Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery of Northumberland


Wee Kirk of Northeast Pennsylvania


October 10-12, 2016

Northeast PA PROMOThe Northeast Pennsylvania region covers the lower Northeast states including Pennsylvania, Upstate New York, West Virginia, and Maryland.   Established in 1991, the Northeast Pennsylvania Conference meets over three days in October. Community and radical hospitality are hallmarks of this conference, as well as an outstanding bookstore provided by Hearts and Minds Bookstore.


To register, complete the registration form (in brochure), make your check payable to The Fellowship Community/NEPAWK and mail all to:
Mark Unrue
805 N Dawson St
Uhrichsvile, OH  44683

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Krislund Camp Annual Fall Festival and Building Dedication


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


Mooresburg Presbyterian Church


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 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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Sept 2016 What Keeps Congregations from Implementing New Ideas

October 2016 Keeping Up with the Pastors Pay



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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,
or visit the website at

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.