SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (PNS) – The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) began the third and final day of its March 21–23 meeting “still riding a lovely high” from the previous night’s service of worship,” in the words of the Rev. Wilson Kennedy, COGA’s vice moderator.
At that historic gathering on the evening of March 22, hundreds of Presbyterians from across the island of Puerto Rico celebrated worship together with PC(USA) Stated Clerk the Rev. J. Herbert Nelson II, Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA) interim executive director Tony De La Rosa, PC(USA) Co-Moderators the Rev. Denise Anderson and the Rev. Jan Edmiston, as well as board members and staff of the Office of the General Assembly (OGA) and the PMA.