Post Views: 1 The Presbyterian Church USA Office of Public Witness invites Presbyterians to Advocacy Training Weekend April 21-24 in in Washington DC. April 21 will be Compassion Peace and Justice Training Day at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, followed by Ecumenical Advocacy Days April 21-24. Come learn how to “forge community” amidst the current chaos in our country. Speakers will be Amal Nassar, a long-time peace advocate, and Elona Street-Stewart, the Synod Executive for […]
Post Views: 2 Brian D. McLaren, prominent author, speaker, activist and theologian, will visit West Side Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 19. The former Christian pastor will preach at the 10 am worship service and offer a community lecture at 3 pm followed by a question-and-answer session and refreshments. All are welcome to attend this exciting event, which is McLaren’s only appearance in the New York City metropolitan area this winter. McLaren is the author […]
Post Views: 2 For the first time in nearly 25 years, revisions to the Directory for Worship (part of our Book of Order) are being proposed. Numerous resources, including a study guide and webinar, are available to help groups and individuals explore the changes and their rationales. Go to https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/worship/directory-for-worship/#tab-4 . The proposed revisions will be voted on by the Presbytery of the Palisades at our stated meeting on Tuesday, January 24.
Post Views: 10 A new resource from the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA) is now available: “The Global Crisis for People Who Are LGBT and Their Families: A Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Response.” This was developed to fulfill a commissioner resolution adopted by the 221st General Assembly (2014) -in the areas of Theology, Formation, and Evangelism; Compassion, Peace, and Justice; and World Mission— and is written in the spirit of the General Assembly’s long-standing commitment to the […]
Post Views: 12 The Synod of the Northeast is offering a Sanctuary Network and Training Event from February 10-11 at the Stony Point Center to learn what offering sanctuary means, what it entails, and how you can talk to your church or faith community and prepare to offer sanctuary in the months and years ahead. The training will begin with lunch at noon on Friday February 10 and end with lunch at noon on Saturday […]
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