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This Week:

November 27-28 OFFICE CLOSED, Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2- 6:30 PM Presbytery Meeting, Hillside PC, Greenville

Back from Africa

Rev. Ralph Hawkins and Rev. Rich Kinney have returned from their trip to Cairo and the Sudan.  They will be sharing information from their trip at the Presbytery Meeting on Tuesday evening.

Wedding News

Teresa Kendall, pastor at First Presbyterian in Deer Lodge, MT and Tom Gomola, pastor at Leesburg Church in Leesburg, PA are getting married!  The wedding is Pentecost Sunday, May 24, 2015 at First Presbyterian in Deer Lodge, MT.  (Teresa and Tom were both former members of Shenango Presbytery.)

Mission Giving Deadline

The deadline for the Presbytery Office to receive mission moneys for the 2014 calendar year is coming soon.  Monies must be postmarked by Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

Net Results for You

Just a reminder that the Evangelism Committee has secured an online subscription to Net Results for the Presbytery.  You can access current and archived issues via the Evangelism Committee page on the Presbytery’s website…login details are provided below the link.

Blue Christmas Service

Sunday, November 30th at 6:00 pm New Wilmington Presbyterian Church will be hosting the annual Blue Christmas Service on Sunday, November 30 at 6:00pm in the Ligo Room of the church. This simple candlelit service is for those who need to pause, acknowledge their own loss, grief or sadness and be surrounded by prayer, song and scripture. Please mark this time on you calendar and invite any friends in the larger community to join us at this service.

News from the Churches

You’re Invited

With 40 years as a resident and teacher in the Middle East, world-renowned expert Dr. Kenneth E. Bailey wrote “Open Hearts in Bethlehem” to dispel what tradition and mis-translations on Scripture have portrayed about the birth of Jesus.  The 50-minute musical drama will be presented at TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH in Mercer at 7 PM on Friday and Saturday, December 12 and 13 and at 2:30 PM on Saturday and Sunday, December 13 and 14.   Information is available, and reservations may be made at the church web site:  http://trinitypc.wix.com/mercer and click on “Play Reservations”.  Admission is a free-will donation for Missions. The church is accessible for all people.

“Give Them Something To Eat” Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

FREE to all on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 11 AM – 1 PM, Free Deliveries.  Word Centered Fellowship, 710 Carnegie Avenue, Sharon, PA.  For orders to to volunteer to help deliver, call: 724-308-6502 and leave a message or email: info@wordcentered.net.

Holiday Bake Sale

Shenango Presbyterian SeniorCare at S. Market Street in New Wilmington on Thursday and Friday, December 4th and 5th from 9 AM to 3 PM.  All proceeds support Shenango SeniorCare Benevolence Fund.

Music Director Wanted

Coolspring Presbyterian Church is looking for a Music Director responsible for 1 Sunday service and Choir.  Piano and/or organ experience.  This is a paid position.  Please call 724-475-3712 and leave a message with your contact information if interested.

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