Washington County Presbyterian Church Wants Out Of PC(USA)

(Post Gazette) Both sides in the case of a Washington County church that obtained a temporary restraining order against Washington Presbytery have agreed to work out ground rules that will enable them to negotiate further about when and how Peters Creek Presbyterian Church can leave the Presbyterian Church (USA). Read more...

Because the “Trust Clause” of the PC(USA)’s constitution gives the local Presbytery the right to a church’s property should the congregation decide to leave the denomination, expect more fights like this one. One such fight in Ohio now has the state’s Attorney General involved. The story….