Presbyterians join hundreds of thousands in march against gun violence

Office of Public Witness organizes denominational contingent in Washington By Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Original Article Here LOUISVILLE – Across the country and the world Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people took part in rallies and demonstrations against gun violence. The March for Our Lives was organized by students in various communities. The Continue Reading »

Reconnecting with Millennials – A CFC workshop

When — 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Central Time) Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Where — Blue Grass United Methodist Church, Evansville While Americans remain deeply spiritual, they’re leaving congregational life behind. This is especially true of Millennials – about 1 in 10 regularly attend a congregational worship service. Surveys report that young people feel more Continue Reading »

Benefits Connections – Presented by the Board of Pensions

Helping Church Employers Align Benefits and Values Who Should Attend? People who drive benefits decisions and manage benefits for churches of all sizes — large and small — including but not limited to congregational leaders, including business administrators; office managers; clerks of session; personnel committee chairs; and pastors; and presbytery leaders, including Committee on Ministry (COM) members; Continue Reading »

Board of Pensions Seminars in Urbana, IL

The Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois is sponsoring two upcoming Board of Pensions’ seminars. Both seminars will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana. “Render unto Caesar” will be offered on Tuesday, May 8 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. This seminar which looks at terms of call and tax issues for clergy is targeted toward Continue Reading »

Presbyterian churches reach out to communities affected by California wildfires

Thousands of acres burned, homes and businesses destroyed as flames spread by Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Smoke from the Thomas Fire obscures the midday sun in Upper Ojai, California. (Photo by Tim Nafzinger) LOUISVILLE — It’s been a week since wildfires broke out in southern California and the fires are still raging out Continue Reading »

Board of Pensions Uncovers Fraud Scheme

Board of Pensions News Release Contact: Susan Reimann Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 215-587-7228 • sreimann@nullpensions.org PHILADELPHIA  — The Board of Pensions is investigating the fraudulent redirection of 11 pension payments. The Board reissued the December payments to the pensioners, and acted immediately to Continue Reading »

Photos Wanted for the PC(USA) Planning Calendar

Calling for great church photos for PC(USA) calendar! Presbyterian News Service December 11, 2017 Vital congregations, mission to be featured in next Presbyterian Planning Calendar by Gregg Brekke | Presbyterian News Service The Presbyterian Planning Calendar for 2018-19 will feature photos on the cover and throughout the monthly calendar pages showing the best of what our Continue Reading »