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This Week:

  • October 22-23 – Pastor Retreat, Villa Maria Retreat Center
  • October 26-27- PMC Cluster, Mount Chestnut Presbyterian Church, Butler
  • October 30- 9:30 AM Council, Jamestown Presbyterian Church


Correction Letter Has Been Sent on 2013 Per Capita

The letter giving the correct 2013 Per Capita amounts  went out with yesterday morning’s mail.  You should be receiving it soon.  If you have questions, please call the Presbytery Office at 724-528-1610.

Wee Kirk at Laurelville Conference Center

Several members of Shenango Presbytery attended and staffed the recent Wee Kirk conference…Brian & Linda Ennis along with 2 elders from Fairfield/Milledgeville; Sharon Burns and Kathy Miller from Unity; Tom Gomola from Leesburg (Staff); Jane Bartholomew from Unity (Staff); and Marsha Parrish from Oak Grove (Staff).

You are Invited!

25th Wedding Anniversary Open House for Bud and Jennifer Green on Sunday, October 28th from 2-4 PM in the New Wilmington Presbyterian Church social hall.  (Elevator available for those who need it).  Given by Bud and Jennifer’s children.  Please call 724-654-1513 or 724-714-8645 to RSVP.

Elder Training is Coming to Greenville!

The Regional Elder Training (Elder 101) is coming to First Presbyterian, Greenville on Sunday, October 28th from 6-8 PM.  This is a great training event for the whole Session or for the up-and-coming elder you just elected.  Rev. Tod Custer at Christ Church said, “Both my rookie elders and my veteran elders found value in attending this event”.  Questions?  Call Teresa Kendall at 724-758-5977.

“Shroud Encounter” at Westminster College

Coming to: Westminster College on Wednesday, November 7th at 7:00 PM in the Wallace Memorial Chapel.  Admission is Free.  Could an ancient Jewish linen cloth be the actual burial shroud of Jesus?  Could the Shroud of Turin be a document of the crucifixion?  Is that even possible? Or is it nothing more than a medieval hoax?  For hundreds of years this ancient linen cloth etched with the faint image of a crucified man has mystified millions.  It continues to speak from centuries past challenging us to unlock its many secrets.  Nearly every scientific regimen has been employed to unravel the mystery and yet it remains unsolved.   Shroud Encounter is a dramatic big-screen experience.  Each clue is revealed and examined like a CSI Investigation leading deeper into its maze of mystery and intrigue.   Explore this profound enigma with Russ Breault, one of the world’s leading experts captivating audiences coast to coast and seen in numerous documentaries including The History Channel, Discovery and CBS.   Don’t miss Shroud Encounter!

Special Chapel to Honor and Celebrate America’s Veterans

Join us on Friday, November 9th at 11:40 AM in Orr Auditorium, Westminster College, as we honor and celebrate our veterans with a concert of patriotic music from the Westminster Wind Ensemble and Combined Choirs, and special guest speaker, Iraq Veteran, SFC Raymond Corvino, HHB 1-107 FA.  Admission is Free.

News from the Churches

Mortgage Burning at Faith Presbyterian Church

This Sunday, October 28th, Faith Church will continue its 175th Anniversary Celebration by having a mortgage burning ceremony during the 11:00am morning worship.   Presbytery Executive, the Rev. David Dawson; Ken Shiderly Sr. and Ken Shiderly Jr. of Shiderly Construction Company, and a representative from Greenville Savings Bank will be our special guests.  Interested members of the Presbytery are invited to join us for the event.

Spaghetti Dinner at Northminster

Semi-Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, November 3rd from 4:30 – 7:00 PM.  Take-out is available!  Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for children (ages 3-10), ages 2 and under FREE.  Dinner includes drink, salad, bread, spaghetti, meatballs, and dessert.

Spaghetti Dinner at Clen-Moore

Thursday, October 25th from 4:30 – 6:30 PM.  Adults-$8.00, Children 5-10-$4.00, under 5-FREE, or Family-$20.00.  Proceeds to benefit Health Ministries and purchase of an AED.

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner at Leesburg

Benefit dinner for Veronica (Rannard) Reiber, a Pulaski native and Wilmington High graduate who was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer.   Saturday, October 27 from 4-7 PM.  Adults $8.00, Children (4012) $4.00, children 3 and under FREE.  For ticket information, contact the church at 724-748-4670.  All proceeds from the dinner and Chinese auction will be used to pay non-covered medical bills, childcare and support for the family during unpaid hardship leave to allow her husband Greg (a Lance Corporal in the US Marine Corps) to assist in Veronica’s treatment and their infant son Gabriel’s care.

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

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