PORTERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania presbytery has dismissed
a church from the Presbyterian Church (USA) so it can join a more
Members of the Portersville Presbyterian Church north of Pittsburgh voted 115-3 to leave the mainline denomination and join the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
The PC(USA)'s Beaver-Butler Presbytery had previously dismissed
another church, but that one is pending a court dispute over financial terms of the split.
The Pittsburgh presbytery has similarly split with three of its churches in recent months.
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