March 6- 10:oo AM EP Nominating Committee, Presbytery Office
March 10-11 Pastor Retreat, Villa Maria Conference Center
Don Stanley to Assist COM and CPM
Jim Mohr, moderator of Council, has asked that Presbytery be informed that Don Stanley (Pastor in Jamestown) and his session have agreed that he will be available 8 – 10 hours per week beginning March 1 to assist the Committee on Ministry and the Committee on Preparation for Ministry. Don’s service will help with the anticipated 3-month Executive Presbytery vacancy.
Bud Green is now mobile with his cane and available for preaching. You can reach him at 724-654-1513.
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.
Refund Available to Virtually Every Church
For the fourth and final year since the Small Employer Healthcare Tax Credit was offered in its current form to small tax-exempt employers – including churches with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees – the Board of Pensions is once again providing resources at http://www.pensions.org/AvailableResources/FeaturedArticles/Pages/Significant-Tax-Savings-Possible-for-Small-Employers-through-Healthcare-Tax-Credit.aspx to help PC(USA) churches and other employing organizations claim this credit.
Meet the Smith-Mathers
You are invited to meet Shelvis, Nancy, and Jordan Smith-Mather, mission co-workers to South Sudan on Wednesday, April 9th at 7:00 PM at the New Wilmington Presbyterian Church. All are welcome!
Continuing Education Event at PTS
“Nurturing Your Spirit As You Serve In Ministry” will be presented on March 18, 2014 from 9 AM – 3 PM in the Knox Room, PTS. Keynote Speakers will be Andrew and Catherine Purvis…several workshops will be available. For more information, see http://www.pts.edu. If you are interested in carpooling to this event, contact Rev. Jim Mohr.
News from the Churches
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.
There is a small organ available FREE. Contact Anne Dayton at 724-458-9245 for details.