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How Do We Find Rest in This Time of Sequestration?

We are traveling an uncharted pathway in a world we’d never imagined we’d occupy. How can we best navigate it? How do we engage our ordinary tasks when everything has changed, either within us or around us? In this week's meditation, With Measured Steps, the Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge addresses these questions.


COVID-19 Resources, Closures, Cancellations & Updates

Check out our new web page that lists resources and important information about how our life together as a presbytery has been impacted by the coronavirus and how we will be moving forward. You will find things like closures, updates from Sheldon, and resources including information about a free training webinar for live-streaming and alternatives to gathered worship for congregations.


Celebrate the Good News!

When we hear positive and encouraging news, we want to herald the good word! Congratulations to the Glenshaw and Sixth Presbyterian Churches for their renewed Earth Care Congregations certification through the Presbyterian Hunger Program of the PC(USA). To become certified, churches take the Earth Care Pledge and complete activities and projects in the fields of worship, education, facilities, and outreach. This program is designed to recognize churches that make the commitment to take seriously God’s charge to “till and keep” the garden.


Terms of Call Report Due May 1!

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, called or contracted, or commissioned pastor serving at your church, 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 May 1, 2020.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE YOUR TERMS OF CALL REPORT!

New Baptism Resources Available!

PLAN
Help families, leadership teams, and worship leaders be ready to participate in the sacrament of baptism. These resources are intentionally created to provide education about and liturgies for baptism.

CELEBRATE
Keep the spirit of baptism alive in the families and the church with gift books and certificates to honor the occasion. Children will find a deeper connection to their baptism as they are reminded of their faith and the love of their congregation through these resources.

STUDY
Engage the meaning of baptism with the entire congregation with books and curriculum that remind us why we participate in this sacrament. These resources for members and leaders are perfect for any time of year.


Events & Retreats at Crestfield Camp & Conference Center

Events & Continuing Education Opportunities at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary:

NOTE: More information about Continuing Education (CE) is available online; all events offer CE Units.

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