News From Pittsburgh Presbytery
What Are the Anchors of Church Life in Every Time & Place?
What are the four pillars of church life? If the meeting of the presbytery is an expression of the church, should they be marked by the same DNA? In this week's meditation, Four Pillars of Church Life, the Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge answers these questions and more.
Terms of Call Report Due Tomorrow!
The Commission on Ministry has the responsibility of reviewing compensation for pastors with the goal of assuring fair and adequate support based on work/time requirements of the presbytery. To that end, we need a TERMS OF CALL REPORT completed for every minister or commissioned pastor at your church, now easy to do online! Just fill out, click submit, and we get your information. If you have any questions, please email Cathy Nelson or call her at 412-697-9210.
Deadline to submit your report is TOMORROW!
CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE YOUR TERMS OF CALL REPORT!
Please disregard this notice if you have already submitted a report. THANK YOU!
Freedom Rising Grant Application Information Now Available
Freedom Rising is offering two types of grants for ministries or programs serving African American males between the ages of 6-19 (or grades 1-12): Enrichment Grants for an existing ministry or program and Seed Grants for a new ministry or program. Deadline for submission is August 1. Click here for more information.
Those currently serving on the Freedom Rising Steering Team are seeking three new members to serve with them in this ministry. Please email Lenore Williams or Alan Perry if you are interested.
Time to Order Your 2019-20 Planning Calendars!
Once again we are placing a combined order for the denominational planning calendars to save you money! Churches and individuals may order the September 2019-December 2020 Presbyterian Planning Calendar at a discounted bulk rate. This 16-month calendar has many planning aids for pastors and church leaders including the lectionary passages for Sundays, special days, liturgical days and the liturgical color. The calendar also provides resource information for PC(USA) programs and the updated synod, presbytery, and PC(USA) staff directories. Order deadline is July 15.
Email Cathy Nelson or call her at 412-697-9210 if you have any questions.
CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR CALENDARS ONLINE!
Reformed Studies for Adult Classes & Groups Available
This series of biblically-based mini-courses provides adults with a foundational understanding of the Reformed faith. Each six-session study, written by well-known and respected scholars, features Scripture, prayer, in-depth commentary, and questions for reflection. Each study topic has a book for the participant ($6.00) and a guide for the leader ($10.00) that offers helpful suggestions and direction for group study.
NOTE: More information about Continuing Education (CE) is available online; all events offer CE Units.
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