URC ministers conference focuses on the ordinary

  About 45 ministers met for a United Reformed Church pastors conference, held from June 1-3, 2015, at Westminster Seminary California (WSC). With a theme of “The Ordinary Ministry,” it was appropriate for Dr. Michael Horton (Escondido URC, Escondido, CA) to speak on Monday evening about his recent book, Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, … Continue reading URC ministers conference focuses on the ordinary


Conference for “Ordinary” ministers

Sunny southern California will be the setting for the 2015 URCNA Ministers’ Conference, scheduled for June 1-3 at Westminster Seminary California (WSC) in Escondido. To encourage regular pastors to continued faithfulness, this year’s theme is “The Ordinary Ministry.” Conference organizer Rev. Andrew Compton explains why that theme was chosen. “Perhaps as a sort of push-back … Continue reading Conference for “Ordinary” ministers

URCNA Synod 2012-13: Emeritation

Emeritation may seem an obscure word, but it simply has to do with retirement, and in the case of this year’s URCNA Synod, the retirement of ministers. Synod London 2010 formed a committee to study the issue and that committee brought its report to Synod Nyack 2012. The advisory committee made several editorial changes and … Continue reading URCNA Synod 2012-13: Emeritation