Entries by Betsi Moise

The 2019 Covenant Fund Now Accepting Applications!

The 2019 Covenant Fund Now Accepting Applications! Click here for Online Application Download Printable Application Here IMPORTANT INFORMATION Dates for the 2019 Covenant Fund: Application available: April 5, 2019 Deadline to apply: June 7, 2019 Recipients Announced: August 2, 2019 Application Criteria & Process: New initiative proposals should demonstrate creative approaches to ministry and mission […]

Healthy Pastors, Healthy Congregations draws enthusiastic response

​The Board of Pensions recognizes that, as a Church, we must faithfully address pastors’ financial challenges if they are to grow and sustain their ministries. That’s why the Board of Pensions is  introducing Healthy Pastors, Healthy Congregations to all eligible ministers serving in congregational settings. This innovative financial education program combines pastor and congregational leader […]

The Presbytery’s Annual Financial Management Workshop

Save-The-Date: The Presbytery’s Annual Financial Management Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9:00am to Noon at the Presbytery office. This workshop is for Pastors, Elders, Trustees, Treasurers and Business Administrators. Agenda: Stewardship: Rev. Ellie Johns-Kelley (Presbyterian Foundation) Insurance: Mark Hite (Sovereign Insurance), and Kevin Nugent (Church Mutual) Financial and Legal: Steve […]

Welcome Church Observes Stations of the Cross

The Welcome Church will again observe Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, inviting all to join them in walking a route through Suburban Station, beginning at noon, on Friday, April 19, 2019. Please meet us in the area near the restrooms in “Section A” of Suburban Station (also the side of the station which […]

Ministry Innovation Seminars: 2019 Resources

Ministry Innovation Seminars: 2019 Resources We had a great two days of conversations and workshops related to ministry from beginnings to new beginnings. Thank you to all who attended and to the CRC who facilitated discussions. If interested in the resources provided, we have provided digital versions below for use in your discernment, development, and […]

Reflections for Palm Sunday by Elder Vijay Aggarwal

“…..after throwing their cloaks on the colt, they set Jesus on it. As he rode along, people kept spreading their cloaks on the road. As he was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the […]

More Than Words (based on John 12:1-8), by Rev. Kevin Porter

Judas: “Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?” Jesus: “Leave her alone. She bought it so that she might keep it for the day of my burial. You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.” If our scripture lesson […]