PCUSAPresbyterian Church (USA, formal denominational name)
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Conference of Catholic Bishops and four Reformed churches (the Christian Reformed Church in North America, the PCUSA, the Reformed Church in America, and the United Church of Christ) in 2010 completed an ecumenical dialogue on baptism and signed an agreed statement mutually recognizing one another's baptism when conducted with water and the scriptural trinitarian formula.
For more than an hour on Sunday, church members provided testimony for and against leaving PCUSA, some of it tearful.
Hungerman finds that, all else equal, a one-dollar decrease in county-wide per-capita welfare spending leads to an increase of 40 cents in a PCUSA congregation's per-member spending on local charitable projects on average.
Abraham Foxman put it well: While he "welcomed" the decision to overturn an "umbalanced" resolution that had "targeted" Israel and caused "hurt," he noted that "there are still many issues pertaining to the Israeli-Palestinian situation that separate the PCUSA and the Jewish community which need resolution.
In 1970 the PCUSA issued a study report which regarded abortion as help for unwanted pregnancies and in 1972 language regarding "personal choice" and "responsible decision" regarding, abortion began to appear in church documents.
Similar preconference meetings continued until the 1958 merger with the PCUSA.
S: (14) the Lutheran Church in America, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA, The Episcopal Church, the United Methodist Church, the Moravian Church in America Southern Province, the Moravian Church in America Northern Province, the United Church of Christ, the Orthodox Church of America, the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, the PCUSA, the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the Reformed Church in America, the American Baptist Churches in the USA, and the Church of the Brethren USA.
Nid=450&Charset=big5, originally published in China News Update: The China Program, PCUSA online resources; and Yu Jianrong, "Das Christentum und die Stabilitat der chinesischen Gesellschaft," Duihua--mit China im Dialog 22 (2014), 3-4.
By a vote of 310 to 303, the PCUSA General Assembly, meeting in Detroit, called on the church's foundation and pension board to divest from Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola Solutions.
They are poised to place the policy of PCUSA on a collision course with Israel's survival.
Bill Perman, also a PCUSA clergyperson, and the mother of two school-aged girls.