eLink News – February 3, 2009

This Week:
February 4- 12:00 PM Intro to PMC Luncheon for Pastors, West Middlesex
February 6- 9:00 AM PMC Planning Group, Presbytery Office

Special Opportunity
Philip Jenkins, professor at Penn State, is one of the most important writers on the dramatic emergence of the church in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. 70% of the world’s Christians are now found on those continents. He will be speaking at 9:30 AM at the Grove City College Chapel on Thursday, February 12.

Interested in Carpooling to the Equipping Pastors Retreat next week?
There are interested parties in both Ellwood City and Grove City – if you would like to share a ride, please contact Rev. Teresa Kendall at 724-752-8892.

Mission Speaker Available
Michael Weller, PC(USA) missionary in Sudan and Ethiopia, will be living in Pittsburgh the next couple of years while his wife Rachel is pursuing a degree in nursing. He is our Liaison for the Sudan and will be visiting there in February. He is available to preach in your church and speak to Sunday School class and other groups about the Sudan. Contact him at mswelleret@gmail.com or (412) 728-1306. You can read about the Wellers and their family at http://www.pcusa.org/missionconnections/profiles/wellerm.htm

PW Churchwide Gathering
The prophet Joshua promised “God will do Wonders Among You!” You are invited to join thousands of women (and a few men) at the 2009 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women to see how this promise is ours today. Dynamic speakers, inspiring worship and Bible study, and workshops covering mission, leadership, personal spiritual growth and more will nurture and challenge us July 11-15 in Louisville, KY. Visit http://wwww.pcusa.org/pwgathering for details and registration forms or contact Ruth Marshall, 724-368-8589 for more information.

Secretary Wanted
Neshannock Presbyterian Church of New Wilmington is seeking a church secretary. This is a part-time position of 23 hours/week. Inquiries are welcome at 724-946-2081, or 330 W. Neshannock Avenue, New Wilmington, PA 16142.

Church Secretary Wanted
CHURCH SECRETARY needed to provide secretarial and administrative services to the pastor and professional church staff. Must be a professing Christian and possess good interpersonal, writing and computer skills. Hourly position with no benefits for 15 hours per week. Send resume by February 25 to: Center Presbyterian Church, 333 Center Church Road, Grove City, PA, 16127 or e-mail resume to: bwoodman.2@gmail.com.

Part-Time Music Director Wanted
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Grove City is looking for a part-time music director, stipend $25 a week. This person would pick out music and lead choir rehearsal. We have an accompanist and the choir numbers around ten. A person with conducting training would be a plus. Anyone intersted should contact Rev. Nicola Vitiello at 973-897-7813.

Summer Staff Wanted
The Camping Association is seeking summer staff for Camp Lambec and Westminster Highlands. For more information, please see the publications that are available on the News & Events Page of our website at http://www.shenango.org/News/index.htm.

Handbells Wanted
The Bell Choir of Hillside Presbyterian Church in Greenville, is looking to complete a 3 octave set of handbells. The needed handbells are:F4, F#4, E4, D4, D#4, C4, C#4, B6, C7, C#7. We would prefer information on Schulmerich bells, but would consider other companies as well. Please contact Connie Greenfield, 724-588-6449, jwgreenfield@verizon.net.

Soup Supper
Unity Presbyterian Church, 1857 Mercer W Middlesex Road, Mercer, PA 16137 is sponsoring a Soup Supper on Saturday, February 14, 2009 from 2 PM to 5 PM to benefit the camp scholarship fund. Donations are adults $5.00; children 6-12 $2.50; children under 5 eat free. Bring your own soup mug or bowl and a spoon and enjoy. Dessert is included.

Published by shenangopresby

The Presbytery of Shenango serves 49 churches in Mercer and Lawrence Counties of western Pennsylvania.

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