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Presbyterian Roots of North Korean Ice Hockey

Presbyterian Roots of North Korean Ice Hockey

In 1933 American and Korean hockey teams met in Pyongyang, North Korea on the frozen Taedong River. 

Charitable Giving by Gen X and Millennials Increasing

Charitable Giving by Gen X and Millennials Increasing

Charitable giving has long been the domain of wealthy industrialists and their foundations after a lifetime of achievements. But the profile of today’s philanthropists is changing: Increasingly, they are Gen Xers and millennials who are reinventing what it means to do good. They want more than just their name on the donors’ wall; they want to see real and measurable results. In Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors Are Revolutionizing Giving, authors Sharna Goldseker and Michael Moody examine the future of giving in these young hands.

Love on Ash Wednesday

Love on Ash Wednesday

 
"In one of those beautiful and strange holy day coincidences, this year Ash Wednesday, which inaugurates the Christian season of Lent, falls on the same day as Valentine’s Day, a holiday with obscure origins that may or may not include a martyred saint, but that now has become synonymous with love.
 
What next?  Easter on April Fools Day?  Oh… wait.   Well, more about that later.
 

Recipe for Church Inclusion Seminar

Recipe for Church Inclusion Seminar

Dates & Time: 
Mar 03, 2018
 
Three Ingredients that Will Guarantee a Place of Belonging with Persons of Varied Abilities.
 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM at Pointe North Church 110 Bilo Drive - Suite C, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
 
Location: 
Pointe North Church, 110 Bilo Drive - Suite C, Moncks Corner, SC 29461

An Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day Dilemma

The Origins of Lent

The Origins of Lent

 
The tradition of Lent can be traced back to the 2nd century. During this season, new Christians would prepare for baptism through fasting and study. By the year 325 AD, the time of preparation had been extended to 40 days and entire congregations practiced Lenten disciplines as a sign of Christian discipleship. Church consensus determined that the Lenten period of renewal should correspond to Christ’s forty-day fast. These Christians counted forty days back from Easter (excluding Sundays), to determine the time frame of the Lenten journey.
 

5 Facts About African American's Religious Lives from the Pew Research Center

Two Generations Unfamiliar Positive Advances in Christian-Jewish Relations

Two Generations Unfamiliar Positive Advances in Christian-Jewish Relations

For centuries, Europe and North America were the centers of Christian and Jewish populations and the sources of religious leadership. However, today most Christians reside in Central and South America, Africa and Asia while Christians in Europe and North America are older, and their numbers are declining or barely holding steady.

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

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Wed, Feb 28, 2018 - 08:00 am
By invitation; ATS is marking the 20th anniversary of the Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative with a ga

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