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Executive Presbyter Search Committee 26 June 2013

Dear Friends, On Tuesday, the Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee of the Presbytery of Philadelphia met again. Here is the latest update. As part of our gathering on June 25 we: reviewed the interview schedule for our candidates determined questions to be posed to each interviewee conducted a mock interview with Stuart Spencer, former Presbytery moderator, to […]

Passing of Rev. Cherie Layne (Schwartz, Deck) Isakson

Winchester, IN: The Rev. Cherie Layne (Schwartz, Deck) Isakson entered the Church Triumphant on  June 13, 2013. She was an ordained Teaching Elder in the PC(USA) and served in churches in in the greater Philadelphia area as well as the Midwest. She served as the Associate Executive on the staff of the Presbytery of Philadelphia. She […]

Earline B. Williams (Calvin) named CFO for Shared Services

Congratulations to Earline Williams, a Ruling Elder serving the Calvin Presbyterian Church in the Presbytery of Philadelphia! Earline B. Williams, a certified public accountant with more than 30 years of consulting, private industry, and quasi-governmental experience, has accepted the position of Deputy Executive Director for Shared Services/Chief Financial Officer for the Presbyterian Mission Agency of […]

REGIONALLINKS June Newsletter from the Board of Pensions

Welcome to the June 2013 issue of RegionaLinks Monthly! Produced by the Board of Pensions for Regional Representatives, this publication highlights recent Board news and other important updates for your information and for you to share with mid council personnel and other contacts in your region. We hope you find this information useful, and we […]

Executive Presbyter Search Committee 12 JUN 2013

Dear Friends, On Tuesday, the Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee of the Presbytery of Philadelphia met again. Here is the latest update. As part of our gathering on June 11 we: evaluated the remaining candidates who have provided a Personal Information Form or resume, answers to our supplemental questions, and a statement of faith, determining that […]

Financial Aid Offered for Travel to Israel and Palestine

The Paul A. Hopkins Education Travel Fund was established by the Presbytery Peacemaking Committee in 2006, to provide assistance for travel and conferences with Christians, Jews and Muslims in Israel and Palestine. Since its inception, the Fund has supported the travel of nearly 20 individuals to the West Bank and Israel, including 8 who have […]

Rev. King Celebrates his 15th Anniversary in the Presbytery

On June 2, the congregation of Lower Providence Presbyterian Church, Eagleville, celebrated the 15th anniversary of the ordination as a Presbyterian minister of Interim Pastor, Rev. John C. King. A reception was held following services and Rev. King was presented with a framed photograph of the church. Pictured are (l to r) Elder Gary Engler, […]

Central Celebrates 10 Years with Rev. Gadiel Gomez

On Sunday, June 4, 2013, the Central Presbyterian Church under the leadership of Rev. Gadiel Gomez celebrated their 10th Anniversary as a Latino Congregation in Norristown. The Holy Spirit was present among the attendees as everyone enjoyed the lively music, singing and dancing. There was a performances by the children, amazing testimonials and Rev. Gomez brought a […]

Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee 5 JUNE 2013

Dear Friends, On Tuesday, the Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee of the Presbytery of Philadelphia met again. Here is the latest update. As part of our gathering on June 4 we: removed from the list of potential candidates one who did not provide the required paperwork by our deadline reviewed the list of 26 candidates who have […]

WAYNE JAZZ VESPERS PRESENT “SONGS WITH MY FATHER” JUNE 16

SONGS WITH MY FATHER ♦ WAYNE HOSTS FATHER’S DAY JAZZ VESPERS WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO KIRKWOOD CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS ♦ PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Jazz Vespers music ensemble is gearing up for a special Father’s Day concert appropriately titled “Songs With My Father.” “Songs With My Father” takes place Sunday June 16, beginning at 5 pm […]