Entries by Betsi Moise

Seeing Jesus, by Rev. Randy Barge

“They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, ‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus.’ Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Very truly, I tell you, unless a […]

March For Our Lives Philadelphia

MARCH FOR OUR LIVES PHILADELPHIA March For Our Lives Event in Philadelphia Interested in participating in March for Our Lives Philadelphia, a local extension of the national #MarchforOurLives on March 24? Contact us and we can arrange a centralized location to gather together. RSVP for the local #MarchforOurLives in Center City, Philadelphia here:  

2018 Ideas & Grant Writing Seminars in April

Reservations Open for Ideas and Grant Writing Seminars Save the Dates! 4/25/2018 and 4/26/2018: Our annual Ideas & Grant writing seminars at the Presbytery Office. This year, new format & new resources to share. Don’t miss these opportunities to dream about new ministry possibilities! RSVP today by clicking on the date you would like to attend!

Self Development of People 2017 Fund Recipients

The Presbytery of Philadelphia’s Self-Development of People Committee is pleased to announce the African Family Health Organization and the Black Male Leadership Initiative and have been awarded grants from the 2017 National Self Development of People Fund (PCUSA). Each program has been awarded $8,000 for programmatic activities. The African Family Health Organization applied for the 2017 […]

“Now What?” by Rev. Kevin Porter

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” Ephesians 2:8 Even if you are not a huge football fan, you have to admit the way this season unfolded for the Eagles gave the city of Philadelphia and its surroundings a boost […]

Orders Your 2018-2019 Presbyterian Planning Calendars

The Presbytery Planning Calendars are now available to order through the Presbytery office! Order Your Planning Calendars by Friday, April 27, 2017 for the 2018-2019 Presbyterian Planning Calendar.  This calendar is an invaluable resource for the whole church that includes photographs of Presbyterians living out their faith across the country and around the world. This […]

Urban Ministry Network Exploring Partnerships for Local Gathering of New Poor People’s Campaign

The Urban Ministry Network of the Presbytery of Philadelphia and the National Black Presbyterian Caucus are in the exploratory stages of collaborating with ecumenical partners for a local gathering of the New Poor People’s Campaign on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.   If you or your church are interested in partnering, contact Rev. Adan Mairena at [email protected]

The Firmament Proclaims God’s Handiwork by Stephen King

“The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. In the heavens he has set a tent for the sun, which…like a strong man runs its course with joy.” (Psalm 19:1, 4-5) It was damp and the sky was ashen grey the other day when I set out for a […]

One Great Hour of Sharing: Sharing Resources and Changing Lives

ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING: SHARING RESOURCES AND CHANGING LIVES WHEN IS ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING (OGHS)? Most congregations receive “OGHS” on Easter Sunday, Passion/Palm Sunday or both, while many receive it throughout Lent—however, you can help sustain the important PC(USA) ministries and programs that are supported by One Great Hour of Sharing Offering by making […]