Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"Some of the principles articulated by John Calvin remain at the core of Presbyterian beliefs. Among these are the sovereignty of God, the authority of the scripture, justification by grace through faith and the priesthood of all believers...
Presbyterians are distinctive in two major ways: they adhere to a pattern of religious thought known as Reformed theology and a form of government that stresses the active, representational leadership of both ministers and church members."
"Presbyterian 101: A general guide to facts about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)," www.pcusa.org (accessed July 28, 2008)
"The denomination has set four mission priorities for the next phase of our life as the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.):
Evangelism and Witness
Justice and Compassion
Spirituality and Discipleship
Leadership and Vocation"
"Who are we?," www.pcusa.org (accessed July 28, 2008)
2.3 million members, 10,000 congregations (as of July 30, 2008)
Linda B. Valentine, Executive Director
# of Offices:
Six (Headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky)
# of Staff:
14,000 ordained and active ministers; 400+ other staff