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 […]

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.

Why I Support Amendment 10-A

Dr. Mark Achtemeier: Amendment 10-A will (1) bring peace to our Presbyteries by halting the endless succession of battles over proposed amendments to the Constitution; (2) remove divisive ambiguity from the Book of Order, sparing our church huge amounts of costly litigation in the church courts; (3) help us become the kind of faithful church where divisive issues can be handled more graciously and productively than we have seen in the recent past.

Covenant Network and Presbyterians for Renewal Issue Joint Call to Prayer

As presbyteries consider Amendment 10-A, the boards of directors of Presbyterians for Renewal and the Covenant Network of Presbyterians have invited all Presbyterians to join in a Call to Prayer for our church and a joint commitment to conduct the upcoming discussions “in a manner worthy of the calling to which we have been called.”