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Office Hours during NWMC

Just a reminder that the New Wilmington Mission Conference begins tomorrow, July 24th.  Presbytery Staff will be attending portions of NWMC next week, so if you stop by and don’t find us in the office, join us on campus.  Read more about NWMC at http://www.NWMCmission.org.

New Wilmington Mission Conference

Dave Dawson will make a presentation at 12:45 PM on Wednesday at the McKelvey Center on some of our mission challenges today and how they relate to the 1910 World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Also don’t miss:

□         david bailey in concert Thursday evening at 7:45 PM in Anderson Auditorium

□         celebration of 50 years of Summer Service on Friday evening at 7:45 PM in Anderson Auditorium.

Owl Patrol at Westminster Highlands

August 1-6, 2010.  Children will have fun guided activities that include night hiking, glow in the dark fun, swimming in the dark, learning about God, Jesus and “night creatures”.  Breakfast will be served at 2 PM.   Regular registration fee is $340.00, but if you register your child now, you will save $40.00.  Register online at http://www.capnwp.org or by calling 724-738-0058.  Read the brochure andinformation sheet.

Resource Center News

Read the Summer 2010  edition of the Resource Center News to find out what is new and available in the Resource Center. http://www.shenango.org/PDF/Resource/Newsletter%20Summer%202010.pdf

Teaching Younger Youth?

There are resources for teaching younger youth available online or at the Presbytery’s Resource Center.

FAQ: Faithfully Asking Questions is based on actual questions posed by youth. In this quarterly curriculum, the answers to their questions come from Scripture, creeds, and the Presbyterian Study Catechism.During the 2010-2011year the focus is on questions about the Apostles’ Creed. This resource is available online from pcusa.org/webelieve or, you can borrow a hard copy of the fall quarter from the Resource Center. Each of the 13 easy-to-teach sessions suggests activities appropriate for the young adolescent age group.

For those who want a full-year, in-depth study as a preparation for Confirmation class, the “survey courses” are also available. At the Resource Center we have copies of the one-year survey courses of the Old Testament, the New Testament, “I Know My Bible,” (a one-year survey of the whole Bible,) and a study of Church history.

International Christian Art at the New Wilmington Mission Conference

16 colorful paintings will be on exhibit at the Westminster College Art Gallery during the New Wilmington Mission Conference (July 24-30).  You can see examples athttp://www.omsc.org/art.html.

News from the Churches

Items for Sale

For Sale: Two tan Modern Fold divider curtains.  Like new condition.  Used at Westfield Church to divide Sunday School rooms.  Dimensions: 8’6” tall, spans 20 feet.  Best offer accepted.  Shipping/pick-up/delivery to be discussed.  Pictures available upon request.  For inquiries, please ask for Dave at 724-971-8384.

Secretary Wanted
Calvin Presbyterian is currently searching for a part-time SECRETARY.  The position is 15 hours per week.  Computer skills are necessary. Please send resume to Personnel Committee, Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Ave, Ellwood City, PA 16117.

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