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This Week:

February 14- 1:30 PM Evangelism Committee, Presbytery Office
February 15- 12:30 PM Preparation for Ministry, Presbytery Office
February 19- 7:00 PM Committee on Ministry, Presbytery Office
February 20- 9:30 AM Personnel Reviews, Presbytery Office

Dr. Hopkins Honored

The New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, where Dr. Hopkins has been Parish Associate for many years, honored Joe for his service on Sunday, February 10.

Annual Reports – Deadline is Next Week!

The GA online statistical program is active at http://oga.pcusa.org/stats.  Clerks will use the same “user name” and “password” as last year.  Please note the the password should contain an “!” and is case-sensitive.  The deadline for entering your statistical information is February 20, 2013.    If you have forgotten your user name and password, please call or email the Presbytery office.

Future in Shenango Presbytery

An open conversation with pastors (plans for elders involvement being developed) called “Moving Forward” is reflecting on or situation in the denomination and discussing a theological statement that could have wide support in Shenango Presbytery.  The group will be gathering again for lunch on February 20 at 12 PM at Trinity Church in Mercer.  There is a $5.00 suggested donation for lunch and RSVPs are appreciated.  If you are planning to attend, please contact Rev. Bill Crooks at 724-662-2680 or wpcrooks@yahoo.com.

Income Tax Information for Ministers

The Board of Pensions provides this online webinar which covers some basics for income tax https://pensions.adobeconnect.com/_a701962636/taxtips2012.

Dr. Laura Smit Speaking at East Main

Our Pastors Retreat leader from last fall, Dr. Laura Smit from Calvin College, will be speaking on Essential Tenets at East Main on Saturday, February 16 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  Registration is at 9:30 AM.  Reservation for lunch is due by Friday, February 15th!  (724-458-8270 eastmain@zoominternet.net)  Dr. Smit will also be speaking at East Main on Sunday morning, February 17th.

News From The Churches

Choir Director Wanted

Faith Presbyterian Church is still looking for a choir director.  If you are interested, or know of a musician who might be interested, please contact the church atoffice@faithpc.net or 724-962-4155.

Organist/Accompanist Wanted

Searching for organist/accompanist for Jamestown, PA, Presbyterian Church. Salary commensurate with ability and experience. See job description at www.jamestownpresbyterian.org

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 singing and church.  Please contact Amy Na at 724-654-2322.

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

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