History: Upper Ohio Valley Presbytery – First Church of Martins Ferry celebrates past, anticipates future
The church continues to lead the community in the formation and operation of the Daily Bread Center, a collaboration of 11 churches to provide a community food pantry.
Washington Presbytery was a very local-mission-oriented presbytery with the Board of National Missions, especially in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Civil War probably had more effect on West Virginia than most of the nation. It basically split the church.
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” –John 1:1
By Lea Sitton Stanley The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is celebrating 300 years of care for ministers and other church workers. It traces its roots to the Fund for Pious Uses, established by Presbyterians in Philadelphia in 1717. In the early 18th century, hundreds of Presbyterian Scots in Ulster, chafing under…
Enjoy music, a soup lunch and the Peace Light on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 12:15-1 p.m.
The Synod of the Trinity is currently beginning a process to discover and develop a network of leaders within the next generation area of ministry (which covers birth through graduation and even college-age ministry). In our first phase we want to find out more about what is happening in the areas of children’s and youth…
Rev. H. Paul Leap worked for the Synod of the Trinity supporting youth education in the 1960s and ’70s.
What goals do you have while serving as commissioner?: Facilitate communication between and mutual appreciation of presbyteries, synod and GA
When you’re not serving your church, what can you be found doing?: Historical research — mainly architecture and family history