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First PC aims to ‘Warm It Forward Bradford’

Posted February 5, 2016

Experiencing God’s work is a powerful thing. And seeing the end result make a difference in your own community can be just as meaningful. That’s the storyline behind the “Warm It Forward Bradford” program that is the brainchild of First Presbyterian Church of Bradford, PA. During the final week of January, close to 20 churches,…

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Three entities in Synod receive $10K DREAM Grants from PMA

Posted March 3, 2016

Three churches within the bounds of the Synod of the Trinity were awarded DREAM Grants worth $10,000 each in February. DREAM Grants, which stands for Developmental, Risky, Experimental, Adaptive Mission, are designed to encourage the birth of new ventures through congregations and presbyteries rather than to support the expansion of existing programs within congregations. DREAM…

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Second PC of Carlisle takes to streets to impose ashes

Posted February 17, 2016

Prayers and ashes, with no strings attached. That was what three people from Second Presbyterian Church in Carlisle, PA, were offering on Ash Wednesday in a Walmart parking lot and on a sidewalk near a Panera Bread. With ashes clearly displayed on their foreheads and a sign asking “How can we pray for you?”, Pastors…

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Being a moderator is all in the family for Judy Veon, Lou Nyiri

Posted December 17, 2015

Holidays are a time for families to gather around the table and catch up on what they have been up to since the last time they were together. The conversation around the Veon table might be a little more interesting this year. Judy Veon is a Ruling Elder who attends New Wilmington Presbyterian Church. She…

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Group at First PC (Pottstown) enjoying their faith and nature

Posted January 15, 2015

Is there a better place to enjoy God’s gifts than to be out among them? If you ask Mike Deegan, he’ll quickly say “No.” Four years ago, Deegan connected with First Presbyterian Church in Pottstown, a congregation with which his father had been a lifetime member. Within a year of becoming a member, Deegan organized…

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