Six Church Leaders Join CNP Board’s Ministry of Equipping, Advocacy in 2019

Six church leaders reflecting a range of gifts and experiences — from seminary faculty and staff to pastors of churches large and small — will join the Covenant Network of Presbyterians board in 2019. Each brings wisdom, knowledge and prophetic hope for transformation in the PCUSA.

In 2018, Progress and Lives Changed. In 2019, Hope … and Hard Work

What a year it has been for LGBTQIA people in the PCUSA! And what a year for us at the Covenant Network of Presbyterians. So much has been accomplished … because of you… 2018 has been a year when openly gay and lesbian ministers have found more opportunities to serve—as ministers, elders and deacons; in […]

Trans and Gender Non-Binary People #WontBeErased — A Statement From the Board of Directors

We, the Board of Directors of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, say to all our trans and gender non-binary friends in the church today: We see you. Indeed, you are us. We all stand together as God’s people, sharing in love and faith. You will not be erased—not from our church and not from our lives.

Read the complete statement by the Board of Directors of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians.

Covenant Conversation: Boise — Coming November 2-3

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians is undertaking a new effort in partnership with congregations and councils around the country to speak a hopeful and helpful word into anxious times for church and society. Covenant Conversations will help Presbyterians live into a new day in the church’s life, bringing communities together to talk about being church for ALL God’s people.

Our first Covenant Conversation is next month in Boise, Idaho, in partnership with the Presbytery of Boise. Register here.

A New Day for LGBTQIA People in the Church: General Assembly Unanimously Approves Overtures

It is a new day in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Today, commissioners to the 223rd General Assembly (2018) approved two historic overtures. One affirms and celebrates the gifts of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the church. Another affirms the rights and dignity of people of transgender, non-binary and people of varying gender identities.

Committee Recommends Historic Affirmations of LGBTQIA People in Church and Society

Three overtures that strengthen the church’s witness to the rights, dignity and gifts of people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities in unprecedented ways were approved by a committee on Monday at the 223rd General Assembly (2018) in St. Louis.