Rejoicing over GAPJC Decision!

The Board of Covenant Network is deeply gratified that the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission today upheld  the decision of the Presbytery of San Francisco to ordain Lisa Larges as a Teaching Elder in the church.  This decision brings to a final conclusion roughly four years of litigation over the presbytery’s authority to find Lisa […]

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 […]

Synod PJC upholds San Francisco Presbytery’s decision – again

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians rejoices in the decision of the Synod of the Pacific Permanent Judicial Commission (SPJC) moving Candidate Lisa Larges one step closer to ordination as a teaching elder. The SPJC ruled this week that the Presbytery of San Francisco’s approval of Ms. Larges for ordination “is constitutionally valid.” Ms. Larges’ first trip […]

GAPJC Ordination Rulings

STATEMENT FROM THE CO-MODERATORS of the COVENANT NETWORK OF PRESBYTERIANS We would like to express gratitude for the hopeful step forward taken in two recent rulings from the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission, following hearings on July 29 in Louisville. As a result of these rulings (details of which may be found at on the […]