eLink News – June 3, 2008

Meetings and Events This Week:
June 3 – 9:30 AM Council Meeting, Highland Church
June 4-6 – Synod Summer Conference, Westminster College

Note: Office staff will be attending portions of the Synod Summer Conference June 4-6 at Westmisnter College. We will post return times on the front door, but you can always leave us a voice mail if you stop by and the office is closed.

Joys
Debbie Forsberg has been the Resource Center Director for the Presbytery for 8 years.

Opportunity to Learn about the “Partnership for the Missional Church”
14 congregations in Shenango Presbytery have been involved in missional church renewal during the past several years. 4 congregations (Clen Moore, Third New Castle, Bell, and Christ) are presently involved in “Partnership for the Missional Church” with Church Innovations. The president of Church Innovations, Pat Keifert, is the keynote speaker for the Synod Summer Conference at Westminster College on June 4 – 6. You are welcome to hear Dr. Keifert speak in the Witherspoon Room of the McKelvey Student Center at 10:00 am on Thursday and Friday (June 5 – 6). For more details on the schedule click on the blue button at the bottom of our homepage.

Attend Worship at the Synod Summer Conference
Worship at the Synod Summer Conference is open to the public. If you didn’t register for the conference, but would still like to participate in worship check out the schedule by clicking on the blue button at the bottom of our homepage.

Keep up with GA
You can keep up with the events at the upcoming General Assembly meeting by clicking the GA button on our homepage or the “News & Events” page of our website.

Speaker Available
Rachel Weller is in the area for the summer. She is available to speak on Ethiopia. You can reach her at wellerachel@gmail.com or on her cell 724-815-7246.

Presbytery Bicentennial — “Celebration Choir” — Calling all singers!to sing in a Celebration Choir for our Presbytery Bicentennial Celebration worship service to be held on Sunday, July 27, 2008.
A choir rehearsal will be held on Friday evening, July 25, 2008 at 7:30 PM at the Unity Presbyterian Church at Greenfield (1857 Mercer West Middlesex Road, Route 318) –halfway between West Middesex and Mercer. Music will be provided. Come and join your voice in celebration!

Book Sale at Third, NC This Week
They are still collecting books and will be through Wednesday. Sale dates and hours are as follows: Thursday, June 5 10:00 to 6:00 Friday June 6 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday June 7 10:00 to 2:00 If there are any questions, call Judy at the church 724-659-6683.

Presbytery Scholarship Recipients Announced- Congratulate any recipients that you know:
$1200:
Addison Domske, New Wilmington Pres WC
Brett Glavey, First Pres, Sharpsville WC
Ryan King, East Main, Grove City GCC
Katie Tomko, Lebanon UP, Mercer WC

$750:
Janet Brocklehurst, Bethany, Mercer GCC
Nate Hunter, New Wilmington Pres WC

$500:
Samantha Clark, Covenant, Sharon GCC
Stephanie Finnegan, Bethany, Mercer WC
Miriam Karavias, East Brook GCC

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