South Sudan Matching Challenge

Two elders in one of our congregations have challenged our presbytery to match their $20,000 mission gift by September 27 for immediate food relief in South Sudan through our mission partners.   BACKGROUND   Many folks are aware that Shenango Presbytery has a 20+ year partnership with Presbyterians in Sudan and now South Sudan, andContinue reading “South Sudan Matching Challenge”

Myers-Briggs and Leadership in the Church

Come join the presbytery’s Christian Education Committee and discover the unique personality and gifts that God has given to you and how you are called and equipped to use those gifts to serve the Lord more effectively. Sunday, October 2, 2016 2:00-5:30 pm Faith Presbyterian Church, Hermitage, PA Cost: $8/person (includes a personality assessment andContinue reading “Myers-Briggs and Leadership in the Church”

Register for the Fall 2016 Pastor Retreat!

Reading Poetry for Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Leadership October 3-4, 2016 at Villa Maria Conference Center  Rev. Dr. Richard Haney Executive Director of Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship “Reading poetry is a time-honored way of learning to pay attention to words, metaphors, rhythm and rhyme on the way to noticing God’s created order and people made inContinue reading “Register for the Fall 2016 Pastor Retreat!”

Official Call to the June 28, 2016 Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Shenango

The next stated meeting of Shenango Presbytery will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church in New Castle.   Important Items Before Presbytery Include: Visit from Lynn & Sharon Kandel, Presbyterian mission co-workers in South Sudan First reading of the Per Capita budget Installation of the new Moderator and Vice-Moderator Dismissal requestContinue reading “Official Call to the June 28, 2016 Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Shenango”

eLink News

The Obituary of Dr. Kenneth E. Bailey  Kenneth E. Bailey, renowned New Testament scholar, seminary professor, author, Presbyterian career missionary, and international lecturer, died on Monday, May 23, 2016, at age eighty-five after a short illness involving some weeks of hospitalization and a brief period of palliative care. Born to career missionary parents who servedContinue reading “eLink News”

South Sudan Food Crisis

The United Nations reports that across South Sudan, an estimated 3.9 million people – 34 per cent of the population – were severely food insecure in September 2015. This represents an 80 per cent increase compared with the same period last year. They also believe that over 2 million have had to flee their homes, some multiple times. WhileContinue reading “South Sudan Food Crisis”

LeaderFest 2016

Shenango Presbytery’s Annual LeaderFest Saturday, January 16, 2016 8:30 am-1:30 pm Westminster College and New Wilmington Presbyterian Church   All leaders in the church are welcome to join us as we hear keynoter Rev. Jim Walker speak to us about the Church as “Agent of Transformation: Cultivating Christian Communities Where Lives Are Changed.”  (Click hereContinue reading “LeaderFest 2016”

Official Call to the November 17, 2015 Stated Meeting of Shenango Presbytery

The next stated meeting of Shenango Presbytery will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Mercer.   Important Items Before Presbytery Include: Vote on the proposed amended presbytery Bylaws Vote on the 2016 Per Capita Budget Vote on the 2016 Mission and Ministry Budget Examination of Candidate Ray Medina. A report from Michael Weller,Continue reading “Official Call to the November 17, 2015 Stated Meeting of Shenango Presbytery”