Seeking Justice, and Benefits, For Surviving Spouses of Church Workers

For the past several months, the Covenant Network of Presbyterians has been working together with the Rev. Janet Edwards and our friends at More Light Presbyterians on an important effort to correct a lingering injustice. We are pleased to announce, with the cooperation of the Board of Pensions, steps toward a solution. But we need […]

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 […]

Board of Pensions approves benefits for same-gender partners

In response to the urging of the 219th GA (2010), the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted to extend spousal and child benefits to same-gender domestic partners of Benefits Plan members.