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Upcoming Events:

February 18- 9:30 AM Steering Committee, Presbytery Office
11:00 AM Budget and Finance Committee, Presbytery Office
7:00 PM Committee on Ministry, Presbytery Office
February 19- 10:00 AM Missional Experimentation Event, Calvin Church in Zelienople
February 20- 10:00 AM EP Nominating Committee, Presbytery Office
February 21- 12:30 PM Preparation for Ministry, Presbytery Office
February 25- 6:30 PM Presbytery Meeting, Grove City College – Watch for a special eLink tomorrow!


  • Don Stanley’s mother, Elizabeth D. Stanley, died at age 90.  Visitation will be on Friday (2-3 and 7-9 pm) at Beinhauer Funeral Home, 2838 Washington Road, McMurray.  Memorial service will be at 11 am at Mt. Lebanon U.P. Church, 255 Washington Road, Pittsburgh.
  • Ken Bailey will be having back surgery on Thursday.

Dr. Bailey Lecture Cancelled This Week

Due to an unforeseen conflict, the Ken Bailey lecture for this Thursday has been cancelled.  We will instead meet earlier, at 9:00 AM, next Thursday for a longer period to make up the time.  Thank you, and sorry for any inconvenience.

Annual Reports – DUE TOMORROW!

The deadline to complete GA Online Statistical Reports is TOMORROW, February 19th at midnight.  Check the box in the lower right-hand corner of our homepage http://www.shenango.org for more information on annual reports.  Presbytery reports were due at the end of January.  If you haven’t submitted your annual report forms or Terms of Call forms yet, please do so…necrology forms are needed ASAP in order to be included in the worship service at Presbytery on the 28th.

Income Tax Information from the Board of Pensions

The Board’s web resources for the current tax season, Tax Tips for Members and Churches – Tax Year 2013, is available now at Board University athttps://pensions.adobeconnect.com/_a701962636/taxtips2013.  Other links are also found there.

Former Steeler at Westminster College

Former Pittsburgh Steeler and current KDKA TV Color Analyst, Edmund C. Nelson will be speaking on Thursday, February 27th at 7:30 PM in the Wallace Memorial Chapel, Westminster College.  He will share his faith journey and his stories from his time playing football.  Mr. Nelson was a coveted Guy Toph Award winner, and a Cliff Hare Award winner.  He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1982 in the 7th round and played professional football for the next seven years, also playing for the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns.

News from the Churches

Indoor Yard Sale

The Presbyterian Women of Unity Presbyterian Church, 1857 Mercer W. Middlesex Road, (Rt. 318) will hold an Indoor Yard Sale on Friday, February 28, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM , and Saturday, March 1, from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  Lunch will be available.  Proceeds will support mission projects.

Organist Wanted

New Wilmington Presbyterian Church is seeking a part-time organist.  Interested parties should send a resume c/o Organ Committee, New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, 229 S. Market Street, New Wilmington, PA  16142.

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

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