Entries by Betsi Moise

Presbytery To Welcome International Peacemaker, Manolis Ntamparakis

The Presbytery of Philadelphia will welcome International Peacemaker, Manolis Ntamparakis, on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Presbytery office.  He will speak on his Ministry with Refugees in Greece. Manolis Ntamparakis is the director of social action of the NGO, NAOMI Ecumenical Workshop for Refugee, in Thessaloniki, Greece. His vision […]

After-School Programs for Northeast Philly Youth: Rhawnhurst Turning Point and 300th Anniversary Mission Campaign

After-School Programs for Northeast Philly Youth: Rhawnhurst Turning Point and 300th Anniversary Mission Campaign Rhawnhurst Turning Point is an ecumenical center (PCUSA and ELCA) for 6-12th grade youth and young adults in Northeast Philadelphia where they can learn, grow, serve, and have fun in a safe environment supported by caring volunteers and Christian Staff. The […]

Expanding After School Mentor Programs at Chester Eastside: 300th Anniversary Mission Update

After utilizing data collected from their 2017-2018 Academic Year, Chester Eastside, Inc. is rigorously planning their work with youth and their families by expanding the 2018-2019 After School Program to five days. Embedded in the CEI After School Program are development of life skills, work readiness, and computer technology engagement.  In their offering of such vital resources and […]

Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon

Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon January 3, 1950 – August 8, 2018 It is with great sadness yet an assurance of the resurrection that we share the news that, on August 8th, the “role call in heaven” was taken and the Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon responded, “Present. Here I am, Lord.” The first African […]

Building Bridges in Kensington: 300th Anniversary Mission Update

Presbytery of Philadelphia 300th Anniversary Celebration: Updates from West Kensington Ministry West Kensington Ministry’s 300th Anniversary grant is being utilized to develop the Building Bridges mentoring program. This program partners with schools, non-profit organizations, and faith communities to bridge the gap between students and school, matching Kensington-area youth with caring adults. In the past year, […]