Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Reading’s Washington Church getting helping hand from long-time friends

Posted September 23, 2016

“This is a really big win-win for us and for Washington to get their ramp and for Reading to be able to continue that connection with them.”

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Good Shepherd Church regrouping after fire

Posted September 22, 2016

“If we recognize that all things work together for good to them that love God who are called according to his purpose, it’s up to us to see what God’s call is in this.”

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First Lancaster congregation growing through SENT Festival

Posted September 26, 2016

“The benefit is, I think, people are becoming engaged. For people who have been involved in church all of their lives, they’re saying, ‘Wow, there’s more. I didn’t realize there was more.’”

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Pittsburgh Presbytery finds diamond in rough in Rachel Shussett

Posted September 20, 2016

“I am the literal definition of a ‘cradle Presbyterian,’ having grown up with my dad being a pastor.”

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Dick Baker, 89, helped establish Upper Ohio Valley Presbytery

Posted September 15, 2016

“He always made you feel like what you had to offer was good.”

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Commissioner Corner: Dianne Kareha, Lehigh Presbytery

Posted September 1, 2016

What goals do you have while serving as commissioner?: Facilitate communication between and mutual appreciation of presbyteries, synod and GA

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Olivet PC youth make a difference during Philadelphia Project

Posted September 22, 2016

The following is a written account from a youth and Pastor Kathy Hecht of Olivet Presbyterian Church in Prospect Park, PA, in the Presbytery of Philadelphia. The congregation’s youth group participated in The Philadelphia Project in July of 2016. A Synod of the Trinity Peacemaking Grant worth $800 helped Olivet fund the mission trip. To…

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Commissioner Corner: William Moore, Presbytery of Lake Erie

Posted September 1, 2016

When you’re not serving your church, what can you be found doing?: Historical research — mainly architecture and family history

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Rev. Freedom Blackwell was beloved civil rights leader

Posted September 1, 2016

“I believe we will witness the impact of his ministry in Pittsburgh Presbytery, the Synod of the Trinity and the PCUSA for many years to come.”

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