benefits Plan. This was especially important for churches with lay employees , whose options in the menu needed to be chosen by their employers, and other teaching elders serving in non-installed positions, whose benefits could be the Pastor’s Participation Plan or from the menu. Even churches with installed pastors were […]

Rev. Eileen Lindner Chosen for the GA Way Forward Commission

Post Views: 30 The Co-Moderators of the General Assembly have appointed the Rev. Dr. Eileen Lindner, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Tenafly to the G.A.’s Way Forward Commission.  In a response to an overture attempting to reorganize G.A. agencies, the 2016 General Assembly created the Way Forward Commission to study and identify a vision for the structure and function of the General Assembly agencies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  Rev. Lindner, also a member […]

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