Those present at the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board meeting on Sept. 29 processed the denomination's history and how the roots of racism are present today. The consensus: change is essential — “Our children are watching us.”
On the final day of its Sept. 21-23 hybrid meeting, the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) spent some time talking about unifying the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA) and the Office of the General Assembly (OGA).
PC(USA) minister and small church consultant Deborah Wright shares lessons from small churches across the country. With her partner Jim Kitchens, she asks: What can small churches do well? How can they dream up a future?