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N.C. minorities remain worried after religion bill is pulled

N.C. minorities remain worried after religion bill is pulled | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) A resolution to allow North Carolina to defy the Constitution and establish a state-sanctioned religion may be dead in the state capitol, but minority faiths say there’s more than enough reason to remain nervous.
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The Slingshot: An urgent call to help reach survivors - Religion News Service

The Slingshot: An urgent call to help reach survivors - Religion News Service | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Aid agencies rush to reach Nepal victims. GOP candidates dial up evangelical fears. The Bible Museum's new collections director elevates its scholarly mettle.
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Susan Fox and Jessica McClintock | The changing landscape: Placement in the PC(USA) - The Presbyterian Outlook

Susan Fox and Jessica McClintock | The changing landscape: Placement in the PC(USA) - The Presbyterian Outlook | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Susan Fox and Jessica McClintock
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Presbyterian Women (Part 2)

200 Years of Presbyterian Women Presbyterian Women have a mission, a voice, and a place in the church. This video is an introduction to the history of ...
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DOUG TILTON: Piecing Together the Puzzle

Partnership in mission can be a puzzle, but it's beautiful when the pieces come together. Doug Tilton, Presbyterian mission co-worker, tells how the Dorkasy ...
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Ken Kovacs on Pastoral Identity: Sounding Through

This post is part of a blog series on Pomomusings, discussing pastoral identity. To read about the series, as well as get a full schedule of participants, click here.
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Mark Oestreicher on Pastoral Identity: Through the Lens of Belonging

Mark Oestreicher on Pastoral Identity: Through the Lens of Belonging | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
This post is part of a blog series on Pomomusings, discussing pastoral identity. To read about the series, as well as get a full schedule of participants, click here.
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World Mission financial shortfall: Will PC(USA) mission co-workers be recalled? - The Presbyterian Outlook

World Mission financial shortfall: Will PC(USA) mission co-workers be recalled? - The Presbyterian Outlook | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE – Unless Presbyterians step up and give more money, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) may be forced to recall about one-fourth of its mission co-workers deployed internationally by 2017.
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This Week in God, 4.25.15

This Week in God, 4.25.15 | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
One Republican candidate raised the idea of an American theocracy under a "secular church" -- which seems like a brazen oxymoron.
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Oakmont Presbyterian Church to celebrate 50th anniversary - Hoover Sun

Oakmont Presbyterian Church to celebrate 50th anniversary - Hoover Sun | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Oakmont Presbyterian Church, at 1817 Patton Chapel Road in Hoover, celebrates its 50th anniversary as a church this year. The celebration will be on Sunday, May 17. The celebration begins at 9 a.m. and continues to 3 p.m.
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Mary Robinson arrives at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) - Black Mountain News

Black Mountain News Mary Robinson arrives at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church Black Mountain News Mary Katherine Robinson has been called a senior minister at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church and began her ministry April 20 as the 19th head of...
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Rhashell Hunter receives life membership award from Presbyterian Women

Rhashell Hunter receives life membership award from Presbyterian Women | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE (PNS) The Rev. Rhashell Hunter, director of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)’s Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries, was honored with the Presbyterian Women Honorary Life Membership Award during the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board meeting...
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Presbyterian Mission Agency Board affirms Purdue as location for 2016 Youth Triennium

Presbyterian Mission Agency Board affirms Purdue as location for 2016 Youth Triennium | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Presbyterian Mission Agency Board affirms Purdue as location for 2016 Youth Triennium
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'Praying with Our Feet' by Young Adult Volunteer AmyBeth Willis

'Praying with Our Feet' by Young Adult Volunteer AmyBeth Willis | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Originally Published in the April 2015 edition of Presbyterians Today in her column 'A Young Adult Volunteer's Journey.' Watch for her next column in the May edition of Presbyterians Today.
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Presbyterian Women (Part 1)

200 Years of Presbyterian Women Presbyterian Women have a mission, a voice, and a place in the church. This video is an introduction to the history of ...
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The Cowboy Sunday School Minister

The Cowboy Sunday School Minister | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
“…To a great many people, ‘Go ye into all the world’ means only going to China, Japan, Africa, or to some distant place across the sea; but to the Sunday school missionary it means going into the most isolated and neglected parts of his field…It...
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Living History--Melva Costen Part 2

Dr. Melva Costen, wife of former PC(USA) General Assembly moderator James Costen, talks about her musical life inside and outside the Presbyterian church.
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Scott Clark on Pastoral Identity: Lessons from Janie

Scott Clark on Pastoral Identity: Lessons from Janie | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
This post is part of a blog series on Pomomusings, discussing pastoral identity. To read about the series, as well as get a full schedule of participants, click here.
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Mihee Kim-Kort on Pastoral Identity: Being Grateful

Mihee Kim-Kort on Pastoral Identity: Being Grateful | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
This post is part of a blog series on Pomomusings, discussing pastoral identity. To read about the series, as well as get a full schedule of participants, click here.
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Presbyterians kick-off weekend of worship and advocacy to end exploitation

Presbyterians kick-off weekend of worship and advocacy to end exploitation | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Presbyterians kick-off weekend of worship and advocacy to end exploitation
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PC(USA) calls on Indonesian government to halt execution of Mary Jane Veloso - The Presbyterian Outlook

PC(USA) calls on Indonesian government to halt execution of Mary Jane Veloso - The Presbyterian Outlook | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE (PNS) Mary Jane Veloso, a 30-year-old Filipino woman convicted of alleged drug trafficking, has been transferred to a detention center on Indonesia’s Nusakambangan Island, where she awaits execution by firing squad pending an appeal process. “Mary Jane’s lawyers were planning to submit an appeal on Monday [April 27] based on new evidence, specifically that she was a victim of human trafficking. They hurriedly submitted their appeal, a mere 10 minutes before the courts closed on Friday
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Presbyterian Historical Society: The Presbyterian Beginnings of Fundamentalism

Presbyterian Historical Society:  The Presbyterian Beginnings of Fundamentalism | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Note: The following blog post is the first of three that will run this year on Fundamentalism and Presbyterians. The second, on the Scopes Monkey Trial, will run in June and the third in September--DK
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First Presbyterian Theater's 'Nunsense' finds hilarity among the holy - News Sentinel

First Presbyterian Theater's 'Nunsense' finds hilarity among the holy - News Sentinel | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
First Presbyterian Theater's 'Nunsense' finds hilarity among the holy News Sentinel WHAT: In this funny musical, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 sisters with the vichyssoise she prepared, and the remaining sisters are in...
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An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale... - Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

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J. Herbert Nelson Stands with Striking workers, remarks as prepared

J. Herbert Nelson Stands with Striking workers, remarks as prepared | THINKING PRESBYTERIAN | Scoop.it
Opening Speech given by Reverend Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Rally for a Good Jobs NationWednesday, April 22, 2015 (remarks as prepared) Today, I am happy to represent the faith community in affirming that all work matters and that all workers...
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