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Help Support Kirkwood Camp 2013

Dear Friends of Kirkwood Summer Camp 2013 is coming, and we already have registered over 100 youth who are excited to spend a week at Kirkwood Camp. Unfortunately, the reality of coming to camp is difficult for most of our campers without financial assistance. Every summer, Kirkwood Camp impacts the lives of our youth, as […]

Executive Presbyter Nominating Committee 21 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 21 we: removed from the list two candidates with whom we had made contact, but who have shown no interest in continuing the conversation determined we have 27 potential candidates of whom […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Presbytery Elects New Stated Clerk

Rev. Kevin L. Porter was elected Stated Clerk of the Presbytery of Philadelphia at the July 2012 Presbytery Meeting. He begins his work on December 1, 2012. Biography for the Reverend Kevin L. Porter  I am a native Philadelphian, introduced to Christ and nurtured in the faith through the Sunday School of the Mt. Airy […]

General Assembly Pictures

Choir – Opening Worship – June 30         Election of the Moderator – Rev. Neal Presa       Barbara, Catherine and Ethelyn  

Photo Shoot at the Presbytery Center

On June 6 the Presbytery Center was momentarily set up as a photo shoot. Joe Powell, architect with Buell, Kratzer and Powell, came with a photography team to take pictures of the Presbytery Center for upcoming publications. Buell, Kratzer, Powell Architects designed the Presbytery of Philadelphia Center.

What do you find in the Church yard?

The Rev. David Poland, minister member of our presbytery, loves to go hunting for “stuff”. Recently he and his metal detector went hunting in the Cememtery of Leiper Presbyterian Church.  He stopped by the Presbytery Center to share what he had uncovered.