A presbytery-wide worship service in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be held at Market Square Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg, PA.
Consider taking part in this presbytery-wide choir that will debut a newly-commissioned anthem by Robert Lau during the service. Rehearsal will begin at 3 p.m. on Oct. 29. Music will be sent prior to the service.
This service is being planned by the presbytery’s Coordinating Council. Come join this celebration of our Reformed heritage on Oct. 29.
The Rev. Graham Standish will host the Presbytery of Lake Erie’s leadership event for elders and deacons at Penn State Behrend College (Smith Chapel) on Saturday, Nov. 4. Cost for the day will be $15 per person, including continental breakfast, beverage service and box lunch. All elders and deacons are encouraged to come and bring their pastors along if possible. Contact the Rev. Dave Edmunds (814-397-1861) or the Rev. Charlie McClung (814-504-7635) for more information about the event and about Graham himself. More information available here.
Vera White, National Coordinator of 1001 New Worshiping Communities, will visit the Presbytery of Philadelphia office on Monday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m. for an afternoon of conversation, collaboration, and exploration of new ministry possibilities in and around the greater presbytery region.
An open invitation to all dreamers and ministry leaders. The presbytery especially invites those currently serving any of its new worshiping communities. For questions and details, email email@example.com.
A workshop titled “Into the Light: Pastor Responses to the Opioid Crisis” will be held Friday, Oct. 27, at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. This workshop will help attendees become effective allies to those impacted by addiction. It will familiarize faith leaders with the dynamics of addiction in those experiencing it as well as loved ones, equip them with basic skills and information to be pastorally present and provide them with liturgical and church strategies and resources for including addiction in the church conversation. Cost is $25. Click here for more information and to register.