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EP Activity This Month

Our Executive Presbyter, Ralph Hawkins, will be preaching at Rich Hill (Aug 7), Highland (Aug 14), Jackson Center (Aug 21), and Word Centered (Aug 28). Ralph welcomes opportunities to preach or bring greetings during a worship service, as well as opportunities to visit Session and Deacon meetings.   Schedule a Sunday or a meeting time by contacting him at 724-528-1610 or ralph@shenango.org


Cooking With a Mission

You are invited to join a five-week course in gastronomic delights starting Monday, September 19th and running each Monday through October 17th from 5;30 – 8:30 PM at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Mercer.  This hands-on class will feature a full array of menu items and tasting each evening led by instructor, local chef Mark Arnold.  The cost of $200 per person will go to support the mission work sponsored by Shenango Presbytery, and it is hoped we will that a “guest chef” or two from among the missionaries our presbytery supports.  Class size is limited, so contact the Presbytery office for a registration form.  Questions, call Don Stanley at 724-308-7251.


Register for the Fall Pastor Retreat

Reading Poetry for Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Leadership, October 3-4, 2016 at Villa Maria Conference Center with Dr. Richard Haney (Executive Director of Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship).  Click here to register: https://shenango.org/committees-groups/pastor-retreat-registration/


News From the Churches


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.


Cookie Sale

Shenango Presbyterian SeniorCare will hold a fund-raiser bake sale on Friday, August 5th from 9 AM – 3 PM again this year to assist with the SeniorCare Fund, previously known as the benevolent fund, for our residents.   Donations of cookies are welcome and can be dropped off at SPSC the day before the sale in disposable containers suitable for display.


Second Annual Yard Sale

Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church Shelter – Saturday, August 6th from 9 AM to 1 PM.  Multiple vendors and food counter.  Vendors welcome – Contact Kristin at 724-971-1508 to reserve a spot!


Outdoor Dance by Sanctuary Jazz Band

Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church Shelter – Saturday, August 12th from 7 to 9 PM.  Snacks and beverages provided.  Monetary donations will be accepted for Ellwood City Food Bank.  Contact Cindy at 724-651-8160 for more information.

Published by shenangopresby

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

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