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PNews – 3/11/21

March 11, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Together or Alone? We have been walking mainly alone for the past year through the COVID pandemic. Even when we come together, we are separated – “social distancing,” we call it. Alone, together. Jesus reminds us …


The Lonesome Valley

March 11, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, March 11, 2021   Jesus walked this lonesome valley He had to walk it by himself Oh, nobody else could walk it for him He had …


PNews – 03/04/21

March 4, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Are We Fleeing or Fighting? The Gospel of Mark moves Jesus from the Jordan to the wilderness via catapult. Many of our most formative forces are just that – forces. We like to think we are shaped …


The Wilderness Way

March 4, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, March 4, 2021 The Gospel of Mark moves Jesus from the Jordan to the wilderness via catapult. The Spirit casts him there immediately following his baptism, …


PNews – 2/25/21

February 25, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Do We Practice What We Preach? One good reason to work together in ministry is mutual support, to be sure. Yet we do so also to make visible the values of God’s realm in how we …


Partners In Ministry

February 25, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, February 25, 2021 Together. Our Lord has called us to work together in proclaiming the Good News in word and deed. When Jesus sent out his …


The Church of What’s Happening Now

February 18, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, February 18, 2021 Years ago comedian Flip Wilson did a hilarious sketch with Redd Fox in which they played ministers in the “The Church of What’s …


PNews – 2/18/21

February 18, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Are We Grieving the Past, Fixated on the Future, or Living in the Present? In this pandemic season we face a new sort of challenge. Not only do we continue to wrestle with longings to return …


PNews – 2/11/21

February 11, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Is Our Foundation Quake Proof? Over the past year our world has been thoroughly shaken. Calamities stemming from climate change, political unrest, and a global pandemic can on their own disrupt our lives. But together they have amounted …


Unshakable Foundations

February 11, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, February 11, 2021 God is shaking everything! So said the ancient Hebrew prophets to God’s people, as well as to the surrounding nations. Haggai considers this …