Monthly Archives: April 2016


For the Rev. Ed Thompson, it feels good to be back home in West Virginia

Posted April 28, 2016

The Rev. Ed Thompson has a note on his desk at the Presbytery of West Virginia that reads, “God has put you in the right place,” something a coach told him a decade ago. He could easily add the word “again” to the end of that sentence. The new General Presbyter in West Virginia is…

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‘Call to the Church’ discussion at Crestfield brings varied responses, opinions

Posted April 13, 2016

“Everybody who was there really thinks that being Presbyterian is important and matters. They want to be part of this.”

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Pittsburgh Presbytery trying again to address struggles of African American men

Posted April 4, 2016

“Now, because of all of the violence and shootings, it’s time for it to be re-emphasized.”

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Washington Presbytery begins tradition of ‘Moderator’s Cross’

Posted April 1, 2016

“I personally look at this cross as a symbol of unity and am very proud of being part of initiating the tradition of a ‘Moderator’s Cross’ in the Washington Presbytery.”

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Pittsburgh-area church helps rebuild in New Jersey

Posted April 28, 2016

In August of 2015, nine people representing Old Union Presbyterian Church and their friends from the Pittsburgh area of Mars and Paris traveled to Bayville, N.J., for a week-long mission trip to help the area continue to recover from the devastation caused by flooding from Hurricane Sandy three years earlier. When not working in the…

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Election Day brings another community luncheon to Brockway Church

Posted April 20, 2016

“It is a service to the community, but there’s a warm atmosphere where people can come in and have a lunch and have some great fellowship.”

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