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PDA Response Hurricane Harvey

Flooding in Houston from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 27. (Photo by PDA National Response Team member Val Aldred)

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is the emergency response and refugee program of the denomination, committed to the long-term journey of recovery of communities adversely affected by a crisis or catastrophic event. It is funded by the One Great Hour of Sharing and has designated funds for responding to specific disasters.

To support recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, click here. You’ll be taken to the PC(USA) website to donate securely and quickly.

If you prefer to mail a check (please designate Disaster Relief–U.S. Hurricane Response, DR000169), you may send it to:

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
P.O. Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700

You may also call 800-872-3283 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT), and donate by phone.

Visit pda.pcusa.org for continuing updates.

For the complete article click on this link:  Presbyterian Mission PCUSA

225th Anniversary Celebration

Join the celebration service of the Lycoming, Great Island and Jersey Shore Presbyterian Churches August 13, 2017 at 11:00 am

At the Tiadaghton Elm Tree Site, Jersey Shore for a combined service. The Bagpipes and period dress will complete the service.  A pot luck dinner will follow the worship service with pulled pork and chicken.  Beverages and place settings will also be provided.

ALL are welcomed.  Feel free to bring a dish to share and come in period dress if you would like to get in the spirit.

To register contact the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church 570-398-1909

Presbyterian Church of Jersey Shore

Rev Dr William Knudsen

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The Rev. Dr. Bill Knudsen leads a responsive reading during the Presbytery of Northumberland’s stated meeting that also served as the executive presbyter’s retirement ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To say that the Rev. Dr. Bill Knudsen took the path he thought he would or ended up where he planned couldn’t be further from the truth. After all, he had visions of joining the Navy as a chaplain and had little interest in a job opportunity as the executive presbyter at the Presbytery of Northumberland. However, God had different plans for Bill, and 14 years after accepting the call at Northumberland, which followed a 20-year career in the Army Reserves, Bill is retiring.

“It’s the right time to do it,” Bill said when asked about retirement. “I want to retire while I’m young enough to be able to still go out and enjoy life. I’m 67 years old and it gives me a lot more opportunity to settle into a new area, make new friends and still be young enough, active enough and healthy enough to enjoy retirement.” Continue reading

Presbyterian Women

2017 PW Gathering cover letter
To register click on the following links for a list of the workshops
and the registration form.

2017 PW Gathering Registration for Workshops
2017 PW Gathering Registration Form
DEADLINE to register is May 8, 2017

Federated Missionary Society

lent tea flyer

Mooresburg Presbyterian Church

Financial Peace Seminar

Krislund Mission Work Camp

2017 work camp flyerClick on the link on ways you can help at Krislund  2017 MISSION WORK GROUPS AT KRISLUND

Pastor Tier Meetings

The Central Tier Meeting –  will meet the 12:00 pm the first Wednesday of every month at First Presbyterian Church, Williamsport.

Place: Williamsport First Presbyterian Church 102 East Third Street, Williamsport.  For more information contact  Rev. Sam Hwang at  awun.hwang@gmail.com  or 570.220.5993  or 326.3706

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The Northern Tier Pastors will meet on Thursday January 19th at 9:30am

Place: Wellsboro First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro   For more information contact Rev. Michael Birbeck at 570-724-3431 or at www.fpcwellsboro.org _____________________________________________

The Southern Tier ~ Meeting during lunch at the Stated Meeting, at the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, January 21st.  Will discuss setting up the first gathering and topics.  For more information contact Rev. Elizabeth McCormick at Bloomsburg First Presbyterian Church, 570-784-2322 or fpcbloom@sunlink.net 

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.