Is there room in the PC(USA) for those of differing orientations?

Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner … The hushed question that we are cautious to articulate is whether the church will be able to give bearings to and accommodate those of differing orientations. Will you and I and those who differ from you and me be able to find our way home from the landmark of our church? Is […]

From Richmond to Richmond

FROM RICHMOND TO RICHMOND A Gathering of the Covenant Network March 28, 2004 Stephen R. Montgomery It’s good to be back home. There’s a part of me that is surprised that I would say that– for two reasons. There’s the “home” part.  Though my formative years were only two blocks away from here, over on […]

A Chaos of Uncalculating Love

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Sermon – Friday Morning, November 7, 2003 A Chaos of Uncalculating Love Kenneth E. Kovacs Pastor, Catonsville Presbyterian Church, Maryland   It might come as a surprise that at the end of his life, the venerable Karl Barth (1886-1965) reflected upon the Christocentric nature […]

What Would Jesus Do?

What Would Jesus Do? Address to the Commissioner Convocation Dinner 213th General Assembly Louisville, KY June 8, 2001 Sponsored by the Covenant Network of Presbyterians  Freda Gardner Professor Emerita of Christian Education Princeton Theological Seminary Moderator of the 211th General Assembly Excerpts from this address appear in Covenant Connection Vol. 4, #3. In Anne Lamott’s […]

The Narrow Door

1999 Covenant Conference Morning Worship, November 5, 1999 Sermon The Narrow Door Luke 13:22-30 Jon M. Walton Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church Wilmington, Delaware A few summers ago I was in Europe and as all tourists do, I visited several of those innumerable castles that are there. But after awhile one castle starts to look like […]