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News from the Presbytery Office

This Week:

January 18- 7:00 PM Committee on Ministry, Neshannock NW
January 21- 12:30 PM Preparation for Ministry, Presbytery Office
January 25- 9:00 AM Steering Committee, Presbytery Office

Continued Prayers for Baby Anthony

The results of the testing last Friday showed that Baby Anthony (son of Anthony and Christen Kladits, youth director at Northminster) had no brain activity.  He was removed from life support on Saturday, and was moved to the hospice floor last evening.  He continues to breath on his own and is the talk of the hospital.  His parents are beyond exhausted and are getting very little rest.  Please continue to keep this family in your prayers.

Important!! Watch for this Form from the Pennsylvania Department of State

The Pennsylvania Department of State is requesting a Decennial Report on the continuing use of the corporate name of each of our churches by December 31, 2011.  The state is charging a $70.00 fee for the filing.  Our Synod of the Trinity is working on a group response that will save the fee and the work of complying.  Do not complete this form at this time. Further information will be coming from the Synod.

The IRS Mileage Rate for 2011 is 51 cents per mile.

A Steeler Is Coming to New Wilmington

The Office of the Chaplain and Church Relations in cooperation with the Campus Chapter of FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) is bringing Pittsburgh Steelers’ Punter Daniel Sepulveda to the Westminster College Campus to speak to students on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 8:00 PM in Wallace Memorial Chapel.  This event is FREE and open to the public.

Reversing the Decline Workshop Follow-Up

The Reversing the Decline workshop with Scott Sunquist was well attended on November 6.  The follow-up gathering will take place on Saturday morning, February 26, 2011 at East Main Church, Grove City.

Protecting Our Children Seminar

A unique and helpful seminar, sponsored by the Synod of the Trinity, will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in State College, PA.  It will contain information on child protection laws, reporting of incidents and a general sharing of knowledge in order to help keep our children as safe as possible.  A brochure with more information is available on the “News” page of the Presbytery website.

News from the Churches

Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries Wanted

New Bedford Church is seeking candidates for a full time Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries.  For more information or to receive a position description, contact New Bedford Church at 724-964-8055 or newbedfordchurch@verizon.net.

Cana’s Corner Coffeehouse at Bethlehem Presbyterian

Cana’s Corner presents an evening of Christian music with Randy Veccia from Campus Crusade, opening music by Carol Scholl, Sharpsville Presbyterian Church, and introducing The Pneumanistas – Cana Corner’s Praise Team.  Event will be held on January 25, 2011 from 7-9 PM at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, 710 Carnegie St., Sharon, PA.  For more information call Pastor Robbie Arnold at 724-983-0194 or Robyn Ruth at 724-342-7304.

Director of Youth Ministry Wanted

Director of Youth Ministry – First Church – Sharon, 20 hours/week, flexible hours, current active program with generous resources and volunteers, and generous salary package.  Experience preferred, but not required.  Inquiries should be high energy self-starters, with mature faith and joy in relationships with teenagers.  Will be part of a supporting church staff.  Contact Rev. Dr. Glenn Hink for more information (724-981-2211, ext. 2, or pastor@1stpcs.org).

Video Wanted

Do any of your churches have the Beth Moore DVD “Stepping Up”, and would you be willing to lend it to Bethany Presbyterian Church?  Please contact Carol Mielke at 724-535-8845 if you can help.

 

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