- December 14- 12:30 PM Preparation for Ministry, Presbytery Office
Note: The Presbytery Office will be closed from December 24th-January 1st. Rev. Dawson will be checking his email and voicemail regularly throughout the week, but if an emergency arises you may call his cell phone at 724-730-1934.
New Ken Bailey DVD Series
We are pleased to announce that we have received a copy of the new Ken Bailey DVD series: Christian Leadership in the New Testament and its companion study guide. This series was made possible through the Synod of the Trinity working with Presbyterian Media Mission for use in our churches. Individuals interested in acquiring a copy of the DVD can do so through the Synod website for a donation. Information about ordering the series, a link to the series on YouTube, and a downloadable version of the study guide, can be found on the Synod website at: www.syntrinity.org/182/Christian_Leadership_in_the_New_Testament_with_Ken_Bailey.html. Our Resource Center has one copy of this series available to borrow.
Meet New South Sudan Missionaries
Sudan Leadership Team members recently met two terrific new South Sudan missionaries at the Sudan Mission Network. You are invited to meet them:
- Wednesday, December 19 meet Sharon Curry www.pcusa.org/sharon~curry
7:00 PM at Dave and Joan Dawson’s (with cookies and punch) – 30 Willow Drive, New Wilmington (call for directions)
- Wednesday, January 9 meet Leisa Wagstaff www.pcusa.org/leisa~wagstaff
7:00 PM at a place to be announced
Orphan Children Trauma and Healing Center, South Sudan
Click here to read about a special opportunity to provide some simple Christmas gifts to children in South Sudan this December.
Please share information about this upcoming opportunity with your whole church family. Especially:
-those who like to learn in your adult Sunday school classes and small groups
-savvy businessmen and women
-those who know the power of prayer
-college students and seniors in high school making career choices
-travelers who love culture
-school teachers who influence others
-those about to or recently retired
A different expert shares each week for 14 weeks covering biblical, historical, cultural and strategic perspectives on how God has been, is now, and continues to be involved in the world. Visit www.perspectives.org for more information and a list of the dates and instructors. The first session, Sunday, January 13 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, is free and open to the public with Rev. Jen Haddox of the World Mission Initiative sharing the first lesson. Please feel free to use the poster (psp2013 poster 4) and bulletin insert (Psp bulletin 2013 d).
Scholarship funds are available from the Presbytery Office for the Perspectives course. You must contact the Presbytery Office after you register for Perspectives in order to receive the $100 scholarship.
News From The Churches
Organist/Eventual Choir Director Wanted
Shenango Presbyterian Church is looking for an organist who would eventually lead their choir. This is a part-time position. They are seeking a faithful musician who is excited about music and singing and church. Please contact Amy Na at 724-654-2322.
Song/Accompaniment Books Wanted
The Music Department of Center Presbyterian Church in Slippery Rock is looking for any of the Avery and Marsh song books and especially the accompaniment book. They would be willing to purchase if anyone wishes to sell or donate them. Please contact Eleanor Gregg at firstname.lastname@example.org.