GA News: Youth reach out to the church

There is a lot of talk in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) about declining membership and the need to reach out to youth as the future of the church — it just doesn’t usually come from the youth themselves.

GA News: Committee accepts Dallas invitation

SAN JOSE — After hearing former GA Moderator, Rick Ufford-Chase, declare that the Dallas Invitation “represents a new day and a new way,” the Mission Coordination and Budgets committee voted unanimously, 60-0, today (June 23) to recommend its adoption by the General Assembly.

GA News: Powerful worship unites Assembly in two sites

SAN JOSE — Thousands of Presbyterians gathered Sunday, June 22 for the opening worship service of the 218th General Assembly, summoned out of the sunny morning by two bagpipes acting as Shofar. Simultaneous services for commissioners and visitors ensued at buildings a mile apart with a satellite link connecting them.