The Middle Governing Body Commission: questions and answers
Posted at July 16, 2010 4:46 p.m. in ga 219 , general assembly , mgb , middle governing bodies
New Form of Government questions and answers
Posted at July 15, 2010 5:46 p.m. in form of government , general assembly
Civil union and marriage issues questions and answers
Posted at July 14, 2010 5:39 p.m. in civil unions , ga 219 , gay marriage , general assembly
Actions on Middle East peace questions and answers
Posted at July 13, 2010 5:47 p.m. in 219th general assembly , middle east , mrti , peacemaking
Ordination standards questions and answers
Posted at July 12, 2010 3:51 p.m. in 219th general assembly , constitution
Post General Assembly pastoral letter from Moderator and Stated Clerk
Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Posted at July 10, 2010 12:33 p.m. in ga219
GA approves ‘Breaking Down the Walls’ report on Middle East
The 219th General Assembly approved the recommendation of the Middle East Peacemaking Issues Committee on Friday regarding the report “Breaking Down the Walls,” which spotlights the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The full Assembly action followed a unanimous decision by the committee to accept an amended version of the report, which came to it from the GA Middle East Study Committee (MESC).
Posted at July 10, 2010 12:32 p.m. in ga219 , middle east study committee
GA 219 closing worship
In his sermon based on Rev. 22:1-6 at closing worship of the 219th General Assembly (2010), the preacher charged each member of the congregation in the plenary hall to go home and sit by the metaphorical River of Life and ask, “What would God have me do?”
Posted at July 10, 2010 10:55 a.m. in ga219 , worship
Committee on Health Issues closes out Friday business
The report of the Assembly Committee on Health Issues closed out a long evening of business on Friday at the 219th General Assembly (2010).
Among the items approved by the Assembly was an overture encouraging all Presbyterians, especially pastors and church leaders, to be tested for HIV to help eliminate the stigma associated with such testing.
Posted at July 10, 2010 10:53 a.m. in ga219 , health
Moderator bestows smart new title on those considering polity business
After considerable debate and two votes on an authoritative interpretation of authoritative interpretations, the Moderator of the 219th General Assembly (2010) informally bestowed a new title on all in attendance Friday night.
Posted at July 9, 2010 11:49 p.m. in ga219 , gapjc