eLink News

Upcoming Events: 

December 12- 1:30 PM Evangelism Committee, Presbytery Office
December 17- 9:30 AM Special Council Meeting, Westminster College
December 23-January 1 OFFICE CLOSED, Christmas Holiday
Note: Office Staff will again be using vacation time during the Christmas Holiday and the office will be closed from December 23-January 1.  The office will re-open on January 2, 2104.  Rev. Dawson will be available by email (david.dawson@shenango.org) and cell phone.

Mission Giving Deadline

The deadline for the Presbytery Office to receive mission moneys for the 2013 calendar year is coming soon.  Monies must be postmarked by Friday, January 3, 2014.

CAPNWP Confirmation Retreat

There were 22 youth and adult participants at the Confirmation Retreat at Westminster Highlands, November 22-23…the first CAPNWP-led program in many years.  75% of the youth who attended had not attended summer camp at either Westminster Highlands or Camp Lambec, but were unanimous in wanting to participate in future fall/winter retreats.

Young Presbyterian Scholarship

Westminster College offers Presbyterian college applicants a substantial scholarship.  Two per church can be accepted.  Contact Care Ann LaSor meyerca@westminster.edu or Jim Mohr morhjr@westminster.edu for details.

News From The Churches

Bethlehem Blvd. Live Nativity

Sunday, December 15, 3-7 PM…Faith Presbyterian Church, 2370 North Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA  16148…Admission is FREE.  Come celebrate the joy of Christmas by wandering the streets of ancient day Bethlehem on the day when Jesus was born.  Discover the customs and traditions of everyday Jewish people by visiting the Synagogue and Jewish Home.  Wander around the Marketplace, taste some of what Bethlehem has to offer, smell fragrances and perfumes of the day, and watch the carpenters, and the millers at the granary, listen to the strumming of a heavenly harpist, and much more.  The marketplace is always changing, you never know who or what you might find here!  Conclude the night which your family by visiting the Holy Family in our live (animals) nativity.  What better way to celebrate Christmas than by reliving that special night when it all began…

Live Nativity

Sandy Lake Presbyterian Church (3461 Sandy Lake New Lebanon Road, Sandy Lake, PA) will host a live Nativity this Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15 from 7-9 PM.  You are able to drive or walk through…whichever your preference.


Published by shenangopresby

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

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