Archive for June, 2013

Muslim/Presbyterian Covenant

Monday, June 24th, 2013

The Ecumenical and Interreligious Work Group has been working with The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) to develop a covenant relationship between the two communities. The covenant was approved by the Presbytery Assembly on June 18, 2013. Here are suggested activities to consider in living out the covenant established between the¬†Presbytery of […]

Higgins Scholarship Recipients for the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Friday, June 21st, 2013

During his lifetime, William H. Higgins gave financial assistance to many students at McCormick Theological Seminary. At the time of his death, he left a bequest to continue his support of those preparing for professional leadership in the church. This bequest is called the Higgins Scholarship Fund and has been administered by a committee accountable […]

June 18, 2013 Assembly

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

In June, Chicago Presbytery celebrated the future of the church, as it examined and approved ¬†for ordination five young adult teaching elders. The assembly approved a covenant between the Presbytery of Chicago and the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago. The Empower Ministry Mission Priority Leadership Team introduced the recipients of Higgins Scholarships. In […]

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