GAPJC to consider Larges ordination

Few servants of the Presbyterian Church (USA) have experienced such a long and winding road to ordination as Lisa Larges.  On April 27, the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission will hear arguments in yet another proceeding arising from objections to the decision of the Presbytery of San Francisco to ordain her. The Presbytery’s Counsel has submitted this […]

SPJC Upholds Presbytery’s Decision to Ordain Scott Anderson

The PJC of the Synod of Lakes & Prairies has upheld John Knox Presbytery’s decision in February 2010 to approve Scott Anderson for ordination as Minister of the Word and Sacrament. Mr. Anderson is a partnered gay man.

That’s For Sure

“We have spent the last 30-odd years arguing about sexuality – at least, that’s what we think we are arguing about. But over the years I have come to believe that the crux of the issue is not what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered. The crux of the issue, for us, is what it means to be Presbyterian.” read more…

Living in the Body

What General Assembly Called Us To Be and To Do A Plenary Dialogue Between Cynthia M. Campbell, President, McCormick Theological Seminary, and Douglas A. Nave, Esq., Member of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York  Covenant Network Annual Conference – 2006 Broad Street Presbyterian Church Columbus, Ohio November 10, 2006 Cynthia We are very grateful to […]

What Are You Looking For?

Sermon Doug Nave Covenant Network Conference November 3, 2005 Memphis, TN The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!”  The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus.  When Jesus turned and saw […]

Overture Advocates’ Presentation

At the 2001 General Assembly, Overture Advocates from 26 presbyteries collaborated on a presentation to the Committee on Church Orders and Ministry, explaining why the deletion of G-6.0106b is faithful to Presbyterian tradition and necassary for the health of the PC(USA). Read the presentation, or view the PowerPoint slides.