Justice Corner

Justice Corner

Justice Corner is an opportunity for us to periodically share the latest activities and updates for the Justice Ministries of Pittsburgh Presbytery. For more information on those programs, please visit our Justice Ministries page.  If you would like to get involved, please contact Elder Ralph Lowe, Director of Justice Ministries.


Without Undue Delay

May 6, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, May 6, 2021 Our “Directory for Worship” instructs that children’s baptism should be administered “without undue haste or undue delay.” (Book of Order W-3.0403) Such a …


Nominate Candidates for Senior Vice Moderator for 2022

May 4, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Information and Nomination Instructions


Nominations Being Accepted for YAAD for GA

May 4, 2021 | Posted in Announcements

Nominate a young adult from your congregation to be our presbytery’s Young Adult Advisory Delegate (YAAD) to General Assembly (GA) in 2022.


The Long Haul

April 29, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 29, 2021 Twenty-five years ago Rev. Harry Hassall published a guide for new church member orientation, Presbyterians: People of the Middle Way. In it he …


PNews – 4/29/21

April 29, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Are We Prepared For the Long Haul? For Presbyterians, the way forward in times when we differ involves engaging each other respectfully across our differences, as we seek common ground. We trust that God’s Spirit will …


Solidarity or Distancing?

April 22, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 22, 2021 In last week’s letter I noted how eyewitnesses to the risen Lord turned the world upside down. According to biblical records, those that …


PNews – 4/22/21

April 22, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Will We Work For Justice? Like the political and economic leaders confronted by the Easter message during the days of the apostles, those of us who enjoy privileged positions in our current order may well acknowledge …


PNews 0 4/15/21

April 15, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery What Have You Seen? A good lawyer will try to seat multiple witnesses in trial proceedings, each of which provides detail that supplements what others have reported. Similarly, the witness of the Gospels is strengthened rather …


What Have You Seen?

April 15, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 15, 2021 Before his crucifixion, Jesus’ primary agenda with his closest followers is to make them disciples. Followers. He seeks to change their way of …


The Most Blessed of Believers

April 8, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 8, 2021   The Lord is risen! He is risen indeed! This familiar Easter litany, dating back to the church’s earliest days, is more than …