Celebrate Sudan 2014
On World Communion Sunday, Presbyterian churches in the environs of Shenango Presbytery will come together for the 5th year to celebrate and pray for our partnership with the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church and the South Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian Church. This event will take place on October 5th at East Main Presbyterian Church at 7PM. We are honored to have Rev. Madut Ngor from Sudan with us this year. As usual, we are asking churches to take up a special offering for Celebrate Sudan on World Communion Sunday, or another Sunday…. Remember, Session approval for this offering is needed.
This year the special offerings collected will be used to help the church in South Sudan provide assistance for South Sudanese refugees, and to assist the two schools in the north (Khartoum) which train church leaders, Nile Theological College and Gereif Bible School. Please join us for a time of music, inspiration, prayer, fellowship, and authentic Sudanese food!!!
Opportunities to Meet Our South Sudan Partner
We are honored to have Rev. Madut Ngor from South Sudan with us this year. Rev. Madut along with his wife Nada has 3 children, Alek 11, Aker 9 and Tong 5. He is the Deputy Secretary General of SSPEC and teaches Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Juba. SSPEC Executive Committee has asked Rev. Madut to plan the establishment of a Bible Institute in Juba.
- Wednesday, October 1
- 6:00 pm – Dinner at Highland Presbyterian Church, 708 Highland Ave, New Castle
- 6:30 pm – Program *Child Care Provided*
- Suggested donation for dinner $2
- Friday, October 3
- 6:30 pm – Dinner at the home of Jill and Jim Mohr, 314 Orchard Terrace Drive, New Wilmington. Please bring a dish to share. This is a great opportunity to visit with both our visitor from South Sudan and the PCUSA International Peacemaker from Malawi.
- Saturday, October 4
- 8:30 am – Breakfast at the home of Elizabeth and Ralph Hawkins, 445 W. Neshannock Ave, New Wilmington
- Sunday, October 5
- 9:15 am – Sunday School at New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, 229 S. Market Street
- 11:00 am – Worship at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Ave, Ellwood City
- 7:00 pm – Celebrate Sudan, East Main, 120 East Main Street, Grove City
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