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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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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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Will Israel, gay issues to dominate PC (USA) General Assembly?

The online newspaper The Huffington Post today provided this useful summary of some of the big issues before this year’s Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly. There’s coverage and comment on the disvestment controversy I covered in my last blog post. … Continue reading

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Second Tuesday: the Israel/Palestinian conflict and the PC(USA)

My second day in DC brought me back to the Hill and the United Methodist building to a seminar event for church members organised by the Presbyterian Washington Office. Known as Second Tuesday, this monthly event, held when Congress is … 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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