by Janet DeVries This morning I’d like to talk about the larger world in which Christianity finds itself, and through the work of Presbyterian mission and partnership around the world, so do we. Last November, I spoke with you about the history of Presbyterian mission work in Egypt.  Then in February, Marshall Zieman and I […]


July 9, 2013 Greetings Grace Presbytery! We are looking forward to our time together this-coming Saturday, July 13th, at First Presbyterian Church in Tyler. Members of First Presbyterian are busy preparing to host the meeting, and they are excited to welcome all of you. Registration begins bright and early at 7:30 am and is followed […]


Have you asked yourself lately… … what’s up with my church, presbytery, denomination? … how do I make sense of Presbyterian beliefs and governance? … what could I do to make a difference in my church or community? … how can I be a more faithful disciple of Jesus Christ? … what skills could I develop […]


From the Board of Pensions’ The Board Bulletin – At its June 29 meeting in Philadelphia, the Board of Directors of The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved an increase in Traditional Program dues, effective January 1, 2014, and a change to the medical dues model, effective January 1, 2015. The direction for […]