Presbytery News


PNews – 08/13/20

August 13, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery How Do We Truly Become Unified? Mark 3:25 says “If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.“ Divided we are easily manipulated to resentment, anger, superiority, and distrust. Where and how do we …


On Baptism and Ordination in a Time of Pandemic

August 6, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, COVID-19 Resources

July 2020 Many people are inquiring about how to celebrate the sacrament of baptism and services of ordination/installation in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Office of Theology and …


PNews – 08/06/2020

August 6, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Are We Going to Atrophy or Adapt? A titan of our age was laid to rest last week. John Lewis kept going moving forward undeterred throughout his life, no matter how much resistance he faced. Likewise, the …


The Legacy We Leave

August 6, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, August 6, 2020 A titan of our age was laid to rest last week. He was small in stature, but mighty in influence. Georgia Representative John …


Awareness and Transformation: What is implicit bias?

July 31, 2020 | Posted in Announcements

Episode 3: What is implicit bias? (July 2020) Remember the state representative from Ohio who asked if African-Americans are contracting coronavirus at higher rates because they don’t wash their hands as well?  In this episode, Ralph and Brian point to …


Saying Yes and Saying No

July 29, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, July 30, 2020 The world that God creates, redeems, and renews stands under a great big divine “Yes!” When God declares everything in creation as “good” …


PNews – 7/30/20

July 29, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Which Denials Underlie Our Affirmations? If we are to be Christ’s faithful followers and authentic ambassadors, we must be a people marked first and foremost by saying “Yes!” Yet beneath every “Yes” we utter lies a …


CPM News for July/August of 2020

July 28, 2020 | Posted in Announcements

CPM News for July/August of 2020 Highlights: Meet Adrien! CPM Deadlines for Appearing before CPM Ordination Exam Schedule/Reminders Enneagram Assessment Option Sermon Recording Opportunity CPM Staff Contact Information and CPM Webpage Meet Adrien – After many years of faithful service, …


“Processing the Pandemic” sponsored by the North Branch and Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry – Tuesday August 18th at 2:00pm

July 27, 2020 | Posted in Branch News

  To say we are living in unprecedented times would be a vast understatement.  Between the economic uncertainty, social unrest, and global pandemic 2020 has been a year for the history books.  The events of this year are impacting everyone, …


PNews – 7/23/20

July 23, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Is the Familiar Gone for Good? We are all waiting for “life to go back to normal”. But what was normal doesn’t exist anymore. And we have no idea what the “normal” we’re headed for is going …