August 10 – 10:00 AM Budget & Finance Committee, Presbytery Office
August 11- 11:00 AM MCS Committee, New Wilmington Presbyterian Church
1:00 PM Sudan Team, New Wilmington Presbyterian Church
August 14- 3:00 PM Website-Building Workshop, New Wilmington Presbyterian Church
Don’t have a website? Want a better one? Let our evangelism team build you a site so potential visitors can easily find you. Sunday, August 14th from 3-5 PM at New Wilmington Presbyterian Church. RSVP to Rev. Sean Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 724-638-7381. A reservation is requested but not required.
EP Activity This Month
Our Executive Presbyter, Ralph Hawkins, will be preaching at 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 email@example.com
Congratulations to Rev. Max Muska (Harlansburg, Rich Hill) and wife Heather on the baptism of their first child, Harper Rose, at Rich Hill church this past Sunday.
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/
Egypt Mission Network Events
- There are plans to take a team to Egypt in the fall to build partnerships with the Presbyterian Church in Egypt. Dates are October 26 – November 3 (with potential for adding on tourist trips pre and post). Registration by Sept. 16. For more information, contact the presbytery office at 724-528-1610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sandy Lake Presbyterian Church (3461 Sandy Lake New Lebanon Road, Sandy Lake, PA) is hosting a dinner for 8 young Egyptian Church leaders and their hosts. Mark your calendar for a potluck dinner on September 14 from 6-8. Bring a dish to pass and table service and come hear how the Spirit is moving amongst our brothers and sisters in Egypt. (Questions: 724-376-2630 or TheOtherRevCreekpaum@gmail.com)
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 email@example.com.
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.