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Weekly Newsletter – “PNews”

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Communications from the General Minister

This “Sheldon Shares” page is collection of recent letters and special communications from the General Minister of Pittsburgh Presbytery, Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge.


PNews 7/22/21

July 22, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Proclamation of the Gospel in a Time of Pandemic Proclamation of the gospel in a time of pandemic requires us to be clear about the difference between a “gospel” that promises us a haven sheltered away from our troubles and …


Proclamation of the Gospel in a Time of Pandemic

July 22, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 22, 2021 Proclamation of the Gospel in a Time of Pandemic The first of the church’s “Great Ends” is “the proclamation of the gospel for …


PNews 7/15/21

July 15, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Essentials We have only dim ideas of what the post-pandemic church will ultimately look like. But this much we know – the church will survive and thrive only to the extent that it stays true to its essentials. Will the …


Essentials

July 15, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 15, 2021 Essentials  First principles. Foundations. Roots. We use various terms to describe things that are indispensable to our operations, our products, our projects, and …


Awareness and Transformation: Juneteenth and Critical Race Theory

July 8, 2021 | Posted in Announcements, Justice Corner

  Season 2, Episode 3: What We Learned in 2020 (February 2021) America celebrated two federal holidays within two weeks. The Fourth of July, a holiday for almost 250 years, and Juneteenth, one just celebrated for the first time this …


PNews 7/8/21

July 8, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Awareness and Transformation America celebrated two federal holidays within two weeks. The Fourth of July, a holiday for almost 250 years, and Juneteenth, one just celebrated for the first time this year. Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorates the emancipation of the …


PNews 7/1/21

July 1, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

In Dependence Deliverance from tyranny is a central theme of salvation. But it’s not just about what we are set free from – it’s also about what we are set free to. God sets us free not to make us …


In Dependence

July 1, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 1, 2021 In Dependence Today Canadians celebrate their 1867 grant of self-governance within the British Empire, and on Sunday the United States marks its national …


PNews 6/24/21

June 24, 2021 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Working Together What are we doing to meet the challenge of working together in our current situation? If you are in ministry of any kind, you also need a weekly gathering for reading, study, and prayer with colleagues. If you …


Working Together

June 24, 2021 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, June 24, 2021 Working Together “We are God’s servants, working together.” (1 Corinthians 3:9) This declaration by Paul follows his discussion of how the members of …