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This Week:

June 8- 1:00 PM Christian Education Committee, Presbytery Office
June 9- 1:30 PM Evangelism Committee, Presbytery Office
June 10- 12:30 PM Special Meeting of Preparation for Ministry Committee, Presbytery Office
June 14- 7:30 PM CLPs and Mentors, Presbytery Office 

Global Day of Prayer

June 12th is the Global Day of Prayer.  If your church would like to participate in praying with churches around the world, please click here for a link to the prayer for this year and a power point version that could be used in worship,http://www.globaldayofprayer.com/prayer.html.

Relief for Joplin,MO

Curt Savage and his son (1st, New Castle) left today for relief work in Joplin, MO with over $8,000 in donations (including items, gift cards and money) from the churches of Shenango Presbytery.  A report will be given at the June Presbytery meeting.

Revised Resolution from the Bethel Church Session

This revised resolution will be considered at the June 28 meeting of Presbytery.  Click here to read it.


Prayers of thanks for the report from Jack Patterson (Stated Supply at Millbrook) that he is free of cancer.

Pastors, Save the Date!!!

The Fall 2011 Pastor Retreat will be held on September 19-20 and will feature leaders from Sudan as our special guest speakers.

News from the Churches

For All Children Finishing 3rd-6th Grade…

We’d like to invite your children to join us for a week of camp in Lake Erie during July 3rd-8th.  Camp Lambec is a week full of games, hikes, songs, food, wonderful Bible stories and worship services, nightly news featuring the kids, swimming, giant “slip n slide”, and just having a fun time with friends and leaders learning more about Jesus.  Bethany takes our own adults and teens to make sure we have a fun and safe week.  The cost is $350.  Because the cut-0ff date is June 24th, you need to register for camp as soon as possible.  Please go online towww.capnwp.org.  Questions??? Call Nancy Thompson (Bethany Pres. Children’s Ministries Director) 724-662-5369.

Secretary Wanted

Neshannock Presbyterian Church of New Wilmington is seeking a church secretary.  This is a part-time position.  Inquiries are welcome at 724-946-2081, or 330 W. Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington, PA  16142.


Passionate, committed Christian Student Ministry Leader wanted for part-time position at Center Presbyterian Church, Grove City.  We’re looking for a youth leader who wants to make a difference for Jesus in the life of students!  The successful candidate will be a responsible and mature Christian adult with a genuine interest and demonstrated ability in working with youth of all ages.  Primary responsibility will be for a relationally-based ministry with teens.  Center Church is a dynamic, evangelical small-church located in a college town in Western PA.  Email resume and letter of interest to centerchurch@zoominternet.net c/o Pastor Bill Woodman.


New Wilmington Presbyterian Church seeks a clergy or layperson to serve as a half-time Children’s Ministry Facilitator.  The position works closely with a ministry team of pastors, elders, members and college students to lead children (Pre-K through 4th grade) toward a stronger relationship with our Lord.  Key activities are Sunday School, weekly after-school program and vacation bible school.  Interested individuals should contact Tim Sherwood (724-946-3214 orsherwota@westminster.edu), chair of the NWPC Personnel Committee by June 4, 2011.

“2 For One” Appearing at Cana’s Corner Coffeehouse

On June 14, 2011 from 7-9 PM Cana’s Corner Coffeehouse (Bethlehem Presbyterian Church) is proud to present “2 For One” contemporary Christian music artists blending tunes from Gospel, 60’s, 70’s, and country.  There is no cover charge and coffee and doughnuts are free.  We are open the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.  A free will offering will be taken.

Stair Glide for Sale

Used Stair Glide for home.  Works well, inspected yearly, easy install, electric.  Rail spans 8 stairs.  $270.  Contact Pastor Robbie Arnold, 724-983-0194.

Folding Machine For Sale

First Sharon has a Pitney Bowes FD60 folding machine for sale.  It can accommodate all standard folds, paper sizes from 6″x5.75″ wide to 8.5″x14″ long.  Great for smaller churches.  Call Robyn at 724-981-2211 ext. 1 for more info.

Executive Director Wanted

Pregnancy Services of Western Pennsylvania, a non-profit, pro-life Christian pregnancy resource center located in Sharon, PA is seeking to hire an Executive Director.  This person would be responsible for all aspects of center management, including working with a nurse manager, a client services director, and an administrative assistant to provide services and support for women and men in the Shenango Valley area.  Applicants should send a cover letter detailing interest in the position, a professional resume with at least three references and a statement of Christian faith by June 30th to: Executive Director search committee, Pregnancy Services of Western Pennsylvania, 74 North Oakland Avenue, Sharon, PA  16146 or by email to pswpasearch@verizon.net.

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

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