PNews – 2/4/21

News from Pittsburgh Presbytery

A pandemic that has disrupted the entirety of our social world has wreaked havoc with good Presbyterian order. We have no roadmap for this, because there are no roads yet built across this territory. We are more like ships at sea than like vehicles on land – instead of maps, we follow the heavens. But will our good order help or hinder our navigation through the current chaos? In this week’s meditation, Decently and in Order?, Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge discusses this question and more.

The Pittsburgh chapter of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus is hosting the Second Annual “Rich Heritage of African Americans in the Presbyterian Church” event. This year will be a virtual gathering on Zoom with keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. Warren Lesane, Synod Executive & Stated Clerk of the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic. Registration is open now!

This three hour virtual retreat is designed to give faith leaders a chance to take a breath and break in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are two opportunities to join, March 9 at 9:00 a.m. or March 10 at 1:30 p.m. Space is limited to 25 participants per gathering, so hurry to register now!

Read the latest updates from the Board of Pensions newsletter, Board Connections. Included is a message from the Board President as well as information on the Sabbath Sabbatical Support grant, preventive care, new Board University offerings for continuing education, a tax webinar, and much more.

Check out the new online catalog for 2021-2022. They have many great resources that are sure to meet the needs of your congregation. Click on any link for any product in the catalog to be taken right to the product page on their website.

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 on Friday. We look forward to seeing you there and supporting your work as clerks!

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