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This Week

  • June 17- 10:00 AM Church & Community Committee, Presbytery Office
    1:00 PM Christian Education Committee, Presbytery Office
  • June 19- 12:30 PM Preparation for Ministry Committee, Presbytery Office
  • June 23- 6:30 PM Presbytery Meeting, 1st New Castle

News from the Presbytery Office

2 Days Left to Apply for Youth NWMC scholarship

The scholarship that is being offered in lieu of this year’s Youth Event will enable a small number of junior and senior high students (who are first-time attendees) to attend the New Wilmington Mission Conference for FREE- we are covering the $310 registration fee! Applications were mailed to churches a few weeks ago, and are due to the Presbytery Office by this Friday, June 19th. This is an amazing opportunity to get your youth involved in the best thing happening in our backyard- encourage them to apply today!

What Are You Doing in Sunday School?
We now have exciting new materials for Sunday School and mid-week programs available at the Presbytery Office.
New- Wee Believe for PreSchool – Leader’s Guide including Resource Pages
Revised and Updated– We Believe for Elementary Students – Leader’s Guide and Resource CD
Brand New!– FAQ – Faithfully Asking Questions – for younger youth – Leader’s guide and Student’s Book (The We Believe Survey Courses for this age group are still available. These new materials are for churches that prefer a quarterly format.)
Also Brand New!– “Faith Questions” – a mini-course for older youth based on questions posed by youth around the Presbyterian Church (USA)
Margaret and Debbie will be happy to show these resources to anyone interested in improving their faith fomration programs.

News from Our Churches

5th Annual Community Yard Sale
Sat. June 27, 8:00-noon at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, 2426 Scrubgrass Rd, Grove City. Free to sellers. Coffee, pop, and hotdogs offered along with a youth bake sale. To reserve a free space call: 814-786-7004 or 814-786-7578. For sale by the church: 3′ x 4.5′ slate ($25) and 20′ Christmas tree ($50).

A Successful Book Sale
Third Church had a very successful Book Sale. We wish to thank all those who donated books and bought them. All proceeds go toward their Mission Projects.

Needed / Offered

CE/Youth Director Needed
Third Presbyterian Church in New Castle is looking to hire a part time CE/Youth Director. For more information call the church at 724-658-6683.

Director of Children & Youth Ministries – Highland, New Castle
Full time position with a local Presbyterian purpose-driven church. Experience and education required. Please request a full job description at hiprch@verizon.net.

First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, PA is seeking a Director of Children & Youth Ministries
Candidates must be committeed to Jesus Christ, possess a college degree, have a passion for children & youth & their spiritual development & possess the ability to communicate with kids & adults. This position will be responsible for developing and overseeing ministries/activities for students from Pre-K through college. Emial letter of application, resume with contact info for 3 references to fpcgreenville@verizon.net. Deadline is June 25, 2009. Any questions, please call the church office at 724-588-6520.

Published by shenangopresby

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

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