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Presbyterian Ministry at the UN 3- more with Mark Koenig

More of the interview with Mark Koenig See my previous posts and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations: part 1 and part 2. The Presbyterian UN office’s advocacy brings to the UN voices which otherwise might struggle to be … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Ministry at the UN 2- interview with Mark Koenig

Interview with Mark Koenig Mark Koenig is the director of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. I’m very grateful to him for giving me a lot of his time to discuss the work of his office, its purpose, justification … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations- part 1

The Mission Council of the Presbyterian Church (USA) was renamed the Presbyterian Mission Agency at the 2012 General Assembly. It encompasses a wide range of ministries which are bound together by the fact that they all, one way or another, … Continue reading

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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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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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Evening Prayer at the General Assembly

I offered the evening prayer at the end of the evening session on 4 July 2012 of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Watch from 1:44:25 on the video below. Related articles Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly: … Continue reading

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PC (USA) Statistics again

There is a good summary of statistics about the PC(USA) in a Snapshot of Presbyterians , a set of slides presented to the GA.

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PC(USA) statistics

From today’s General Assembly in Pittsburgh, a few statistics about the Presbyterian Church (USA): There were 10,466 churches in 2011. In 2010, membership dipped to below 2 million. For every 1 worshipper under 25, there are 6 over 65. The … Continue reading

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At the PC(USA) General Assembly

The General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church (USA) began today, and will continue through to Sunday. I’m here to meet folks, but I’m also representing the Church of Scotland at the gathering

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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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