Entries by Betsi Moise

Stated Clerk Minutes in Brief, January 19, 2016

STATED MEETING OF THE PRESBYTERY OF PHILADELPHIA, MINUTES IN BRIEF JANUARY 19, 2016 – 1:00 PM The saints of Langhorne Presbyterian Church welcomed the Presbytery to their home for the meeting in which their pastor, Rev. Bill Teague, passed the stole of Presbytery Vice-Moderator to Rev. Dr. T. Janel Dixon (Cedar Park) and received the […]

Letter from the Moderator of Presbyterian Women, Philadelphia

January 28, 2016 More than 100 gathered for the annual Christmas Mission Luncheon to recognize those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. Giftcards, food, supplies and cash donations received by the Philadelphia Veterans House on December 5 will continue to encourage their ministry. The House provides shelter, meals, support and serves as an administrative liaison […]

Reflections on Luke 9:28b-33 by Rev. Ruth Santana-Grace

“… Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly they saw two men, Moses and Elijah, talking to him. They appeared in glory and were speaking of his […]

Presbyterians Today January/February 2016 Issue Available

The January/February 2016 issue of Presbyterians Today is available! Follow along as Presbyterians Today unravels the chains of modern slavery, investigating what the US State Department has described as the fastest growing crime on the planet: human trafficking. In this issue, you’ll meet the 21 million people worldwide currently living and working in conditions of […]

Audio and Video Recap of Our January 19, 2016 Presbytery Meeting

Audio Files from our January 19, 2016 meeting featuring a report from Rev. Ruth Santana-Grace, our Executive Presbyter, Sermon and Keynote from the Vice-Moderator of the 221st General Assembly and Worship Music sung by Aisha-Brooks-Lytle and Marcos Ortega. Executive Presbyter’s Report Keynote from Rev. Larissa Kwong-Abazia Sermon from Rev. Larissa Kwong-Abazia Music from Worship Video […]

The January 19 Meeting of the Presbytery

The Presbytery of Philadelphia will next gather on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the Langhorne Presbyterian Church from *11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please click here for information on parking, directions, meals and van shuttles: PresbyPHL_Travel Details Major highlights of upcoming gathering: Pre-Presbytery Conversation: Race, Bias and Privilege – The Conversation Continues Guest speaker and preacher, […]

Presbyterian Women on Human Trafficking Awareness

Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of Philadelphia recognized January 11, 2016 as national Human Trafficking Awareness Day and encourage you to join others across our nation and the world to continue to pray for the end of modern slavery. Prayer: God of love and mercy, you see every trouble, every cause for grief; you hear […]

The Gift of Epiphany: ( Matthew 2:1-5 )

By Rev. Ruth Santana-Grace In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, ‘Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.’ When […]