Tag Archives: October 2020

PNews – 10/22/20

October 22, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery Loyal to the Emperor or to God? In Matthew 22:15-22, Jesus’ opponents try to corner him by asking if taxes should be paid to the Emperor. This question is something we still struggle with.  Do our …


Honoring the Image

October 22, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, October 22, 2020 My father passed away last Friday, October 16. His obituary is published at https://www.musmannofh.com/listings. Rather than trying to prepare a new weekly article …


PNews – 10/15/20

October 15, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery The United or the Divided States? The essential mark of love is that we do not abandon. When we love each other, we commit to staying the course together. Anything and anyone that seeks to divide …


On Earth as in Heaven?

October 15, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, October 15, 2020 “God is love.” (1 John 4:8) It is the bedrock of God’s self-revelation to Moses. (Exodus 34:6-8) It is the core message of …


PNews – 10/8/20

October 8, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery What Now? In this week’s meditation, Seven Months In – The Church’s Response Today to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge collaborates with Rev. Carol Divens Roth and Elder Mark Roth to reflect on …


Seven Months In – The Church’s Response Today to the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 8, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, October 8, 2020 Last weekend brought the COVID-19 pandemic into new limelight, as the President became ill with COVID, and many in his inner circle were …


PNews – 10/1/20

October 1, 2020 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery What’s the Difference? What difference does it make to follow Jesus? Our world is currently more politically polarized than at any time in recent history. This enmity is manifest in many nations, but it is especially virulent …


The Difference Jesus Makes in a Polarized World

October 1, 2020 | Posted in Letters from General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, October 1, 2020 What difference does it make to follow Jesus? As a child I was taught (whether intentionally or not): “It’ll save you from going …