A Stewardship Lesson from Long Ago

Something very remarkable happened under the leadership of Nehemiah. In short order the walls protecting Jerusalem were rebuilt and once again the returning exiles could live securely, worshipping in the newly restored temple. Likely Nehemiah made several trips to Jerusalem from Susa in the Persian Empire some 2,500 years ago. On one such occasion heContinue reading “A Stewardship Lesson from Long Ago”

Celebrate the Older Adults in Your Life

For over 50 years, Shenango on the Green has served older adults at our campus in New Wilmington. We are Lawrence County’s only continuing care retirement community, offering a complete spectrum of services and support. Throughout all these years, we have been blessed with the thoughtful support of the congregations of the Shenango Presbytery. YourContinue reading “Celebrate the Older Adults in Your Life”

Special Offerings

Does your church contribute to the PC(USA)’s Special Offerings? Would you like more information, and printable resources, that you can use to help promote these offerings throughout the year? Together, Presbyterians have a massive impact around the world, just by contributing to the four Special Offerings through the PC(USA). Millions of people just like youContinue reading “Special Offerings”

5 Questions With Tod Bolsinger

Tod Bolsinger will be with us in a few short weeks to lead a special Sunday evening event for elders, deacons, and pastors, as well as a two-day pastor retreat. Our Director of Presbytery Advancement, Beth Creekpaum recently spoke with Tod about his ministry and his plans for the May weekend. Can you tell usContinue reading “5 Questions With Tod Bolsinger”

Re-Imaging The Presbytery of Shenango:  Organized in a New Way

The old ways of Presbytery life together as Presbyterian Churches is coming to an end.  The old ways are coming to an end because the culture is changing.  The old ways are coming to an end because churches are changing.  And the old ways are coming to an end because Presbyteries are changing.             InContinue reading “Re-Imaging The Presbytery of Shenango:  Organized in a New Way”

Shenango Presbytery’s Mission Funds

“Congregations Do Mission… and Congregations Do Mission Together” Congregations have always “done mission”. Congregations are the communities that dream dreams, organize volunteers, and raise support. The Presbytery of Shenango mission funds encourage congregations to lead in mission. We invite congregations to “do mission together” by financially supporting seven funds that represent mission visions shared byContinue reading “Shenango Presbytery’s Mission Funds”

Virtual Visit: The Presbyterian Historical Society

How well do you know your Presbyterian heritage?  Many of us grew up in the Presbyterian church, some are brand new, but all of us could learn something new about our history from visiting the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia.  “Organized in 1852, the Presbyterian Historical Society is the oldest denominational archives in the UnitedContinue reading “Virtual Visit: The Presbyterian Historical Society”