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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…

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…

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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…

Official Call to the September 27, 2016 Stated Meeting of Shenango Presbytery

The next stated meeting of Shenango Presbytery will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock.   Reminders: This is a shared evening with Ruling and Teaching Elders from Beaver-Butler presbytery, to our south.  We’ll fellowship,…

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EGYPTIANS AT SANDY LAKE TONIGHT Seven young Christian leaders from the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt (Synod of the Nile) are here in the States on a 17 day study tour of the Presbyterian Church USA. Between Sept. 6- 23…

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South Sudan Matching Challenge

Two elders in one of our congregations have challenged our presbytery to match their $20,000 mission gift by September 27 for immediate food relief in South Sudan through our mission partners.   BACKGROUND   Many folks are aware that Shenango…

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