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A Letter to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

A letter from a Presbyterian Teaching Elder, baptized and raised in the PC(USA), to all my Friends in Christ: I write out of a concern that the word ‘missional’ does not help us learn from the errors so evident in … Continue reading

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Stay with Us

A Young Presbyterian’s Reflection on General Assembly By Emily Morrell, 2012 Young Adult Advisory Delegate (YAAD)   View and Print as PDF.   My presbytery is small, tiny, actually. In fact, after serving on my presbytery’s youth council for four … Continue reading

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Gears, Forks, and Grease: Conspiring in the Spirit with Church Polity

Confessions of a Reconciling and Reluctant Christian By Dylan Rooke, Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Intern   Banner Photo by Bruce Reyes-Chow Never did I think I would be excited about parliamentary procedure, church polity, and Robert’s Rules of Order—boring, right? And … Continue reading

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Paralyzed

One Young Adult’s Reflection on the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 220th General Assembly By Rachel Helgeson   When asked to write for this journal, I was excited about the prospects of what I would see and report at the Presbyterian Church … Continue reading

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