Jackson Sun 11 Jan 1980

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Jackson Sun 11 Jan 1980 - Presbyterian Members of the two largest...
Presbyterian Members of the two largest Presbyterian denominations in the United States, representing 20,000 Presbyterians in West Tennessee, are planning a historic meeting next week. For the first time, the moderators of the general assemblies of the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. and the Presbyterian Church in the United States will be together in concurrent meetings of the Presbytery of West Tennessee (UP-CUSA) and the Presbytery of Memphis (PCUS). The two churches are the result of a split in the Presbyterian denomination at the begining of the Civil War, with the Presbyterian Church in the United States a des groups schedule historic meeting cendant of the Confederacy-backing church and the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., the Union church, said Robert D. Williams, chairman for ecumenical relations of the Memphis Presbytery. He said the general assemblies of the two denominations met concurrently this past May in Kansas City, Mo., and it was suggested there that the present meeting be held. On the evening before the Presbyteries meet, there is to be a popular meeting of Presbyterians from this area. That meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday at Evergreen Presbyterian Church in Memphis. Concurrent meetings of the two Presbyteries will be held at Idlewild Presbyterian Church in Memphis, beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday. According to a press release, the meeting will open with a worship " service led by the moderators of the two Presbyteries, Ruling Elder Boyd Maize of German town Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Robert Phillips, pastor of Dyer Presbyterian Church. After the worship period, the Presbyteries will celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion, administered by Maize and Phillips. Moderator of the national United Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. is the Rev. Howard L. Rice, professor of ministries at San Francisc Theological Seminary in San Ansel-mo, Calif. Moderator of the national Pres byterian Church in the United States is the Rev. Albert C. Winn, pastor of Second Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Va., and former professor and president of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. "For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,, teaching us that, dening ... we should. . ," (Titus 2:1 1-14.) God's grace teaches. The application of that teaching in our lives by obedience to the things taught will give us access to the blessings of God's grace. We must know what the grace of God teaches, which

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  1. The Jackson Sun,
  2. 11 Jan 1980, Fri,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 6

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  • Jackson Sun 11 Jan 1980

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