The NW Region of the Presbytery of Philadelphia will be showing the film “13th” in its entirety on Saturday, March 23, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the presbytery office. There will have a brief, facilitated discussion afterwards. There will be coffee and light refreshments but registration is not required. There is ample parking, and the entrance faces the parking lot behind the building.
More information is available here.
The Presbytery of Redstone’s Pastors Retreat will focus on “What We Need is Here: Practicing the Heart of Christian Spirituality.” Dr. L. Roger Owens, Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality, will be the leader of this event, which will occur April 28-29 (Sunday evening, Monday morning/afternoon).
Registration is $40/overnight stay; $25/commuter at Pine Springs Camp in Jennerstown, PA. To register, contact the presbytery office at (724) 837.6737 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resurrection Power’s annual breakfast banquet will be held Saturday, April 13, at 8:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge in Washington, PA. The guest speaker will be Jerrel Gilliam, interim director, Light of Light Rescue Mission.
You and your congregation are invited to attended and support Resurrection Power as it seeks to grow from four to five recovery houses in Washington County. Together, Resurrection Power carries the message of God’s Love for addicts and alcoholics. Go to www.eventbrite.com and search “Resurrection Power” in Washington to learn more about the event and the different levels of sponsorship and to RSVP by ordering tickets.
Details are on an invitation here.
The Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery of West Virginia will hold their annual PW Gathering on March 30 at Saint John XXIII in Charleston, WV, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Keynote Speaker will be Anita Gutschick, a national speaker and actress who portrays women of the Bible to inspire and breathe life into ancient voices.
Price is $10 per person to cover the cost of lunch. Reservations must be made by March 18. More information is available here.
“Being Church Today” is the theme of this year’s Festival of Faith, a day of learning opportunities, fellowship and worship that will be held Saturday, April 6, at the First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, WV. Brian McLaren, an author, speaker, activist, public theologian and leading figure in the emergent church movement, will present the keynote on “Being Church in a Time of Division.” There will also be workshops, a Presbyterian Publishing House bookstore, several mission/ministry partners and more. Details on the workshops can be found here. More information is available here.