Entries by Susan

Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee 15 May 2013

Dear Friends, On Tuesday, the Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee met again. Here is the latest update. As part of our gathering on May 14 we: reviewed the list of all individuals who applied or were recommended to us by the April 30th deadline. We removed from the list six persons with whom we had made […]

A Great Beginning, by Pam McShane

It was a great start for the Southwest Regional Commission on Wednesday evening, as sixty teaching and ruling elders gathered for our first meeting at Marple Presbyterian Church. We shared fellowship around the dinner table. We had fun looking at who is in our region. We reflected on scripture and prayed for one another, then […]

Bread for the World plea to President Obama and Congress

Have Faith, End Hunger  A message from Rev. David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World:   Over the next three months, Congress must resolve some very important issues. The sequester, the debt limit, and the farm bill will soon take center stage. Already, special interests are clamoring for special treatment. The Circle of Protection pastoral […]

To Clerks of Session

From: Rev. Lonnie J. Oliver, Associate African American Congregational Support Office Presbyterian Mission Agency The National  Black Presbyterian Caucus will hold a National meeting as a Pre-Conference to Big Tent, July 30, 2013 – August 1, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Galt House. The Big Tent event will be held at the Louisville Convention Center, […]

To all members of the Northeast Region

May 8, 2013 The initial meeting of the NE Regional Commission will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Our meeting will be held at Rydal Park which is located in Rydal, PA. Registration is at Noon, with light refreshments. The business will begin at 1 P.M. **A Specially Called Meeting of the Presbytery will […]

Behold, I am doing a new thing

Dear Brothers and sisters in Christ, “Behold, I am doing a new thing, Do you not perceive it?” (Isaiah 43: 17) In a presbytery that is over 200 years old, it’s not often that we have a chance to do a totally new thing. But that is what you are invited to do on Wednesday, […]

Olivet Covenant Hosts New City Brass Concert

NEW CITY BRASS IN CONCERT @ OLIVET COVENANT Saturday, May 11, 2013 – 7 PM TICKETS $10 (A free will offering will also be taken) New City Brass is comprised of young professional musicians that all reside in Philadelphia. Trained at some of the most prestigious institutions across the country that include Juilliard, The Curtis […]

Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee May 1, 2013

The latest update from the Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee for May 1, 2013   Dear Friends, On Tuesday, the Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee met again. Here is the latest update. As part of our gathering on April 30 we: reviewed the list of all individuals who applied or were recommended to us and shared the results […]

Broad Street Ministry’s Youth Initiative

Do justice! Be challenged in mission! Follow Christ in the city! BSM is still taking sign-ups for this summer. Come to BSM with your middle school or high school youth for a week of social justice, bible study, the arts, and serving others in Philadelphia! We offer short weeks, Sunday through Thursday morning, and long […]