In ages past, everyone knew what to expect at a funeral. But those once-familiar practices have begun to change.
The Pension and Benefits Board serves the Presbyterian Church family by managing the pensions of ministers, members of the diaconate and staff of various church institutions. It also manages the medical and dental plan for both active and retired members eligible for the benefits of that plan. The pressures on [...]
General Assembly is about the business of the church and that business seems dry to many. This year, along with the much anticipated and expected conversation on sexuality, usual amounts of time were spent on money and grammar. Still, only the most cynical would mock the assembly as pointless. Really [...]
We have all been shocked by the attacks in Paris on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and on shoppers in a Jewish grocery. They are assaults on our core values in a democratic society, values which are dear to our hearts. Paris is a Western city which many of us [...]