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A Pastoral Statement on the Judges 19 Hebrew Exegesis Ordination Exam

Dear Community in Christ, Several within our community have voiced concerns over a decision about the PC(USA) ordination exams proctored this month from the Presbyteries’ Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates (PCC). The only text option for those taking the exegesis examination is a text from Judges 19 that features dehumanization, rape, and the murder of a sexual assault victim,…

Top Five Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss our February 2nd Gathering!

In no specific order, here are FIVE reasons you do not want to miss our February 2nd Presbytery Gathering! Commissioners have the opportunity for voice and vote on the business of the presbytery. Here is a glimpse of some of the highlights. #1: Keynote on The Global Climate Crisis and the Biblical Response! Leading our first keynote education hour in…

Why Meet Twice in February

The Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy typically holds four Stated Meetings per year. We meet two Thursdays and two Saturdays per year, meeting in February, May, August, and November. These gatherings will all have a theme and include an educational component to them. We move in ministry engaged and informed together, and always begin in Worship. There are occasions that will require…