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This Week:

February 16- 7:00 PM Committee on Ministry, Neshannock, NW
February 18- 1:00PM Evangelism Committee, Presbytery Office
February 19- 12:30 PM Preparation for Ministry, Presbytery Office
February 23- 6:30 PM Presbytery Meeting, Grove City College (We will be posting the docket as soon as it is available.)

News From The Presbytery Office

Possible Savings for Church Electric Bills
The Synod of the Trinity has provided a way for churches to save money on their electric bills.  We will be posting two documents on the “News” page of the Presbytery web site on Wednesday with more details.  If you are interested, you will need to fax or email your electric bill to the number indicated on the flyer by the end of the week.

Annual Report Deadlines
Annual Report information was due to the Presbytery Office by January 31st.  Please try to get those worksheets to us as soon as possible – especially the necrology report and any changes in Clerk of Session contact information.  We’re still missing reports from about 21 congregations.  The deadline for reporting your statistical information to GA is Midnight on February 23rd. Annual report packets were available for pick-up at the November Presbytery meeting, any packets not picked-up at that meeting were mailed to the Clerk of Session the following day.

Record Attendance at LeaderFest 2010
LeaderFest attendance was 224 plus 20 presenters.  39 churches were represented.  The evaluations were very positive with many saying “best ever”.  Thanks to the Christian Education Committee led by Moderator Monica Hamilton and Volunteer Staff Margaret Trautman.

News from the Churches

Mini-Missions Fair at Ebenezer
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church (2426 Scrubgrass Road, Grove City) will hold a Mini-Missions Fair on Feb. 21st at 6 PM, snow date Feb. 28th.  Come enjoy desserts, hear at least five speakers, and browse displays.  For more information, call the church at 814-786-7004.

Mission Dinner
Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner from 4:30 – 6 PM on February 25.  All proceeds will benefit the mission trip to the Dominican Republic, with a special emphasis on getting a wheelchair for a young woman there, and helping with the cost of taking medicine to the people.  Cost is $6.00 per adult, ages 3-12 $3.00, Children under 3 are free.

Organist or Pianist for Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church for Sunday morning choir practice and worship service.  Reply to wpresbyterian@zoominternet.net or PO Box 709, Ellwood City, PA  16117.

Church secretary needed to provide secretarial and administrative services to the minister and church members.  Must possess good interpersonal, writing, and computer skills.  Hourly position at $9/hour with no benefits for 6-8 hours per week.  Send resume to: Rev. Nicola Vitiello, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, 2426 Scrubgrass Road, Grove City, PA  16127

Needed – Stair Glide
Bethlehem PCUSA, Sharon, is in need of a stair glide to make Fellowship Hall more accessible to those with hip and knee issues.  If you have a used one for sale or know of any church that does, please call Pastor Robbie Arnold at 724-983-0194.  Thank you!

Workshops, Local Events

Westminster College Lectures – CANCELLED
The lectures with Fr. Phillip Linden, professor of theology, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA scheduled for February 21-22 have been cancelled.

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

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