GAPJC Ordination Rulings

STATEMENT FROM THE CO-MODERATORS of the COVENANT NETWORK OF PRESBYTERIANS We would like to express gratitude for the hopeful step forward taken in two recent rulings from the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission, following hearings on July 29 in Louisville. As a result of these rulings (details of which may be found at on the […]

Welcoming the Amended Book of Order

While the deadline for reporting results to the Stated Clerk is July 10 – one year from the adjournment of the 219th General Assembly, which sent them to the presbyteries, and the same day that amendments to the Book of Order go into effect – all the proposed amendments have already received approval from a majority of the […]

PCUSA Leaders Address the Church on the Approval of Amendment 10-A

“It is Jesus Christ who calls individuals to ordained ministries, and all those who are called to ordained office continue to acknowledge Jesus as Lord of all and Head of the church. It is this same Jesus Christ who is the foundation of our faith and to whom we cling.”

25 Former G.A. Moderators Issue Letter to the Church

“Some of us have worked and prayed for this change to happen, and some of us have worked and prayed that the current wording in the Book of Order would hold firm. But all of us fervently hope that the church will move forward as a unified and missional expression of the Body of Christ.”

Gratitude for the Passage of Amendment 10-A

As of May 10, 2011, the amendment to G-6.0106b proposed by the 219th General Assembly (2010) has received the affirmative votes of a majority of the presbyteries. The Covenant Network Board of Directors has issued a statement.

The Mind of Christ

Bill Lytle, Moderator, 190th GA UPCUSA  (1978) was invited to preach at the Meeting of the Presbytery of San Jose on April 2, 2011. Philippians 2:1-8 Paul’s letter to the Philippians is not the only one in which he refers to troubles in the churches he had founded.    His first letter to the church at Corinth […]