Board of Pensions issues statement on housing allowance ruling

Spencer says, ‘We will keep working diligently to protect our ministers’ by Susan Reimann | Board of Pensions Read the original article here. PHILADELPHIA — On Oct. 6, Judge Barbara Crabb, a federal district court judge in the Western District of Wisconsin, found Section 107(2) of the Internal Revenue Code (the subsection dealing with housing Continue Reading »

PC(USA) Disaster Response

California churches and presbyteries work to help those affected by wildfires by Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Northern California’s wine country has received the brunt of the massive wildfires that continue to burn out of control. More than 20 people are known to have died in the fires, while at least 285 remain missing. Continue Reading »

2017 Pyoca Summer Camp

– The following is the text of the Pyoca Summer newsletter. Friends of Pyoca, We are in the midst of transitioning from an unforgettable, very successful summer camp season to a very busy and exciting fall retreat season. While there’s much to look forward to this fall as we have a full conference and retreat Continue Reading »

Workshop: Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches

Event: Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches Sponsor: Lombard Mennonite Peace Center Location: Indianapolis, IN Date: October 21, 2017 This one-day workshop teaches some basic skills that will help participants manage conflicts within their congregations in a healthier manner. Topics include: Viewing conflict as an opportunity for growth. Studying the Biblical basis for conflict transformation. Understanding your own style Continue Reading »

The Thank Offering of Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian women have been making grants to creative ministries through the Thank Offering since 1888 when Eliza Clokey of Springfield, Ohio, urged each woman to give one dollar over and above her usual contribution to the Women’s General Missionary Society of the United Presbyterian Church in North America as a “thank offering to our Lord.” Continue Reading »