Krislund Camp Annual Fall Festival

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Warrior Run Church – Heritage Days

21 warrior runOur annual service at Warrior Run Church for Heritage Days will be held on Sunday, October 2nd at 9:30 am.  Rev. Paul A. Smith will portray Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, one of the most famous preachers of his day.  Pastor Smith will preach a sermon that Beecher delivered in 1863 in response to President Lincoln’s call for the churches of the nation to have services of thanksgiving.  Rev. Smith will be assisted by congregation member Kate Shade as she portrays Rev. Beecher’s sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  Communion will be served by costumed interpreters.  

Managing Conflict/Finding Meaning Supporting Families at Life’s End

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Mooresburg Presbyterian Church

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Mansfield University Protestant Campus Ministry

The Protestant Campus Ministry Board at Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA is looking for an individual to serve as Director of Campus Ministry, ½ time (25 hours per week). It is preferred, but not required, that this individual holds a M. Div. Degree from an accredited seminary. It is expected that candidates be a strong leader, with a contagious faith, and able to relate to all students on a personal level. Responsibilities would include, but not limited to, facilitating local churches in making connections with students, coordinating on campus ministries, and assisting in the discipleship of students. They will also be an ongoing presence within the university community. All serious inquiries and resumes may be emailed to campusministry@mansfield.edu. The Campus Ministry Board is looking to fill this position as soon as possible and we will accept resumes until the position is filled.

Parish Paper

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Grove Presbyterian Church

events-logo2Grove Presbyterian Church is hosting the Susquehanna Valley and Williamsport Chapters of the American Guild of Organists annual “Planning for Music Ministry” program.
Saturday Oct 8 from 9 AM – 4:30 PM.

It will be a great day for lots of valuable info, teaching and inspiration!

For more information contact Joy  Christian at 570.847.8659, joy@evenlink.com
or visit the website at https://www.agohq.org/chapters/susquehannavalley/

Wellsboro First Presbyterian Church

wellsboroWellsboro First Presbyterian Church is having a donated quilt sale for Syrian Refugee Relief. We have an anonymous donor who will match funds up to $4000.00 dollars. Our missions committee is sponsoring this effort. I’m attaching a flyer in hopes you may post it somewhere so it will get some exposure. We are selling tickets at $5.00 dollars and 3 tickets for $10.00 dollars. We can mail tickets to anyone who wishes or needs to send a check (note it for Syrian Ref Relief) to First Presbyterian Church * 130 Main Street, Wellsboro PA 16901.
Drawing is August 31st.

Mooresburg Presbyterian Church

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Vacation Bible School

vbsVacation Bible Schools in the northumberland presbytery for the summer of 2016

 

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June 20 to June 23 ~ Sunbury First Presbyterian Church * 238 Market Street, Sunbury. “Foot Prints on the Beach”  children ages 4 thru 11 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  To register contact the church office 570-286-7211

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June 26 through June 30  ~ Milton First Presbyterian Church * 47 Walnut Street, Milton.  “Cave Quest”: Following Jesus the Light of the World from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  A light supper will be provided for the children.

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June 26 to June 30 ~ Grove Presbyterian Church * 330 Bloom Street, Danville along with Shiloh UCCC invites children to “Surf Shack – Catch the Amazing Wave of God’s Love”, from 5:00pm to 8:30 pm.  Contact Shiloh UCC church office to register. 570.275.1943

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July 11 to July 15 ~ Galeton First Presbyterian Church shared Ministry * 19 Germania Street, Galeton.  “Krislund Traveling Day Camp” from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  On July 14 the group will travel to Krislund Camp to participate in residential camp activities.  Children who have completed Kindergarten through finishing the 8th grade are invited.  To register contact Pastor Tom Shatto at 570-367-0041.

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July 23 – Bloomsburg First Presbyterian Church and Trinity UCC’s first ever day camp  on Saturday, July 23rd. Day camp will begin with registration at 8:30-9:00 and end with a pool party and covered dish picnic.  Many activities will be offered during this all-day event, including music, crafts, recreation, and Bible stories. 

     The theme this year is FOLLOW JESUS.  In a beach-like atmosphere, we will explore how to make the decision to serve Jesus.  Call the church for more information 570-784-2322

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July 25 to July 29 * Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm Street, Montoursville.  “Krislund Traveling Day Camp” from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Lunch and snacks are provided during the week and ending with an overnight trip to Krislund Camp on July 28.  Contact the church office for more information and to register.  570-368-1595

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July 31 to August 4Parkhurst Memorial Presbyterian Church * 302 W Main Street, Elkland will host a vacation bible study from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Contact the church office for more information.  814-258-7294