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Sexual harassment in the church

Creating a place for truth-telling

When the news about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment became public, women flooded social media with the hashtag #MeToo. In solidarity with women who were harmed by Weinstein, women shared their personal stories of being emotionally and physically demeaned by men…

By Susan Maxwell Rothenberg | Presbyterians Today

After synagogue shooting, Presbyterians share shock, grief; stand in solidarity with neighbors

By Paul Seebeck and Mike Ferguson | Presbyterian News Service – October 29, 2018

LOUISVILLE — One of the first things Presbyterian minister the Rev. Susan Rothenberg did once she knew what the “pop, pop, pop” sound was four houses down at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh was to text the Rev. Dr. Vincent Kolb…

Unglued Church: A Faithful Response to Church Decline

August 13, 2016

When Sarah Robbins accepted her first call, at Dormont Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, she knew it would be a challenge. The church had been experiencing declining membership, deteriorating facilities and dwindling finances. While she hoped that she might bring new life to the congregation, she realized that couldn’t happen unless she talked about death and resurrection…