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223rd General Assembly–Day 3

Day two of committee meetings is in the books. Surprisingly, my committee 12, Middle East Issues ran ahead of schedule most of the day. The overtures I thought would be hotly debated passed easily and the ones I the thought would pass easily were hotly debated. In the end, they all went the way I ...

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223rd General Assembly–Day Two

The morning began with a trip to Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church, PC(USA) on a bus with some other commissioners. Upon arrival, I was warmly greeted by several members, told about things without having to ask, and introduced to the table with homemade cookies and coffee. I talked with several people and sat in the back of ...

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223rd General Assembly–Day One

I arrived in St. Louis yesterday and began my work with the 223rd General Assembly of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) today. The PC(USA) is alive and well despite what some may think. In preparation for my committee assignment, Middle East Issues, Committee 12, I elected to attend the Presbyterians for Peace in the Middle East breakfast. We had ...

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