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This Week

  • October 15- 1:00 PM Sudan Trip Meeting, Presbytery Office
  • October 19- 3:30 PM Nominating Committee, Presbytery Office
  • October 20- 7:00 PM Committee on Ministry, Neshannock, NW

News from the Presbytery Office

Message from Debbie Blane, our new missionary at Nile Theological College, Sudan

Dear Friends,
A note to let you know that I am safely in Sudan! I have a two bedroom apartment to live in right now – it is older, but the design is a good one. Am being cared for, today I got a new SIM card for the cell phone that I purchased in Nairobi. In the meantime the college has wireless, Praise God! I would love to hear from you, it may take me time to get back to folks so please don’t feel neglected if you don’t hear from me for a while.
Many Blessings, Debbie
You can follow Debbie’s journey on her new blog: http://revviedebbie.blogspot.com.

Question for Upcoming LeaderFest Seminar…

Which power/fuel company does your church use? eMail your answers to Margaret Trautman at ched@shenango.org.
Fall Bus Trip
Thanks to Tom Kaufman for his leadership again with the fall Bus Trip which included 10 persons who went to the PC(USA) Stony Point Conference Center north of New York.

Internet Teacher-Training Available for Presbyterians!

If your church has Internet access and if you would like to know more about the new teacher-training program, “Opening Doors to Discipleship.com” Margaret Trautman will be happy to come to your church and introduce your teachers to the program. Contact her at the Presbytery Office.

News from Our Churches

Anniversary Celebration

The New Wilmington Presbyterian Church concluded a yearlong celebration of its 200th anniversary on Sunday with a special worship service. The church was also mentioned on Monday in the Mission Yearbook as one of several congregations with long-term involvement in the Dominican Republic.

Workshops, Conferences and Local Events

Youth Leadership Workshop Postponed
The Youth Leadership Workshop, sponsored by the Camping Association (CAPNWP), that had been set for October 23-24 at Westminster Highlands has been postponed until spring. When a new date is set, we will notify our supporting Presbyteries and also mail information to former attendees of the event. The CAPNWP apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.

International Peacemaker from Democratic Republic of the Congo Visiting Westminster College
Rev. Probe Augustin Mukendi Kabongo is visiting Westminster College this week. Rev. Kabongo will speak at the Seekers Christian Fellowship gathering on Wednesday at 9:00 PM in the Berlin Lounge and at the Peace Studies Coffeehouse on Thursday at 4:15 PM in Thompson-Clark Room 314.

Discerning Your Call to Mission
The World Mission Initiative of Pittsburgh will be holding this special workshop on Saturday, November 7th from 9 AM – 4 PM in the John Knox Room at PTS. Free registration and lunch. To register please contact Caitlin Rohrer (crohrer@pts.edu) or Don Dawson (ddawson@pts.edu) by Wednesday, November 4th.


Needed / Offered

Sales and Marketing Director
Manage sales and marketing function for Shenango on the Green, an independent living community for older adults. Drive sales and move-ins by leading marketing and selling process from prospecting and inquiries to closing. Strong selling, listening and presentation skills essential. Solid record of successful selling, preferable in healthcare senior living services, “can do” attitude will thrive in positive team environment. BA/BS preferred. Competitive benefit package. Send your resume to: healthcaresales15222@gmail.com or PO Box 2246, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. EOE.

Xerox 5328 Copier Available
The Presbytery Office is looking to get rid of a 9+ yr. old black/white copier. It is good for small quantities of copies per month (100 or fewer single-sided). Tabletop design – stand available too. As is. The Presbytery will not provide any follow-up assistance and makes no promises about how long it will last. No deliveries – you must come to pick it up. Call Shari at the office if you are interested, 724-528-1610.

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