Statement of the Covenant Network Board on Overture 50 (Item 11-05)

Since 1997, the Covenant Network has worked toward a church as generous and just as God’s grace. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to work for access to ordination and marriage for all God’s children, and grateful the church has seen fit to extend that grace and justice these past few years. We […]

Columbia Seminary Faculty: A Call to the PC(USA)

Recalling the pain of previous Presbyterian schisms, the faculty of Columbia Theological Seminary has issued a statement, Our Witness to Christian Love: A Call to the PC(USA), reminding the church of Jesus’ teaching: “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” We are grateful for their witness.

Resources on Church Unity Available

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians, from its founding, has had a twofold mission. We have worked for both the full inclusion of LGBTQ people in the life and leadership of the church and the real and manifest unity of that church. Sometimes these two goals seem in tension, but the value of either depends on the other. For either to matter, the church must be whole… Today, we post a collection of resources that we hope will assist those working for unity in their presbyteries.