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220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA, was held June 30-July 7, 2012 in Pittsburgh, PA. 

 

 

221st General Assembly (2014 - Detroit Mi 

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Web sites of interest

Site name

Address

Information about it

 

Alban Institute

http://www.alban.org/

Alban Institute is a highly respected educational company that specializes in Church Development

 

The Barna Group

 

https://www.barna.org/

George Barna and Associates is one of the most respected Church survey companies in the World.  They are constantly surveying the culture to identify and describe the various trends and issues within the faith community

Book of Confessions

http://www.pcusa.org/oga/publications/boc.pdf

Searchable on-line Book of Confessions (PDF)

Book of Order:

http://www.pcusa.org/oga/publications/boo07-09.pdf

Searchable On-line Book of Order (PDF)

Book of Order - Companion

http://www.pcusa.org/oga/publications/constitution-companion.pdf

Resource that explains elements of the B of O

 

 

Covenant Network

 

 

http://www.covenantnetwork.org/home.htm

 

A liberal based organization within the church -- The Covenant Network of Presbyterians is a broad-based, national group of clergy and lay leaders working for a church that is simultaneously faithful, just, and whole. We seek to support the mission and unity of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in a time of potentially divisive controversy. We intend to articulate and act on the church's historic, progressive vision and to work for a fully inclusive church.

E-sword

http://e-sword.org/    

A web site offering a down-loadable multi-version of the Bible along with a variety of other resources – it is free

First Presbyterian Church

http://fpc-matawan.org/

This is the church’s home page --  it has news and notes about what has or is happening at FPC

 

Monmouth Presbytery

http://www.monmouthpresbytery.net/

Our Presbytery’s Home page – serving 47 churches in central NJ with a variety of programs, people and resources

 

 

Partners for Sacred Places

 

 

http://www.sacredplaces.org/

The only national, non-sectarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to the sound stewardship and active community use of America's older religious properties. Founded in 1989 by religious, historic preservation and philanthropic leaders, Partners provides assistance to the people who care for sacred places and promotes a greater understanding of how these places sustain communities.

 

Pew Forum

 

http://pewforum.org/

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs by delivering timely, impartial information as a nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization, and does not take positions on policy debates.

Presbyterian Church, USA

http://www.pcusa.org/

Home page for the PCUSA – place to look for a lot of information about the church and its work

Presbyterian News Service

http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/

Daily News of the Church – it is up-dated daily by the National Office of the PCUSA

 

Presbyterian Coalition

 

http://www.presbycoalition.org/

A conservative organization within the church -- The Presbyterian Coalition is a movement -- people committed to life and transformation in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) by exalting Jesus Christ, the Head of the Church, energizing its congregations, and upholding historic biblical leadership standards . . .

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Program

 

http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/pda/

First in-last out … PDA is the team that responds to any and all disaster in the US and frequently around the world.  They are the folks who are helping us create the Volunteer Village

 

Presbyterian Outlook

 

http://www.pres-outlook.com/

The Presbyterian Outlook Foundation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for religious, charitable, literary and educational purposes. Its principal activity is the publication of The Presbyterian Outlook.

 

Synod of the Northeast

 

http://www.synodne.org/

Synod of the Northeast (our’s) Home Page – it provides a variety of helpful resources and announcements to programs of benefit to local congregations and their leaders.

 

 

U.S Congregations

 

http://www.uscongregations.org/

U.S. Congregations is a religious research group staffed by religious researchers and sociologists who are conducting the U.S. Congregational Life Survey.  Provides interesting and helpful insights into congregational life.