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…

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…

The Sudan and The Republic of South Sudan

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

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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…

SESSIONS

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…

#neighborhood

“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…

Annual Reports

It’s time for Annual Reports again!   The GA online statistical program is located at http://oga.pcusa.org/stats.  Clerks will use the same “user name” and “password” as they have used the past few years.  Please note the the password should contain an…

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Register for LeaderFest 2018

The Master’s Plan We’ve all heard the alarming statistics about the church’s demise in American culture.  Even though the population is growing, the church seems to be dying.  While many of the reasons are complex, one of them is very…

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#GIVINGTUESDAY

Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to supporting ministry and mission both locally and around the globe.  On Tuesday, November 28th join Shenango Presbytery as we support our South Sudanese brothers and sisters. South  Sudan is in the midst of a terrible…

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