PNews – 10/29/20

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery

Peter has many famous moments in the bible, none more so than his denial of Jesus after his arrest. In this week’s letter, Living Life Under Stress, Rev. Brian Wallace offers some thoughts on what Peter can teach us about living in stressful times. And spoiler alert – he thinks most of us would have denied Jesus, just like Peter did.

Justice Corner is an opportunity for us to periodically share the latest activities and updates for the Justice Ministries of Pittsburgh Presbytery. For more information on those programs or how to get involved, please contact Elder Ralph Lowe, Director of Justice Ministries.

America has had a long history of strange elections. There is, however, no election in our modern lifetimes like the one that our nation is currently participating in. Fear, on multiple fronts, is running high as we approach an election day. We are asking our congregations to be diligent and intentional in praying during this election season. Click “read more” to see the specific things we recommend praying for.

When the COVID Pandemic placed a halt to international travel, the International Partnership Ministry Team thought that they might lose ground in connecting with folks in Malawi and South Sudan. However, they had the chance to engage in a Zoom meetings featuring updates, shared prayer, and study from members scattered around the world. You can review the minutes from the latest meeting here. They anticipate holding another international conference call near the beginning of Advent. Contact Dave Carver for more information.

Let’s Get Connected! is a place on the Pittsburgh Presbytery website to connect congregations of Pittsburgh Presbytery when they are looking to share gifts or make requests for donation needs. The Presbyterian Church of Mt. Washington has numerous items they would like to gift to another member congregation. Check the page for the complete list!
This year’s annual enrollment is October 26 through November 13. During this time, employees may change benefits elections, or add or drop coverage, for 2021. After annual enrollment ends, you may elect coverage or make changes only if you have a qualifying life event, such as getting married or adopting a child, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity.

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