Tag Archives: Church of Scotland

The Plenary Sessions, Voting and Procedures in the PC(USA) General Assembly

(You can read the first of my posts about the PC(USA) General Assembly here). Plenary sessions of the PC(USA) GA– bringing together all the various delegates- took place in a vast conference hall in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in central … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly: introduction

Following the Community Organising course in Columbus, Ohio, I returned to New York (with a diversion to Atlanta, Georgia due thunderstorms in New York) to spend a few days once again with the Gearys in White Plains. Then, on 30 … Continue reading

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Economics and the General Assemblies

I have been asked to testify to the testify to the PC(USA) General Assembly’s Committee on Social Justice about the Special Commission on the Purposes of Economic Activity set up by the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly in 2012, which … Continue reading

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Historical note about the PC (USA) General Assembly

I am currently reading The Penguin History of the United States of America by Hugh Brogan- I’ve just got to the bit where the colonies finally decide enough is enough with Britain! So it was interesting to read the following … Continue reading

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