Presbyterian News Headlines For The Week Ending March 31, 2012
[Editor's note: I have decided to start a weekly rundown of news stories related to, or that have implications for, the various Presbyterian branches. My blogging time has been restricted lately and while I would love to comment at length on a few of these I probably will not get to them in a timely manner. I do however reserve the right to do so if I get around to it.]
PC(USA) Santa Barbara Presbytery lays the groundwork for a Union Presbytery with ECOSanta Barbara Presbytery Letter and web site
In an effort to retain the viability of the presbytery a union presbytery between the PC(USA) and ECO is proposed.
The Synod PJC of the Synod of the Pacific found that San Francisco did have the authority and acted in good faith in dismissing a church with their property. [I have already posted my summary and analysis]
The 30th anniversary of the Sanctuary Movement was celebrated at the originating church, Southside Presbyterian Church of Tucson, Arizona.
With the harder economic times congregations in the Church of Scotland have been suffering metal thefts at the rate of more than one a week. The church is working with risk management companies to put deterrents in place.