Calling Each Other ‘In’: Racial Justice and the PC(USA)
Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice recently published an interview with the former Stated Clerk, Gradye Parsons, regarding the PC(USA), race relations of the past and present, and where he's hoping to see us go. Read more.
National Council of Churches Podcast
This interview with former Stated Clerk, Gradye Parsons, gives a sense of Gradye’s vision for the church, its role in the National Council of Churches, and how he views his tenure as Stated Clerk and the man who has been elected to follow him, Rev. J. Herbert Nelson. Listen now.
News & Statements
Presbyterians and other faith leaders believe peace and reconciliation are possible in Colombia, despite three generations of war and trauma
Sep 22, 2016
On Friday, September 16, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos applauded the efforts of Presbyterians and other faith communities during a large interfaith gathering he hosted. And, he called on the ...
Sep 20, 2016
Another video has emerged on a police dash camera showing Tulsa, Oklahoma, police shooting an unarmed forty-year-old African American male. The shooter was a white female. Tulsa Police Chief Chuck ...
Sep 15, 2016
On Tuesday night Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) Stated Clerk J. Herbert Nelson, II preached during the opening worship of the Presbyterian Mission Agency board meeting. Using Romans 8 and 9 as ...
PC(USA) Stated Clerk sends letter of support to Presbyterian Church of Columbia in the wake of peace accord
Sep 13, 2016
We rejoice at the prospect of peace for your country that has lived at war for more than fifty years. The peace accord reached by the Colombian government and the ...
Aug 29, 2016
The Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson III, Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), in conjunction with the Rev. Irvin Porter, associate in the Office of Native American Intercultural Congregational ...
About the Stated Clerk
The Stated Clerk of the General Assembly is the Chief Executive of the Office of the General Assembly. This department manages Stated Clerk's correspondence and travel schedule, provides staff services to the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly, provides personnel management for the Office of the General Assembly and manages the budget for the Office of the General Assembly.
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- Sign-ons and letters from Gradye Parsons
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- Misrepresentations about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
- The Changing Church - Gradye Parsons at the 2013 Eastern and Western/Central Regional Benefits Consultations