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General Assembly Summary Publications Planned
04 May 1996 16:05:57
96115 General Assembly Summary Publications Planned
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Office of the General Assembly (OGA) and the General
Assembly Council's Office of Communication (OC) have announced their plans
for the two traditional post-General Assembly summary publications --
"Assembly in Brief" and the wrap-up edition of "The General Assembly News."
"1996 Assembly in Brief"
"Assembly in Brief," a 12-page bulletin-insert-size summary of the
June 29-July 6 General Assembly meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., is a joint
publication of OGA and the Presbyterian News Service (PNS).
This year it will be designed and written by the Rev. Vicki Fogel
Mykles, former director of communications for the Synod of the Rocky
Mountains, and edited by the Rev. Jerry Van Marter, PNS coordinator.
To be mailed the week after the Assembly adjourns, "Assembly in Brief"
costs $7 per 100 copies.
Wrap-up edition of "The General Assembly News"
The wrap-up edition of "The General Assembly News," a 12-page
newspaper, is produced by the OGA's General Assembly Newsroom staff. The
manager of the Newsroom in Albuquerque will be Jane Mead, former director
of communications for the Synod of the Northeast.
Reporters on the Newsroom staff include Van Marter; Alexa Smith and
Julian Shipp of the PNS; John Sniffen, director of communications for the
Synod of the Mid-Atlantic; the Rev. William Lancaster, director of
communications for Foothills Presbytery in South Carolina; Jane Hines,
director of communications for the Synod of Living Waters; the Rev. Robert
Bolt of the staff of New Castle Presbytery in Delaware; Midge Mack, former
editor of "Communiqu‚," the newspaper of the Synod of the Covenant; Peggy
Rounseville, a veteran reporter from Dallas; Nancy Borst, director of
communications for Presbyterian Mariners; and the Rev. Rob McClure,
director of communications for the Synod of Alaska-Northwest. Staff
photographer is Ann Rowe, a Presbyterian photojournalist from Albuquerque.
The wrap-up edition of "The General Assembly News" will also be
available the week after the Assembly adjourns and costs $1 per copy or $50
per 100 copies. Express mail will be available for an extra charge.
Information about how to order either or both publications is
available by writing the Office of the General Assembly, 100 Witherspoon
Street, Room 4430A, Louisville, KY 40202-1396; by phoning (502) 569-5360;
or by faxing (502) 569-8005.
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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