Monthly Archives: November 2017


2018 Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive running through Dec. 17

Posted November 7, 2017

Since 2000, the Children’s Museum has collected more than 39,750 sweaters to share with families in need throughout our southwestern Pennsylvania “neighborhood.”

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New Hope Ministries continuing to make a difference in people’s lives

Posted November 29, 2017

“It’s helping people in need. New Hope helps people get on their feet and become self-sustaining.”

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Presbytery of Lake Erie uses Synod grants to connect with brothers and sisters in Ghana

Posted November 16, 2017

It was a fruitful trip that will continue to help both presbyteries to build on this seven-year international partnership.

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J.C. Austin called to pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem (PCUSA)

Posted November 22, 2017

For nearly 20 years, J.C. Austin has served the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as a pastor, an educator and a leader at every level of the denomination.

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Rev. John Creasy bringing awareness to climate issues to Pittsburgh

Posted November 21, 2017

“… Our task is to create and be co-creators as we love what has been created.”

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Synod’s tree-planting program provides growth for next 300 years

Posted November 13, 2017

“We wanted something that would be lasting, not just a brief nod to our history and our future.”

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October 2017 Synod Assembly: Rhythm of the Synod

Posted November 2, 2017

The three-day gathering not only recognized the past but also challenged those who participated to make a difference in their congregations and communities as the region embarks on its next 300 years.

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