PNews – 1/28/21
News from Pittsburgh Presbytery
Advocates of unity and accountability are locking horns these days in the halls of Congress. Why do we advocate more for unity at certain times and more for accountability at others? How do we deal with this challenge in the church, as people of faith? In this week’s meditation, Unity and Accountability, Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge discusses these questions and more.
On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dr. David Campt will tackle how to use practical dialogue to dismantle unintended bias and racism with “The White Ally Toolkit” to create a compassionate and welcoming space where love is the driving force of belonging. Registration is open now for the free “White Ally in the 21st Century-Practices Toward the Beloved Community” workshop. We hope you will join us!
New Clerk Training Reminder!
Calling all new clerks or clerks in need of a refresher! The annual New Clerk Training is quickly approaching on Saturday, February 6 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and is a virtual gathering this year. To register, simply contact Adrien Domske at the Office of the Stated Clerk with your name, church of membership, and preferred email. The meeting information will be emailed to registrants a couple of days before the training. We look forward to seeing you there and supporting your work as clerks!
In keeping with the Board’s ongoing efforts to serve more with benefits that support wholeness, eligible members enrolled in either medical coverage through the Board or the Defined Benefit Pension Plan may now be eligible for Adoption Assistance and Transition-to-College Assistance grants.
Reflecting on Lenten themes of exodus, redemption, discipline, and repentance, this Lenten devotional confronts the legacy of American slavery and empowers readers for the work of racial justice. The publisher has also created free digital resources, which include a group study guide, sermon series guide, and images for use during worship or study.
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