The Business of the 220th GA: Keep Moving Forward!

Removing G-6.0106b and other impediments to the ordained service of LGBT Presbyterians, and upholding the unity of the church:  from our founding in 1997, these two goals have been the focus of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, and these two goals will again guide our approach to the issues being considered by the 220th General […]

Rejoicing over GAPJC Decision!

The Board of Covenant Network is deeply gratified that the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission today upheld  the decision of the Presbytery of San Francisco to ordain Lisa Larges as a Teaching Elder in the church.  This decision brings to a final conclusion roughly four years of litigation over the presbytery’s authority to find Lisa […]

GAPJC to consider Larges ordination

Few servants of the Presbyterian Church (USA) have experienced such a long and winding road to ordination as Lisa Larges.  On April 27, the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission will hear arguments in yet another proceeding arising from objections to the decision of the Presbytery of San Francisco to ordain her. The Presbytery’s Counsel has submitted this […]

New Guidelines for Examination Published

As sessions and presbyteries begin to implement the revised Form of Government, including the substitution of G-2.0104b for the obsolete G-6.0106b, the Covenant Network of Presbyterians offers an updated edition of its resource Guidelines for Examination of Church Officers.

From the Covenant Network Board

The Board of Directors of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians has issued the following statement concerning its purpose and mission:

A Personal Perspective on Scott Anderson’s Ordination

Much has been said and written about the ordination of Scott Anderson this past weekend at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Madison, Wisconsin. Covenant Network’s Interim Executive Director, Nancy Enderle, offers her reflections about this momentous event.