The Rev. Dave Edmunds was asked to lead a worship service at Behrend College in Erie, PA, in the late 1980s. He prepared a short sermon, some music and was more-than-ready to interact with whoever walked through the doors of the Student Union Building’s auditorium that Sunday afternoon. But only one student came. Some 25…
“I hope that through all of this we will see God’s hand working and that we’ll be led by the Spirit on what we need to do as a church and how we can help.”
“We’re hoping that the college students, because the church is practically on campus, will own the space.”
Once a week from October to April, Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church opens its doors to roughly 150 students from neighboring schools. Bryn Mawr PC’s Tutoring Program matches 75 high school students from area public and private schools with 75 first- through fifth-graders from William Dick School of North Philadelphia. It’s a program that has been…
“We are thrilled to have the Synod join as a partner in addressing homelessness in our area.”
They worked under a group called Experience Mission, and they had an experience in mission.
“The literacy centers are needed and there’s a lot of communities in Ethiopia where there’s nobody who can read or write any language.”
“To have this as a Philadelphian take place and to have it go rather smoothly makes me proud of a Christian choosing to come here and speaking on issues that could be seen as controversial to some…”
The culmination of nearly a decade of dreams by First Presbyterian Church of Morgantown was celebrated Sunday, Sept. 27, as Harless Center at Central Place was dedicated, launching a new approach to campus ministry at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. “It’s like the cliché of getting lemons and making lemonade,” said the Rev. Dr….
“You go out there with expectations … and, really, when I got there it wasn’t all that different from any other small traditional church in our denomination.”