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world work of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A

David McConaughy

world work of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A

a course of mission study and training for church officers and workers, designed especially for members of church missionary committees, brotherhoods, women"s missionary societies, young people"s societies and councils of religious education in Presbyterian churches

by David McConaughy

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Published by Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A -- Missions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby David McConaughy ; introduction by William Henry Roberts.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 267p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18532111M

    The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has continued to expand the work of the Office by directing the Office to coordinate advocacy and education efforts and create worship materials. Teresa Waggener. Teresa enjoys advising mid-councils and congregations who are calling immigrant pastors. She also strives to help. In , he was elected the Moderator of the th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and represented the Assembly and Presbyterian Church in various ecumenical, mission, and ecclesiastical settings, including Cuba, Korea, Lebanon, Egypt, Japan, the Philippines, France, and even The White House.

    Presbyterian (or presbyteral) polity is a method of church governance ("ecclesiastical polity") typified by the rule of assemblies of presbyters, or local church is governed by a body of elected elders usually called the session or consistory, though other terms, such as church board, may apply. Groups of local churches are governed by a higher assembly of elders . A Theology of Benefits The scripturally-based A Theology of Benefits, developed in , is the very foundation of our work at The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). As we administer the Benefits Plan and provide financial assistance and educational programs, it guides the course we chart.

    Presbyterian Women understands that scripture asks us to be the hands and feet of Christ in the world. As such, Presbyterian Women provides information about justice and peace and ministry to inform mission and community-building work. Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves. Statement of former PC(USA) General Assembly Moderators on Charlottesville. We write to you as former Moderators of the General Assemblies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and its predecessor churches, as disciples of Jesus Christ committed to the Gospel’s witness and promise of reconciliation, and as agents of God’s transformative justice in the church and in .


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