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A daughter, Maranatha, was born to Rich and Christianna Kinney (Highland) on June 30th.

Save the Date!

Retired Ministers Picnic – August 24th – 6:00 PM – at the Dawson’s

Pulpit Supply Reimbursement

Summer is the time for pastors vacations and visiting preachers.  Please remember that the honorarium is $75 plus mileage (56.5 cents per mile).

Stewardship Seminars

Would you like to learn about sound principles of Christian stewardship and how they can be applied to increase your congregation’s financial stewardship?  The Mission, Communication, and Stewardship Committee of Shenango Presbytery and the Congregational Development and Leadership Unit of Beaver-Butler Presbytery have recently authorized the creation of a joint presbytery Stewardship Team  to conduct “Developing Generous Congregations” Seminars for pastors and congregational leaders.  This Stewardship Team will be staffed by the Rev. Dr. A. Gary Angleberger, former Associate for Stewardship and Communication in the Synod of the Trinity.  The “Developing Generous Congregations Seminars” will have a follow-up component in which participating churches will receive on site help in working on stewardship development within their congregation.  The first “Developing Generous Congregations Seminar” is projected for late August or early September.   If you want to receive more information and enrollment* requirements contact your presbytery office by phone, 724-528-1610, or e-mail, office@shenango.org, by Friday, July 26.

*Enrollment in the “Developing Generous Congregations Seminar” will be limited in order for the Stewardship Team to be able to follow up with each participating church.

Neckties Wanted

As part of the children’s school uniforms in the Dominican Republic, Robbie Arnold is collecting gently used men’s and boy’s neckties in NAVY BLUE.  Contact Robbie at 724-983-0194 to arrange a pick-up time.

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

Free Console Organ

Free Console organ in great condition.  Plays well and everything works.  Call Mark Muehlman (Bethany, Mercer) at 724-475-2155, evenings best.

Part-Time Choir Director

Bethany Presbyterian Church is seeking applications for a part-time Choir Director.  Experience and strong conducting skills are necessary.  References required.  Child Protection policies are in place and applicant will be required to comply.  Please send letters of interest and/or resumes to: Bethany Presbyterian Church, c/o Worship Committee, 100 Venango Street, Mercer, PA  16137.  No phone calls please.  Deadline: August 15, 2013.

Director of Christian Education Wanted

Trinity Presbyterian Church is seeking a part-time Director of Christian Education. Position will be negotiable in terms of hours and salary and will be under the immediate supervision of the pastor. This position will emphasize, but not be limited to, children’s/youth ministry. Trinity Presbyterian Church is an equal opportunity employer and does require references and background clearances. If interested, please send resume to the church at: 110 East Market Street, Mercer, Pa 16137

Energetic individual is needed to direct and oversee music program for local church.

Ability to work with contemporary and traditional music is a plus.  May also be a possibility to lead bell choirs (adult & children).  Individual will need to be available Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights and other occasions as necessary.   Please send resumes to Tower Church, 248 S. Broad St., Grove City, Pa  16127 or email totowerchurch@zoominternet.net attention personnel by July 21st.

Youth Director Wanted

The Jamestown Presbyterian Church is searching for a Youth Director. Position description and application form are available at the church’s web-site (www.jamestownpresbyterian.org) under the “Youth Ministry” tab. Or you can call Don Stanley (724-932-2101) for more information.

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