The Presbyterian Outlook has bulletin inserts available at the following link http://pres-outlook.org/2014/04/outlooks-summary-2014-ga-detroit/
Communications Work Group is holding a Website Q&A session
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Lake Shore Presbyterian Church, 27801 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Find out what the Presbytery Website can do for your congregation or committee:
In an effort to be as user friendly as possible we have made changes to the web site. Now you do not need to log in to get the presbytery papers and documents. The previous web site has been updated and added as an option for finding documents and Presbytery Meeting Papers. The previous site is known as Traditional Server. The Presbytery Meetings on Traditional Server also includes the archive of papers back to 2009.
Creating Content on Thursday August 21 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
~~In this seminar we will walk you through the mysteries of posting content on the internet.
Managing Documents on Thursday, August 28 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
~~In this seminar we will help you understand the Presbytery of Detroit's document storage system.
Both training seminars will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, 1669 W. Maple Rd., Birmingham, MI 48009
As director of assessment and institutional research at Forman Christian College in Lahore, Pakistan, a former mission coworker felt a deep sense of God’s calling to work for justice for the repressed Christian community in Pakistan. He and other administrators redesigned the admissions standards at Forman Christian College to make them fairer to minority students (Christians; many from poor families
Morning Psalm 143
1 Hear my prayer, O LORD;
give ear to my supplications in your faithfulness;
answer me in your righteousness. 2 Do not enter into judgment with your servant,
for no one living is righteous before you.
3 For the enemy has pursued me,
crushing my life to the ground,
making me sit in darkness like those long dead. 4 Therefore my spirit
PC(USA) celebrates 5 years of Earth Care Congregations program, 14 churches honored
July 31, 2014
Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church in Stevens Point, Wis., is one of 14 PC(USA) congregations celebrating five years as an Earth Care Congregation this year. —courtesy Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian News Service
Bill Jenkins named among Sojourners’ 50 ‘greatest social justice leaders we've never heard of’
Bill Jenkins with a Haitian refugee family at Christ Ministry Center in San Diego. —courtesy of Christ Ministry Center
Special to Presbyterian News Service
Columbia Theological Seminary Communications
Sojourners recently sought the 50 “Greatest Social Justice Leaders We’ve Never
Office of the General Assembly
Melissa G. Davis
Coordinator, Ecumenical Resources and Networking
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) presents the Ecumenical Service Recognition in order to uplift and give public acknowledgement of the service to unity undertaken by Presbyterians and Presbyteries. The Awards are made every other year and presented at the General Assembly at the Stated Clerk’s dinner where our ecumenical guests are officially welcomed
The House and Senate are considering bills today that address the funding of this country's response to children arriving at our border and the protections given to them as they seek humanitarian protection in court. In addition the House is considering a bill that would limit the administrations ability to extend deferred action from deportation to a larger group of persons. Please read below about each of these proposals and discern your response and call today.
A PC(USA) mission letter from Lithuania (2014 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, p. 313)
July 30, 2014
Iryna Sychyk with her parents at graduation. —courtesy World Mission
Presbyterian World Mission
Eric and Becky Hinderliter
PC(USA) mission co-workers
Ukraine is much on our minds. As we hear from you, we know that the U.S. media carries a bewildering number of stories of what is happening in
Today marks the first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the leader within the UN System on human trafficking issues is asking people around the world to join them by taking action.
You can also join efforts of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Human Trafficking Roundtable. The Human Trafficking Roundtable is made up from a variety of programs within the Church, all working to eliminate trafficking. You can learn more about
Border ministry’s Mark Adams sees God at work at Frontera de Cristo
Mission co-worker Mark Adams and his family.
The thousands of unaccompanied Central American minors making their way into the United States this summer have drawn more attention to the U.S./Mexico border and sparked political controversy.
Tennessee pastor Will Jones to preach season-ender
the Rev. Will Jones
Montreat Conference Center
On Aug. 3, Montreat Conference Center welcomes the Rev. Will Jones as guest preacher in the last of the 2014 Summer Services for the Lord’s Day.
170만 성도들과 1만 개 이상의 교회들로 구성된 미국 장로교는 미국 대통령께서 가자 지구와 이스라엘에서의 즉각적인 휴전을 위해 조치를 취해 줄 것을 요청한다.
그곳에서의 상황은 통제할 수 없을 정도로 악화되고 있다. 그곳에서의 유혈사태와 무력 행사는 정말 터무니 없을 정도이다. 수백 명이 살해되었고, 수천 명이 부상을 입었다. 사망자 수가 계속해서 증가하고 있다.
오늘, 믿음의 사람들과 평화의 일꾼들인 우리는 포격을 중지하고, 로켓 발사를 멈추며, 지상 공격을 멈출 것을 요청한다. 집들과 거리들, 심지어 병원 안에 산재해 있는 민간인 사상자들은 이스라엘 방위군이 7월 8일에 시작한 방어적 군사 작전 (Operation Protective Edge)의 결과물이다. 이것은 중단되어야 하며, 지금 중단 되어야 한다.
미국 장로교는 이슈가 단순하지 않다는 ...
Religion News Service
Lauren Markoe and Brian Pellot
President Obama on July 28 said he plans to tap Rabbi David Saperstein as the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, the first non-Christian to hold the job, which was created in 1998.