Presbytery News

Redstone

    ‘Mission Ex’ service trip

    Date: June 28, 2020 - July 2, 2020

    Attention Youth Leaders: Here is an opportunity to do a mission trip specifically designed for Middle School Youth! “Mission Ex” is a five-day/four-night program with service projects, worship, great teaching, zip-lines and crazy games from June 28 to July 2. Just bring your youth – Pine Springs Camp in Jennerstown, PA, does all the planning. For more information, click here, call (814) 629-9834 or email greg@pinesprings.org.

    Redstone Presbytery Calendar

    Date: August 12, 2015

Upper Ohio Valley

    Soul Shop

    Date: June 8, 2020

    Soul Shop, a one-day workshop that equips congregational leaders to minister to those impacted by suicidal desperation, will be held June 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Camp Wakonda, 5045 Dyewood Road SW, Sherrodsville, OH 44675. The workshop at Camp Wakonda has a youth ministry focus but is open to everyone. After providing a Biblical framework for understanding and preventing suicide, the specialist will develop greater suicide awareness and basic conversation skills, as well as make space, inviting those who have been suicidal in the past to share their stories.

    This important program is freely offered, but a donation of $20/person is suggested. Lunch will be included. (Additional support and resources provided by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Ohio Chapter.) Register online at www.cantoncpc.org or call (330) 456-8113. For more information, contact Pastor Michael Wallace, Christ Presbyterian Church, Canton, OH, mwallace@cantoncpc.org.

Washington

    ‘Mission Ex’ service trip

    Date: June 28, 2020 - July 2, 2020

    Attention Youth Leaders: Here is an opportunity to do a mission trip specifically designed for Middle School Youth! “Mission Ex” is a five-day/four-night program with service projects, worship, great teaching, zip-lines and crazy games from June 28 to July 2. Just bring your youth – Pine Springs Camp in Jennerstown, PA, does all the planning. For more information, click here, call (814) 629-9834 or email greg@pinesprings.org.

West Virginia

    2020 Small Church Conference

    Date: September 12, 2020

    The Presbytery of West Virginia’s 2020 Small Church Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the First Presbyterian Church in Clarksburg, WV.

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has had us all focused in many other directions these past several weeks, the Small Church Conference planning team has made some progress on this year’s event. This includes choosing the conference theme – “Encouraging and Equipping” – as well as the keynote speaker – Rev. Dr. Judi Slater [the pastor of Duquesne (PA) First Presbyterian Church and a member of the Shared Ministry Team for Lincoln Place Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh]. In addition to her keynote presentation, she will also lead a workshop.

    Festival of Faith rescheduled for Aug. 29

    Date: August 29, 2020

    Festival of Faith, with keynote presenter Jill Duffield, editor of The Presbyterian Outlook, has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 29. More information will be coming in early summer. Please mark this date on your calendar!

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