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Rev. Ed Rudiger spreading Gospel around world

Posted March 23, 2016

Not everyone has embraced the social media phase that the world has gravitated to. The Rev. Ed Rudiger is not one of those people. The pastor at Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton, WV, is very active on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. He feels that these are very effective ways to deliver the…

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A prayer for Brussels as we approach Easter

Posted March 22, 2016

Lord, teach me to pray when I do not have words — words to express the grief the pain the horror the outrage the confusion the fear — rekindled yet again — this day Lord, teach me how to live when Good Friday — Long Friday, Sorrowful Friday — is not just a vividly-portrayed remembrance…

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‘Being More Together’ helps identify ministry of Synod of Trinity

Posted March 9, 2016

They are three simple words, but they carry plenty of meaning, one that The Synod of the Trinity leadership hopes translates both to Presbyterians and to the world. In an attempt to help describe the physical and spiritual work the Synod is called to do, the Synod’s Communications Team has created a new expression of…

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Presbytery of Philadelphia takes leap of faith in chartering Beacon Church

Posted March 2, 2016

Imagine a weekly small worshiping community where the focus is less on the number of members than the depth of ministry with its community. Also imagine a worshiping community that seeks to fund the majority of its operating and programmatic costs creatively through private grants in addition to its partnerships with congregations, the presbytery, the…

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Trip helps leaders better understand issues in Israel, Palestine

Posted May 13, 2016

The following was written by the Rev. Nick Marlatt, the pastor at Ohio United Presbyterian Church in Aliquippa, PA. Nick was one of eight people from the Synod of the Trinity region who went on the trip. Two folks were from the Presbytery of Carlisle (Rev. Bill Harter, pastor emeritus from Presbyterian Church of Falling…

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