Synod grant helps GA commissioners travel to Portland

Posted July 18, 2016

A Synod of the Trinity grant was available to help pay for traveling costs for General Assembly Commissioners from the region who were traveling to Portland for the 222nd General Assembly, which was held from June 18-25. All told, 15 of the 16 presbyteries within the Synod region accepted the $500 grant. Here are a…

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Old Union PC goes back to New Jersey

Posted June 23, 2016

On June 26-July 2, 17 people from five churches participated in a mission trip organized by Old Union Presbyterian Church of Mars, PA. The team traveled to Bayville, N.J., to assist in the ongoing recovery from Superstorm Sandy. A blog was set up here, on which daily entries were posted with updates on their work…

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Lake Erie

Today at GA: Presbytery of Lake Erie

Posted June 21, 2016

Reflections from the Presbytery of Lake Erie The last three days of general Assembly business can feel like ‘drinking from a fire hose.’ Decisions, upon decisions, upon decisions. With over 700 people voting it is simply not possible for everyone to speak to every issue. And with dozens of motions there is plenty of opportunity…

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DREAM Grants available for churches, presbyteries

Posted August 29, 2016

NOTE: Three rounds of DREAM Grants have been completed, and applications are no longer being accepted. Are you a dreamer, risk-taker, pioneer or trailblazer? Then the DREAM Grant may be just the right thing for you. A newly offered DREAM Grant (Developmental, Risky, Experimental, Adaptive Mission) is being offered by the Presbyterian Mission Agency. It…

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