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Follow Along with General Assembly Action

The 219th General Assembly began Saturday, July 3rd in Minneapolis, MN.  Please keep our commissioners (Rev. Tom Gomola (Leesburg), Rev. Steve Stelle (Faith), Elder Dan McBride (Fredonia), Elder Lee Wagoner (Bethel) and YAD Abby Pherson (3rd, NC)) in your prayers during the assembly.  You can follow along with the events and decisions at GA, watch videos, and more, by clicking on the icon on the left-hand side of the Presbytery homepage, http://www.shenango.org.

Meeting Alert- Presbytery Office Will Be Unavailable

Aqua Pennsylvania will soon begin work using the easement granted at Presbytery a few weeks ago.  Their work will take over the Presbytery parking lot, and will be extremely noisy, messy, and may at times shake the entire building.  We are requesting that all committees move their meetings to an alternate location at least until October.  They have promised to give us advance notice of when the work will begin, but guarantee that it will happen in the next three months and will take several days or longer.  It is also likely that Presbytery staff will be unable to get into the parking lot or be able to use the building during their work- we will still be answering emails and sending out eLink during that time though.  We’ll let you know when we know.

News From The Churches

Felt Set Needed

The Christian Ed. Director from Faith Presbyterian Church (Hermitage, PA) would like to know if any churches have Bible Felt Sets they are no longer using and would be willing to donate or sell for use in his Children’s Ministry Department.  You can reach him by phone at 724-962-4155 or email him at Joshua.lee@faithpc.net.  Thank you for your kind consideration!

The Faith Factor is Coming to New Castle

Join Rev. Percy W. McCray Jr. for an uplifting and informative presentation that investigates the growing body of research linking faith and spirituality to improved quality of life.  Rev. McCray is the Director of Pastoral Care at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.  To be held on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 10 AM until 12 PM at St. Paul Baptist Church (616 West North Street, New Castle).  RSVP by July 27th to Caroel Mills at 724-652-3063 or Pauline Phillips 724-657-0034.

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