General Church News


PNews 5/30/24

May 30, 2024 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

2025 Minimum Terms of Call and Benefits Policy Information This spring, as most, if not all of you know, the Board of Pensions announced the most significant changes to the benefits plan of the PC(USA) since it was established in …


May 2024 Presbytery Meeting Letter

May 16, 2024 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Carla L. Campbell Stated Clerk and Congregational Support Associate Thursday, May 16, 2024 Dear Presbytery, Pittsburgh Presbytery will come together on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. in the Hicks Memorial Chapel at …


PNews 5/9/24

May 9, 2024 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Two Simple Lessons At this point in the life of the church, there is a lot of which we have no control. And as frustrating as it is, there isn’t much we can do about any of them. We have two options: …


Two Simple Lessons

May 9, 2024 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian Wallace Associate Minister for Emerging Ministries & Acting Head of Staff Thursday, May 9, 2024 Two Simple Lessons I’m a cat dad.  I can’t say this is really a choice I made …


PNews 5/2/24

May 2, 2024 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

My Perspective on Presbytery Living In her office at the Presbytery, Associate Minister Rev. Louise Rogers has a photo of each church in the South Branch that makes up her prayer wall. The pictures highlight the wide array of styles …


My Perspective on Presbytery Living

May 2, 2024 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Louise Rogers Temporary Associate Minister for Congregational Support Thursday, May 2, 2024 My Perspective on Presbytery Living The time has flown by this past year and a half as I have been working …


The State of the Presbytery: Spring 2024 Edition

April 25, 2024 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian Wallace Associate Minister for Emerging Ministries & Acting Head of Staff Thursday, April 25, 2024 Dear Friends- There is a lot going on in the life of Pittsburgh Presbytery, and we’re about …


PNews 4/25/24

April 25, 2024 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

The State of the Presbytery: Spring 2024 Edition There is a lot going on in the life of Pittsburgh Presbytery, and we’re about a month away from the Presbytery meeting. So rather than wait for the Acting Head of Staff report …


Board of Pensions Information and Guidance

April 10, 2024 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian Wallace Associate Minister for Emerging Ministries & Acting Head of Staff Thursday, April 14, 2024 Dear Friends- I often used this space to reflect on a biblical, theological, or leadership concept that …


Delay in Malawi and South Sudan Pilgrimage

April 4, 2024 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian Wallace Associate Minister for Emerging Ministries & Acting Head of Staff Thursday, April 4, 2024 Dear Friends- With disappointment, I share with you the news that the planned pilgrimage of our tripartite …