(PNS) The Rev. Peter Gomes, the longtime minister of Harvard University’s Memorial Church who was hailed as one of the nation’s top preachers, died Feb. 28 at age 68 from complications of a stroke he suffered in December.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Presbyterian News Service) The Rev. Gregory A. Love, associate professor of systematic theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary, has been named winner of the 2011 Angell Award by the Presbyterian Writers Guild (PWG).
When one considers the current political climate, whether within the United States or around the world, “forgiveness” might not be the first word that comes to mind. But forgiveness, said the Rev. Donald Shriver Jr., an ethicist and former president of Union Theological Seminary, is exactly what’s needed.
Group will help PC(USA) determine next steps in its peacemaking witness
LOUISVILLE (PNS) — The Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry area (CPJ) and the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) have announced the selection of the Peace Discernment Steering Team.
LOUISVILLE — A group of eight students and two advisors from the University of Arizona Presbyterian Campus Ministry (PCM) ― along with 13 Peruvian partners and youth and PC(USA) mission worker Jed Koball ― were attacked in La Oroya, Peru March 16 as they painted a mural near the troubled Doe Run Company smelter there.
LOUISVILLE, KY. (PNS) After years of downsizings and organizational changes, the office of Collegiate Ministries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is back — and a newly assembled task force is working to discern the state and future of collegiate ministry within the church.