Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Rev. Dr. Wayne W. Allen, 84, was Synod moderator, acting executive

Posted April 26, 2017

The Synod of the Trinity is grateful for his service to the Synod and our region.

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Backyard Missions

Mission experience allows student groups to serve in own ‘backyard’

Posted April 26, 2017

“The most important part of Backyard Missions is what happens when teams return home. The entire experience is aimed at equipping teams with the skills, experiences and questions that will propel them forward as missionaries in their own contexts.”

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Columbia PC’s mission trip leaves lasting effect on ‘Dream Team’

Posted April 19, 2017

“My treat this whole trip was to watch the impact on other people.”

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Two new Synod grants help celebrate our 300th birthday

Posted April 18, 2017

Have you picked up your birthday present yet? What? Huh? Did I miss something? Seriously, PRESBYTERIES: have you picked up your 300th birthday present yet? In this 300th year of the Synod of the Trinity, founded as the Synod of Philadelphia, we want to say thank you to our colleagues across the region for many…

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Students at Westminster College transformed as they ‘Experience Alaska’

Posted April 17, 2017

“Spiritual development is a big part of what we do. We spend time talking about where they saw God present today.”

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Pittsburgh Seminary offering graduate certificate in Church Planting and Revitalization

Posted April 12, 2017

Through four hybrid courses, concurrent fieldwork, a coaching relationship and an integrative final portfolio, students must complete 18 hours of coursework for this certificate.

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PC(USA) launches Abuse Prevention Helpline

Posted April 4, 2017

The toll-free number is 866-607-SAFE.

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History: Presbytery of Lackawanna – Still reaching out to its brothers and sisters

Posted April 3, 2017

Three presbyteries (Susquehanna, Montrose and Luzerne) were merged to form the Presbytery of Lackawanna.

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History: Board of Pensions – Supporting pastors for 300 years

Posted April 4, 2017

By Lea Sitton Stanley The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is celebrating 300 years of care for ministers and other church workers. It traces its roots to the Fund for Pious Uses, established by Presbyterians in Philadelphia in 1717. In the early 18th century, hundreds of Presbyterian Scots in Ulster, chafing under…

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