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This Week:

December 15- 1:00 PM Christian Education Committee, 1st New Castle

Mission Yearbooks Are In

Mission Yearbooks arrived a few weeks ago, and we still have reserved copies for several churches waiting to be picked up (Faith, Hillside, Northminster, Shenango and Bethany).  We also have extra copies available for purchase at $9.00 each.

LeaderFest ~ January 15th from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at Westminster College.  Two more workshops to look forward to at LeaderFest

“Strategies for Difficult Days with Young Children” or “How to be the Adult when Everyone Else is Such a Child!”

Join Katie Longbrake mother and master’s prepared counselor as she shows you positive and healthy responses to conflict issues with young children.  This session will benefit parents, grandparents and Sunday school leaders!

“Speaking of Jesus”

Pastor Jim Latta from Calvin Presbyterian Church will help us with practical ideas on how to share our faith with others.

A bookstore will be available in the lobby of Orr Auditorium with selections thoughtfully chosen by workshop leaders and the Christian Education committee.  These books will help you go deeper with the workshop topics.  As always, the Book of Order and the Book of Confession will be available for purchase.  Cash, credit cards and checks will be accepted.

Interim Executive Director Desired for Camping Association

Needed: A person of strong Christian convictions willing to provide executive leadership for the Camping Association of the Presbyteries of Northwestern Pennsylvania (CAPNWP).  The person will need to have skills in business leadership, decision making, corporate communication/marketing, financial and strategic planning, and supervisory experience.  The incumbent must possess a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field, master’s preferred.  This is a temporary salaried position (30 hour/week minimum) not to exceed six months, with possible consideration for a permanent position.  Resume with cover letter should be emailed to david.jones@capnwp.org.

Great Themes in Paul’s Letter to the Romans

…a broadcast program from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary coming to Westminster College Wednesday evenings, January 12, 19, 26 and February 2.  The program will run from 7:00 – 8:30 PM in Old Main 210.  There is NO CHARGE for Westminster students, faculty, staff, administration or members of any Presbyterian Church in Shenango Presbytery.  Registration deadline is January 5, 2011.  We will be posting more information on the Presbytery website later this week.

GCC’s WSAJ to Present Fourth Annual “Christmas ‘Mid the Pines” broadcast

Grove City College’s radio station WSAJ 91.1 FM will air this special holiday broadcast on December 24th starting at 5 PM.  It will showcase nearly 6 hours of live Christmas music recordings performed by campus ensembles and choirs during the holiday season.

News from the Churches

Mission Trip Information Requested

Has your church taken a mission trip to Appalachia?  Rev. Chris Weichman would like to hear from you…specifically about what organizations you have worked with and what your experience has been with them has been like.  You can contact him at cweichman@verizon.net or 724-654-6657.

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