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2 edition of We Presbyterians = found in the catalog.

We Presbyterians =

Fred M. Agyemang

We Presbyterians =

Ye̳n Presbyterianfo

by Fred M. Agyemang

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Published by Select Publications and Promotions in Accra-North, Ghana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Presbyterian Church of Ghana.,
    • Presbyterian Church -- Ghana.,
    • Ghana -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      In English.

      Other titlesYe̳n Presbyterianfo.
      Statementby Fred Agyemang.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX9162.G5 A49 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2276178M
      LC Control Number89166429

      The current Book of Order contains Rules for Assembly, Acts of Assembly, and Forms for Discipline as amended through the 39th General Assembly (). To navigate the volume online, use the bookmarks panel on the PDF. A spiral-bound printed edition will be available for order soon at In plain language, the Book of Order of the PCUSA states that all ordained officers in the church must practice “fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman or chastity in.

      The Presbyterian Historical Society's collections include archival records, Presbyterian Children Coloring Book, A Bicentennial Celebration! J Read More. Blog Post We Speak for Ourselves: What Samuel Cornish Learned from John Gloucester. Febru We are grateful for the many ways in which Presbyterians serve to grow God’s reign, and we pray this new resource will help that work continue. Tools & Resources video: Book interview with liz theoharis.

      As I pick up my blog series on the PCUSA, I want to consider the question of why we Presbyterians, given that we share the same Bible, differ so widely on the issue of gay ordination.   Who We are in Christ, Facing the 21st Century. We, the members of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, in order to carry out God’s mission and move forward together into the next century, profess our life together in Christ and our desire to .


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