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This Week:

November 17- 1:30 PM Evangelism Committee, Presbytery Office

November 21- 9:00 AM PW Coordinating Team, Presbytery Office

November 23-25- OFFICE CLOSED, Thanksgiving Holiday


EP Activity This Month

Our Executive Presbyter, Ralph Hawkins, will be preaching at the Oak Grove church (Nov 20) and speaking to the First New Castle congregation (Nov 20).  He will be leading officer and staff training at the St. Andrews—Covenant Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, North Carolina (Nov 11-13), where Rev. Bob Bardeen (formerly here in Shenango) is the Interim Pastor. He will also be attending our synod’s annual Committee on Ministry training in State College (Nov 17-18). 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.


Bailey Memorial Service

The Memorial Service for the late Dr. Kenneth Bailey that was held at NEST on October 9, 2016 is now available on YouTube.


Don Dawson in the Synod News

Read the story here, http://www.syntrinity.org/featured/don-dawson-helped-reshape-mission-focus-in-western-pa/


News From the Churches

Tis’ the Season of Giving…

Word Centered Presbyterian will be providing dinners on Thanksgiving!  There is no charge, just loving!  If you know of anyone that would be blessed by the love, PLEASE give us a call at 724-699-2344.  All we need is a name, address, and phone number!  If you are so moved, we’d appreciate some help in getting the meals to the people.  PLEASE call and let us know that we can count on you for about an hour of your day, again PLEASE call: 724-699-2344.  Also, we welcome food to aid in putting dishes together.  Baked/sliced turkeys would be a huge blessing!  In anticipation of your gift: THANK YOU, WE LOVE YOU AND YOU CAN’T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT!


You’re Invited to…

The Boar’s Head Festival, a celebration in music and pageantry of the birth of Christ at Christ Presbyterian Church (325 Spring Avenue, Ellwood City) on Saturday, November 26th at 7 PM, Saturday, December 3rd at 5 & 7 PM, or Sunday, December 4th at 5 & 7 PM.  Call 724-758-4563 for your FREE tickets.


Messiah Concert

The Shenango Valley Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Barr, will present the Christmas portion of Handel’s MESSIAH on Sunday afternoon, November 20th, at 2:30 PM in the Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 600 East State Street, Sharon.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Begin your Christmas celebration with the reason for the season: the coming of our Savior, Christ the Lord, as it is proclaimed in the beauty of Handel’s music.


Part Time Organist/Music Director Wanted

First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Falls is looking for a part time Organist/Music Director.  For more information, click here.


Free Organ

Lowry Electric Organ in beautiful condition

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

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