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PNews – 11/19/20

November 19, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery True Power: Might or Meekness? This coming Sunday, the last before Advent, the church marks the festival of the Reign of Christ, sometimes called “Christ the King Sunday.” John declares that Jesus was able to humble …


Out with the Old! In with the New!

November 19, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, November 12, 2020 Perhaps from this title a reader would expect that I am addressing the stalled presidential transition. But I am referring first of all …


PNews – 11/12/20

November 12, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery When Our Side Loses? Four years ago, half of our country was overjoyed at the presidential election outcome, while the other half reeled in dismay. Last week the tables turned – those who rejoiced four years …


When the Vote Doesn’t Go Our Way

November 12, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, November 12, 2020 Four years ago, half of our country was overjoyed at the presidential election outcome, while the other half reeled in dismay. In those …


Ordinary Christianity in Extraordinary Times

November 5, 2020 | Posted in COVID-19 Resources, Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, November 5, 2020 Charles Dickens famously begins his Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Today we …


PNews – 11/5/20

November 5, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery How Can “Ordinary” Church Life Engage Today’s Extraordinary Political Moment? Being united in Christ is utterly ordinary for people who follow Jesus. Division is not natural for us, even though it has always been our nemesis. …


Justice Corner – 10/29/20

October 29, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, Justice Corner

A Periodic Update on the Justice Work of Pittsburgh Presbytery This month Garfield Community Farm, Plant Five For Life and Beulah Presbyterian Church partnered to plant over 100 trees on the historic Beulah property. Since 2016 the Peacemaking Ministry Team …


PNews – 10/29/20

October 29, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery How Is the Apostle Peter Related to the Pandemic? Peter has many famous moments in the bible, none more so than his denial of Jesus after his arrest. In this week’s letter, Living Life Under Stress, Rev. Brian …


A Call to Prayer for the Election

October 29, 2020 | Posted in Announcements, Weekly Newsletter

A Call to Prayer for the Election Amid these unprecedented times, our nation is engaged in one of the hallmarks of our democracy: a Presidential election.  Since 1789, our country has held elections in all manner of circumstances with a …


Living Life Under Stress

October 29, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian R. Wallace Associate Minister October 29, 2020 Peter has many famous moments in the bible, none more so than his denial of Jesus after his arrest.  In this week’s letter, Rev. Brian …