‘Caustic and demonizing’: Jewish groups denounce PCUSA calling Israel an ‘apartheid’ state

"Rabbi Eric J. Greenberg of the... Simon Wiesenthal Center claims that the largest Presbyterian denomination in the U.S. is bearing false witness.... Jackie Subar of the Anti-Defamation League argued that the resolution 'will have serious and damaging consequences to PCUSA's relations with the Jewish community.'" - CPost

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44% of PCUSA ministers say they aren't trained to handle mental health issues in church: survey

"A PC(USA) minister survey on mental health issues found that 44% of the 4,507 pastors surveyed reported that they 'have not been trained to recognize mental health concerns or how to minister to those individuals and families who face them.'" - C.Post

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PCUSA lost 50K members, 120 congregations in 2019; celebrates apparent slowing of decline

"From 2018 to 2019, PC(USA) went from approximately 1,352,000 active members to approximately 1,302,000 members....The number of congregations belonging to PC(USA) also declined, going from 9,161 in 2018 to 9,041 in 2019. This is around 400 fewer congregations than the denomination had in 2016." - CPost

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