Tag Archives: Presbyterianism

Noelle Damico talks about her Fair Food campaigns

One more blog post! You may remember that I spent much of my time in the US hosted by the Rev Jeff Geary and the Rev Noelle Damico (and their son August!). Jeff is pastor of White Plains Presbyterian Church. … Continue reading

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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 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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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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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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At the Presbyterian office in Washington DC

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PC(USA)) has more than 2 million members in more than 10,000 congregations. It is a Church which has been in existence longer as the United States itself (John Witherspoon, a Presbyterian minister from Scotland, was the … Continue reading

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