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Kenneth E. Bailey, Th.D.

Kenneth E. Bailey, renowned New Testament scholar, seminary professor, author, Presbyterian career missionary, and international lecturer, died on Monday, May 23, 2016, at age eighty-five after a short illness involving some weeks of hospitalization and a brief period of palliative…

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Rev. Ralph Hawkins

Members and friends of Shenango, Grace and peace to you in this hope-filled Easter season. I am both honored and energized by my election this week as our next Executive Presbyter and Stated Clerk.  In the words of the old…

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The Sudan and The Republic of South Sudan

Shenango Presbytery has had a partnership with The Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church since 1994.  Sudan contains one of the oldest communities of Christians in Africa, who have suffered some of the worst persecutions in the world.  After a vote for…

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Greetings from Portland, Oregon

Greetings from Portland, Oregon, and the 222nd meeting of our PCUSA General Assembly. Elected commissioners, presbytery leaders, and folks from all around the country (and the world) are meeting in the Oregon Convention Center for a week of worship, mission…

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The following Two-Minute Challenge was offered at our recent stated Presbytery meeting.   Nearly everyone in this room tonight is a member of a session, because nearly everyone here is a Ruling or Teaching Elder.  “Session” is our Presbyterian term for the…

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“The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood.”  (John 1:14, The Message)   The New Testament reports, “When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.”  That happened once in first century…

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South Sudanese Arrive After more than a week of travel complications resulting from violence in the South Sudan capital of Juba, our Presbyterian South Sudanese partners have finally arrived in the United States.  Pictured below are Rev. Deng Bol Ataem, Madam…

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Register for the Fall 2016 Pastor Retreat!

Reading Poetry for Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Leadership October 3-4, 2016 at Villa Maria Conference Center  Rev. Dr. Richard Haney Executive Director of Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship “Reading poetry is a time-honored way of learning to pay attention to words, metaphors,…

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Official Call to the June 28, 2016 Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Shenango

The next stated meeting of Shenango Presbytery will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church in New Castle.   Important Items Before Presbytery Include: Visit from Lynn & Sharon Kandel, Presbyterian mission co-workers in South Sudan First…

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