A New Way for a New Day

Reframing the Dialogue on Sexuality in the Church 2005 Northwest Regional Conference October 15, 2005 Address by Susan R. Andrews Pastor, Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, MD, & Moderator of the 215th G.A. My great escape is reading fiction, and luckily I am blessed to have a wonderful woman in my congregation who reads 5 […]

Eros and Ethics

Susan R. Andrews Sermon, Friday Evening November 5, 2004 Song of Solomon, Chapter 2 I Corinthians 6:12-23 My first year in seminary, I found myself teaching sex education to a bunch of junior highs in a Congregational Church outside of Boston. It was the early 1970’s, and the only denominational curriculum available was that produced […]

The Church We Are Called to Be and Become

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Address – Friday Afternoon, November 7, 2003 THE CHURCH WE ARE CALLED TO BE AND BECOME Susan Andrews Moderator of the 215th General Assembly Presbyterian Church (USA)   Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And […]

Confessions of an Evangelical Liberal

Confessions of an Evangelical Liberal  Address to the Covenant Commissioner Convocation Dinner 214th General Assembly Columbus, OH June 14, 2002 Sponsored by the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Susan Andrews Pastor, Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Bethesda, MD  It’s hard to believe how different things feel this evening than they did just twelve months ago, when Amendment […]

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.