Giving Tuesday

Make a difference on Giving Tuesday and thereafter

Posted November 3, 2015

On Nov. 24, millions of people across the United States will give thanks for all of the blessings they have received in the past year. The following day, which has come to be known as Black Friday, those same people hit the stores in search of Christmas presents, giving their hard-earned money to the retailers…

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Crestfield Camp’s Middle School Retreat teaches hope, social connection

Posted November 24, 2015

What follows is a recap that was shared with parents following the Middle School Retreat titled “Broken: A Faithful Response to Bullying & Suicide” that was held at Crestfield Camp and Conference Center during consecutive November weekends in Slippery Rock, PA. For more on the program, read a story here. We would like to share…

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Redstone Presbytery takes pilgrimage to Holy Land

Posted November 23, 2015

Twenty pilgrims from Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio flew to Israel on Oct. 18 to visit the land of the Bible. These pilgrims were from many walks of life: high school students, pastors, retirees, doctors, massage therapists, teachers and more. With Brian Kvasnica of Jerusalem Biblical Studies Society as their guide, they spent 11 days…

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Protestant Campus Ministry making an impact at Behrend College

Posted November 5, 2015

The Rev. Dave Edmunds was asked to lead a worship service at Behrend College in Erie, PA, in the late 1980s. He prepared a short sermon, some music and was more-than-ready to interact with whoever walked through the doors of the Student Union Building’s auditorium that Sunday afternoon. But only one student came. Some 25…

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