August 15 – 4:00 PM Leadership Development Team, Presbytery Office
Watch for a special eLink tomorrow with upcoming events presented by the Special Committee to Monitor Denominational Issues!
Schedule Sudanese Visitors at Your Church
Rev. Ismail Kanani and his wife Elizabeth, and the Rev. Tut Kony are expected from the Sudan this September. Ismail has served as the Executive Secretary of SPEC and in the same leadership role in Sudan Bible Society. He has also taught at the Nile Theological College. His wife, Elizabeth knows much about women’s ministry in the Sudan. Rev. Tut Kony is the Executive Secretary of the newly formed presbytery in the new nation of South Sudan. He has been active in SPEC’s work in Darfur. He is a very strong, younger leader in SPEC.
When could your church host a visit…large or small? We are also looking for a church with an active youth group to host an ALL Shenango Youth Event with our visitors. The dates they are available are to preach are Sept. 18 – for one church; Oct. 2 – for 2 churches. Other open dates:
Saturday, Sept 17th, Wednesday Sep. 28 in the afternoon and evening, Thursday the 29th thru Saturday Oct 1…morning, afternoon evening.
Contact Denise Sciuto for scheduling: DeniseS@pff.net (724)946-2360.
News from the Churches
Youth Leader Wanted (Part-time, flexible hours)
Coolspring Church is a 170 member Presbyterian Church in a rural setting and has members from three school districts. This position includes working with junior and senior high youth and also provides a component of leadership for 4th-6th grade youth. We are looking for a person with a faithful commitment to Jesus Christ and love for young people. Also, this leader needs to have the ability and desire to teach and disciple youth in the Christian faith. As a mentor to youth, this leader’s life should be a consistent demonstration of their faith. Positive leadership skills, self-motivation, and reliability are essential to this position. Please send resumes to: Coolspring Presbyterian Church, 787 Coolspring Church Road, Mercer, PA 16137 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions and information: 724-475-3712. Office hours Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 – 12:00 noon or leave a message with call back number.
Stair Glide for Sale
Bethlehem Church, Sharon, has a used stair glide for sale. The chair goes up and down 8 stairs, has a safety stop, seat belt, and a lock. The seat is leather and folds up against the wall.. This equipment is for home use. $250. Call Pastor Robbie at 724-983-0194 for more information.
Indoor Yard Sale
Bethlehem Church, 710 Carnegie, Sharon is holding an Indoor Yard Sale, Friday, September 2, and Saturday, September 3, from 9 AM – 4 PM each day. All items are priced at only $1 and includes furniture, clothing, shoes and purses, blankets, backpacks kitchen items, toys, books, etc. Don’t miss this great chance to SAVE!
Cana’s Corner Welcomes Michalee Christy and Gary Tierno
Come and join us on August 9th from 7 – 9 PM. Michalee Christy gospel singer, will be opening for Gary Tierno, contemporary musician. The Cana’s Corner is located at 710 Carnegie Street, across from the Wengler baseball field. For more information, call 724-983-0194 and ask for Pastor Robbie or 724-866-3061 and ask for Robyn. Hope to see you all there!