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PNews 8/4/22

August 4, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

What’s Love Got to Do with It? The most important ingredient of a strong abiding relationship between pastors and their congregations is love. Not just any kind of love will do. A pastor needs to love the congregation just as …


What’s Love Got to Do with It?

August 4, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, August 4, 2022 What’s Love Got to Do with It?  Many of you know I like to use popular songs as sermon titles. Last Sunday my …


Escaping the Echo Chamber

July 28, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 28, 2022 Escaping the Echo Chamber The January 6 hearings have revealed a great deal of what went on in the White House in the …


PNews 7/28/22

July 28, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Escaping the Echo Chamber We cannot grow if we listen only to voices that declare what we already believe to be true; however, we tend to gravitate to voices and viewpoints that confirm our own already-settled convictions. When we stay …


A Time to Reflect

July 21, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 21, 2022 A Time to Reflect Last week you received my letter indicating my plan to retire at the end of this year. Such decisions …


225th General Assembly Action Highlights

July 14, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 14, 2022 225th General Assembly Action Highlights This year’s General Assembly convened over the period of June 17 through July 9. Committees met in person …


PNews 7/14/22

July 14, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

225th General Assembly Action Highlights This year’s General Assembly convened over the period of June 17 through July 9. Committees met in person in Louisville, then the entire assembly met in plenary online to discuss and act on committee recommendations. …


PNews 7/7/22

July 7, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Domestic Abuse Overture Goes to GA At the February Presbytery meeting, the Pittsburgh Presbytery approved a motion to send a Domestic Abuse Overture to the 225th General Assembly regarding removal of guns from domestic abusers. The overture was written by …


PNews 6/30/22

June 30, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Fear Fear is a compelling, controlling power in our lives. Too often, we make decisions in life based in fear instead of trusting the life path we are called to in Jesus Christ. This is not faithful. Faithfulness is living …


PNews 6/23/22

June 23, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Fear Fear is a compelling, controlling power in our lives. Too often, we make decisions in life based in fear instead of trusting the life path we are called to in Jesus Christ. This is not faithful. Faithfulness is living …