The digital issue of the Presbyterian Outlook’s August 1, 2016 issue is now available! It is viewable on most computers, tablets, and smartphones.
The 222nd General Assembly elected co-moderators and a new stated clerk, approved the addition of the Belhar Confession to the Book of Confessions and voted their faith into action on a number of business items.
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NEW LEADERSHIP MAKES HISTORY
Denise Anderson and Jan Edmiston are the PC(USA)’s first co-moderator team and first female slate. J. Herbert Nelson is the first African-American stated clerk.
The assembly made history voting to add a new confession to the Book of Confessions.
The assembly adopted an action plan aimed at shielding Palestinian rights.
Corporate engagement was chosen over comprehensive divestment.