SAN JOSE — There is hope for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) if it becomes grounded in first-order concerns, the Rev. Mark Labberton, pastor of 1700-member First Church of Berkeley, Calif., told the Presbyterian Coalition luncheon Sunday (June 22).
SAN JOSE, June 22, 2008 — The opportunity to add commissioner resolutions to the 218th General Assembly closed 10 a.m. Sunday morning with 13 of the 17 submitted being referred to committees, based on action of the Bills and Overtures Committee.
SAN JOSE, June 22, 2008 — Mike Farrell, a Hollywood actor and producer best known for his role as medical doctor B.J. Hunnicutt in the television series M*A*S*H, told a lunch-time gathering that he was happy to answer questions about the groundbreaking TV series.
SAN JOSE, June 22, 2008 — “As I raise my three daughters, I am reminded every day what it means to be a woman in this world,” Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) moderator, the Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow, told the packed room gathered to celebrate “Visionary Women Transforming the Church and Society” at the Women of Faith Awards breakfast.
SAN JOSE, July 22 – The woman stood in the bright afternoon sun, her head bowed, tears streaking her face. A Presbyterian minister – who had never met her before, who was in town for General Assembly and happened to be walking by – opened his arms and pulled her into a comforting embrace. Before long, tears streaked his face too.
The Witherspoon Society held its award luncheon on Sunday June 22 where it presented the Andrew Murray Award to Clifton Kirkpatrick “in grateful recognition of his good spirited ministry as stated clerk, his commitment to ecumenical partnerships,
SAN JOSE – Four candidates have stepped forth to fill the office of Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). On June 22, the late Sunday afternoon session of the 218th General Assembly heard nominating speeches for the four men seeking to fill the office being vacated at the end of the General Assembly by Clifton Kirkpatrick,
SAN JOSE – This was a first for a Presbyterian General Assembly: an opening worship service (Sunday morning, June 22) held simultaneously in two locations in Silicon Valley, linked by the power of technology.
SAN JOSE — Minutes after being elected moderator of the 218th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Saturday night, June 21, Bruce Reyes-Chow said during a press conference he was eager to get back to his hotel room.