Register for the Fall 2015 Pastor Retreat!

October 5-6, 2015 Villa Maria Conference Center Special Guest: The Rev. Dr. Donald Dawson         The Rev. Dr. Donald J. Dawson is the director of World Mission Initiative at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and also director of New Wilmington Mission Conference. Don had 24 years of pastoral experience leading churches in mission involvementContinue reading “Register for the Fall 2015 Pastor Retreat!”

eLink News – EXTRA!

Prayers Rev. Bill Hudson (Honorably Retired) passed away on Monday, 7/20/15, following frontal lobe dementia, and ALS.  Visitation will be at McGonigle’s Funeral Home in Sharon, Thursday, 5-8PM.  Service will be at 1st Sharon Friday, 11AM. Bill grew up in Hermitage, and graduated from Westminster College.  He got his MDiv and DMin from PTS, servedContinue reading “eLink News – EXTRA!”

eLink News

This Week: July 18-25 – New Wilmington Mission Conference, Westminster College Campus   EP Activity This Month During the New Wilmington Mission Conference (July 18-25), Our Executive Presbyter, Ralph Hawkins will be hosting two pastors from the Iglesia Evangelica Dominicana (in the Dominican Republic) who will be Conference participants.  He will be attending the PCUSA Big TentContinue reading “eLink News”

eLink News – Special NWMC Edition

NWMC starts Saturday! The 110th Annual New Wilmington Mission Conference will take place July 18-25 at Westminster College.  Get more information on speakers at  For a printable schedule of events for the week, click here. Office Hours Limited During NWMC As always, office staff will be attending portions of Conference.  If you don’t find us atContinue reading “eLink News – Special NWMC Edition”

eLink News – EXTRA!

JOIN DR. FREDDY FOR LUNCH Interested in medical missions, the Middle East, or Christian-Muslim relations?  Join us this Monday as we host Dr. Freddy S. El-Baiady, director of the Salam Medical Center in the Qanatir area of Egypt.  Salam Medical Center is a place where people of all backgrounds and faiths can come for high quality medical care atContinue reading “eLink News – EXTRA!”

eLink News – EXTRA!

Rev. Malcolm S. Vandevort, Jr., 93, honorably retired member of our Shenango Presbytery, died on Thursday after a bout with cancer.  A long time Presbyterian missionary in Ethiopia, he also served several churches here in western PA and was known by many in our presbytery.  One of Malcolm’s daughters is Rachel Weller, also serving in Ethiopia and,Continue reading “eLink News – EXTRA!”