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This Week:

June 28 – 6:00 PM Meet & Greet the Kandels, Clen-Moore PC
6:30 PM Stated Presbytery Meeting, Clen-Moore PC

July 4 – OFFICE CLOSED, Independence Day


Planning Calendars

The planning calendar orders have arrived and can be picked up at the Presbytery office at your convenience.  We’re still holding calendars for: 1st New Castle, Moravia, Mt. Jackson, Shenango, and 3rd New Castle.  Bills have been mailed to the churches, for those who had not already paid.  We have 2 additional calendars available for individual sale at $9.50 each.


Kandels Present at Mohawk

PCUSA mission co-workers Lynn and Sharon Kandel are visiting our presbytery this week.  On Monday evening, they presented at Mohawk Coffee House in Bessemer.  Pictured here, Sharon discusses their ministry in South Sudan facilitating a Presbyterian education and peacemaking project in partnership with the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan.  The Kandels are halfway through a four-year mission term in South Sudan.

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Offering for the Kandels

There will be a special offering for the Kandels to be taken at the Presbytery meeting on June 28th at Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church.  Please talk the offering over with your Session and decide how you may want to participate.


News From the Churches


Small baby grand – as is – free for hauling…Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City, PA.   Call 724-758-4258 Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday from 9 AM to 12 PM.



Organist and/or pianist.  Neshannock Presbyterian Church, New Wilmington, PA.  One Sunday service per week.  One choir rehearsal per week in season.  Pay commensurate with experience.  Reply to Neshannock Presbyterian Church at 724-946-2081 or emailadmin@neshpresby.org.


Community Lunch

On Sunday, July 10th at 12:30 PM, Mt. Hermon Presbyterian Church will host a Community Lunch for everyone.  Hot Dogs, condiments, and drink will be provided.  Invite your friends and neighbors!


Platin Scala in Concert at First, Sharon

Platin Scala of Wenden Germany has been producing classical orchestral concerts and magnificent opera singers for twenty-five years.  Now American audiences have the unique opportunity to hear a rising star in the world of outstanding violinists.  Elias David Moncado is being introduced to American audiences as part of an exchange between Platin Scala of Wenden Germany and the New Castle Eintracht Maennerchor.  This 15-year-old violinist will perform at First Presbyterian Church of Sharon on July 19th at 7:00 PM.  Elias has been a featured performer with symphony orchestras in Berlin, Prague, Penang, Malaysia, Munich, and more!  He will be accompanied by his father Bernard Moncado, who is not only a gifted pianist but also a Conductor and the Chorus Master of the Opera at Theater Freiburg.  This is a great opportunity for young and old alike to experience truly a world class performer on the rise in a beautiful intimate setting.

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Published by shenangopresby

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

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