Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Synod, Brotherhood Insurance giving back

Posted October 29, 2014

Insurance can be a tricky thing. Sure, when there’s an accident, insurance companies are there to help you out in your time of need. But what if you’re careful and manage to stay out of harm’s way? It can seem like those regular premium payments are being made but nothing is received in return. Thanks…

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Lehigh opts to close down Camp Brainerd

Posted October 28, 2014

Sixty-two years is a long time. A lot has happened since 1952 when Lehigh Presbytery purchased Camp Brainerd in Stroudsburg, PA. In fact, a pair of fires in consecutive years in the early 1960s destroyed buildings on the property, but hard work and determination enabled the camp to survive and flourish through the years. Until…

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Sewickley’s mission carried out in Haiti, West Virginia

Posted October 27, 2014

“I think God really brought us together as a crew to say ‘No matter where you’re going, you’re doing my work and you’re doing what’s important and you’re showing Christ’s love to the world.’”

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Synod, Brotherhood Insurance giving back

Posted October 23, 2014

Insurance can be a tricky thing. Sure, when there’s an accident, insurance companies are there to help you out in your time of need. But what if you’re careful and manage to stay out of harm’s way? It can seem like those regular premium payments are being made but nothing is received in return. Thanks…

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West Virginia creates own leadership program

Posted October 2, 2014

Jeremiah 29:11 says, according to the New International Version of the Bible, “’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” That in a nutshell is the backbone to the new West Virginia Institute for…

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Crestfield rewarded for fruits of its labor

Posted October 13, 2014

It’s been a pretty good stretch for the Rev. Betty Angelini. The executive director for the Crestfield Camp and Conference Center in Slippery Rock, PA, just turned the corner on 10 years at her post. At the same time, she is part of an organization that received an international award and was also recently given…

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Lights, camera, action! East Liberty PC is stage for movie

Posted October 9, 2014

Vin Diesel sat in the pews for several days at East Liberty Presbyterian Church and also prayed with the Rev. Dr. Randy Bush. Elijah Wood was milling around the hallways and sanctuary there, too, in late September. And they weren’t alone. They brought many friends and co-workers with them to the Pittsburgh church and left…

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