Archive for April, 2015

New Presbytery Community Organizer Approved

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

On April 14, the Presbytery Coordinating Commission (PCC) unanimously approved the recommendation of the Presbytery Community Organizer Search Committee that the Rev. Dr. Barbara A. Wilson be elected to serve as the POC’s first Presbytery Community Organizer. Dr. Wilson holds Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from McCormick Theological Seminary and is an […]

Equipping Leaders for a Transformed Church

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Participants Reflect on Certification Courses Submitted by Rev. David Boumgarden, Naperville River Glen On the weekend of January 30 and 31st, members of 4 congregations of Chicago and Blackhawk Presbyteries and several additional pastors, took time to invest in their churches future. They were all participating in the second course of the newly-created certificate program […]

April 18, 2015 Meeting Summary

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Clerk’s Summary: Download the Clerk’s Summary of the Assembly Meeting as a bulletin insert to share with your congregation. Meeting Summary April 2015 General Assembly Moderator Message Download the Moderator Heath Rada’s message to the Assembly Meeting Moderator Chicago Presbytery Speech April 2015

Promotion of Social Righteousness through Erie House: The Presbyter’s Pen

Friday, April 10th, 2015

By Rev. Bob Reynolds, Executive Presbyter Before praying the invocation at the 145th Anniversary of Erie Neighborhood House last month, I reminded banquet guests that Erie has deep Presbyterian roots. It was important to acknowledge this because changed funding patterns over the years have diminished general awareness of Erie’s origins. But, this is a mission […]

L.E.A.D. 2015 draws 400+ for Music, Worship, & Workshops

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Inspired and Energized with New Ideas Written by Natalie Beglen Photos courtesy of Jake Moomaw, McCormick Seminary Warming up their voices and centering their hearts and minds is how attendees at L.E.A.D. began their day on Saturday, March 7. We will walk with God my brothers, we will walk with God We will walk with […]

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