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Upcoming Events:

January 23- 10:00 AM EP Nominating Committee, Presbytery Office
January 25- Deadline to complete the EP Transition Surveys
January 28- 9:00 AM Steering Committee, Presbytery Office

Prayers

  • David Clark, serving at Moravia Church, retired and returned to Shenango Presbytery last summer because of his father’s declining health.  His father died last Saturday and visitation followed by a memorial service (9-11 am) will be held at Westfield Church this Saturday, January 25th.
  • Duane Herron, supply pastor at Enon, is scheduled for surgery at the beginning of February.

New Pastor Installation

Sean Hall will be installed as Pastor at Hillside Presbyterian Church in Greenville on Sunday afternoon (1/26) at 4:30 PM.

Session Survey to Assist Council and the EP Nominating Committee

Surveys were sent to all Session members that the office received email addresses for, all pastors, ministers, and CREs.  If you a member of one of these groups, but did not receive one of those emails, please click here to complete the survey.  A separate survey was sent to those currently serving on Presbytery Committees…if you did not receive an email with a link to that survey, please email Autumn at office@shenango.org.

Crisis in South Sudan

There has been a great deal of internal conflict in South Sudan over the past several weeks.  Violence among soldiers in the capital city of Juba has spread terror there and into other parts of the country.  More than 1,000 have been killed, many people have been displaced and humanitarian needs are pressing.

You can respond to this crisis through the Presbyterian Relief and Development Agency (PRDA).  To send such a gift click here or send a check through the Presbytery office, marking “South Sudan Relief” in the memo portion.

This link from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, made before the recent outbreak of hostilities in Juba, will help you understand the situation.  http://vimeo.com/82003944 Most important, please pray for the people of South Sudan, for our partners in SSPEC (South Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church), and all others who are working to respond to this crisis.

 

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