Winter CancellationsIt has always been a policy of the Presbytery of Northumberland to cancel events and meetings in the event of inclement weather. We will notify the committee members by email and/or phone call Before traveling to the Presbytery Office or any of the churches call first to confirm any delays or cancellations. During the winter months when preparing your church meetings and events always plan on a snow date.
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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
Click on the link on ways you can help at Krislund 2017 MISSION WORK GROUPS AT KRISLUND
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 570.220.5993 or 326.3706
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The Campus Ministry Board is looking to fill this position as soon as possible and we will accept resumes until the position is filled.
Grove 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!
Wellsboro 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.