Margaret Aymer led several sessions of Contextual Bible Study at the 2012 Convocation of Peacemakers. This documents contains transcriptions of the many notes that were created by multiple small groups throughout the study of the Beatitudes from the Gospel of Matthew.
At the close of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the church’s Israel/Palestine Mission Network (IPMN) wishes to reflect on the results of the GA and to thank all of our friends, supporters, and the hundreds of church commissioners who took a stand for human rights and justice in the Holy Land last week by voting according to their consciences, and not according to their fears.
Stony Point Presbyterian Church recently completed a year of studying the controversial topic of gun violence. This document contains reflections on their process, their conclusions, and the story of the remarkable way this often-divisive issue has brought their congregation closer together.