Since 2000, the Children’s Museum has collected more than 39,750 sweaters to share with families in need throughout our southwestern Pennsylvania “neighborhood.”
The mission project goal is to raise $20,000 to be used for prosthetics and other ambulatory devices, funds for specialist travel and the aiding in the purchase of a bus.
This project addressed the full range of renovation needs to establish creative spaces that inspire people to engage with theological ideas and each other in community and collaboration.
Presbyterian Women from the First Presbyterian Church in Bloomsburg, PA, recently hosted an ice cream social for the residents at Fountain Springs, which is a shelter that provides counseling for women and their children.
To assist congregations with the preservation of church records, the Presbyterian Historical Society awards annual Heritage Preservation Grants to PC(USA) congregations, covering up to $500 of the cost to digitize official records.
Lend A Hand is a disaster response and assistance program that is a mission project of the Presbytery of Carlisle.
The big news is that our Overture 024, to include Valley United PC in the Presbytery of Lackawanna and Synod of the Trinity, was passed as part of the consent agenda.
We owe each and everyone of these people (GA commissioners) our gratitude and appreciation for their efforts to “seek the kingdom (kindom) of God and God’s righteousness” and we join them in trusting that “all these things (whether provision or security) will be given to us as well.”
It’s been a rewarding experience, and as I prepare to leave St. Louis for central Pennsylvania on Thursday morning, I will look back fondly on my first GA.
Oct. 21-23 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, PA