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…

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Meet the International Peacemaker Born to Dinka parents, Achol Majok Kur Kier is not inclined to conform to expectations that define her culture. Strong-willed, at a young age she refused the matrimonial candidate her parents had hand-picked from within their…

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Hurricane Harvey Response Harvey made landfall late Friday and early Saturday as a category 4 hurricane, and though downgraded now to tropical storm status, remains dangerous as it continues to churn inland into Texas.  Damage in and near Rockport and…

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Elmarie & Scott parker will be visiting Shenango Presbytery August 5 – 8, 2017  The Parkers will share stories of the churches in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon and how these churches are sharing Christ’s love even with those considered enemies….

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