Tag Archives: Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly

Co-author Mara Sawdy

Our Bodies, Our Faithful Choices

I am a woman of faith. I have grown up in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and have a deep love and appreciation for my denomination. Our church’s involvement in the Religious Coalition on Reproductive Choice is one of many reasons … Continue reading

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Author Jessie Light

From Palestine to Portland

Working for Peace in the Middle East at the 222nd General Assembly About a month ago, I was sitting in a large ballroom adjacent to other commissioners and delegates to the 222nd General Assembly, anxiously waiting for the work of … Continue reading

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Author Bill Plitt

Through the Lens of Belhar

The General Assembly Acts for Justice and Liberation in Palestine and Israel “Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.” -Amos 5:24 The 222nd General Assembly PC(USA) took place from June 17-25, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. … Continue reading

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Author Rachael Eggebeen

Recovering from the General Assembly

Thoughts on Who We are as the PC(USA) and What that Might Mean Going Forward While doing reflections in seminary, I learned the importance of naming your social location, so here goes: I am a white, straight, married, cisgendered female. … Continue reading

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