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Disaster Response Training Opportunities Sponsored by the Synod of the Trinity

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance disaster response training, sponsored by the Synod of the Trinity and its presbyteries, will be offered by five presbyteries across the region to better serve you! Natural disasters and public violence are both a part of our current landscape. How can we respond to support and heal communities while also caring for […]

General Assembly News: Reviewing the Work of The Way Forward Commission

Way Forward Committee Tackles Controversial Reports:  Commission, PMAB clash on several proposals Mike Ferguson | General Assembly News – June 18, 2018 Click here to read the article by the General Assembly News Coverage. The General Assembly Committee on the Way Forward is moderated by our own Rev. Cynthia Jarvis (Chestnut Hill).

The 223rd GA Program Book Now Available

The 223rd General Assembly Program Book is now available to download. Click below to access the PDF: 

Meet the Candidates for Moderator/Co-Moderators for the 223rd General Assembly.

Meet the Candidates for Moderator/Co-Moderators for the 223rd General Assembly. Three ministers and two ruling elders comprise slates for June 16 election Moderator Elder Chantal D. Atnip Co-Moderators Revs. Elaina Maxim and Bertram Johnson Co-Moderators Elder Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri and Rev. Cindy Kohlmann    

Presbyterian Women in Philadelphia Host Annual Spring Gathering

The Presbyterian Women in Philadelphia host their Annual Spring Gathering on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Church on the Mall. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 9:00 am and the program begins at 10:00 am Presenting the 2018 Synod Project “Lily’s Place” Presbyterian Women will be collecting washcloths and towels for the Salvation Army’s […]

April 8, 2018 is Self-Development of People Sunday!

SELF-DEVELOPMENT OF PEOPLE SUNDAY IS APRIL 8! Click here for PCUSA resources to use on and beyond SDOP Sunday featuring a sermon by PCUSA Co-Moderator Rev. Jan Edmiston, hymns, liturgical suggestions, stories about community partners and more!  2017 Recipients: African Family Health Organization and Black Male Leadership Initiative  2018 Bulletin Insert: One Great Hour of Sharing for SDOP Sunday, […]

Enough: Events and Resources Related to Ending Gun Violence

The Presbytery of Philadelphia Leadership Met with Artist from the Restorative Justice Guild

Representation of our leadership spent time with artists from the Restorative Justice Guild of Mural Arts Philadelphia. They are currently in the conceptual stages of the modular mural project, “Proclamation Is Presence,” leveraged by our Covenant Fund and 300th Anniversary Mission Campaign.More details and stories to come. This multi-dimension and interactive install will speak to the […]

The Northeast Region Gathers on Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Northeast Region of the Presbytery will next meet on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am (with registration at 9:30 am), at Grace Presbyterian Church in Jenkintown. They will be hosting “A Morning with Stephen King” and invite all to join the Northeast Region as they worship together, network during fellowship, and learn more about […]

Grace Jenkintown Welcomes Members from First African Presbyterian Church

Date: 1/29/18 On January 28, the Adult Education class of Grace Presbyterian Church in Jenkintown welcomed presenters Marcia Singleton and Lois Hayman-El from First African American Presbyterian Church in West Philadelphia. First African Presbyterian Church is the fourth black congregation in Philadelphia and the first black Presbyterian Church in America. It was established in 1807 […]