PNews 0 4/15/21
News from Pittsburgh Presbytery
A good lawyer will try to seat multiple witnesses in trial proceedings, each of which provides detail that supplements what others have reported. Similarly, the witness of the Gospels is strengthened rather than weakened by the variety of its reports. The apostles’ major role was as witnesses. They told what they saw. Our job as Jesus’ followers today is still, first of all, to tell a story. But when and where do we tell our stories? Will they really make an impact? In this week’s meditation, What Have You Seen?, Rev. Dr. Sheldon Sorge discusses these questions and more.
Churches and religious organizations can take advantage of many grant opportunities! Let the Synod of the Trinity help you learn how to plan and write a successful proposal through two workshops in April. First is on April 19th and the second is on April 26th. Grant writing does not have to be a painful process! Learn how to imagine and dream your way through a winning proposal.
Pittsburgh Presbytery is in search of a full time Administrative Assistant. The position is open immediately, and will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is available. The ideal candidate will have a sense of vocation to serve the Lord, be familiar with the polity and workings of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), have excellent organizational and communications skills, and be experienced in website management. If you would like to explore the opportunity to join our team in the essential work of the Pittsburgh Presbytery, please write a letter of interest and send it with your resume to Sheldon Sorge.
The Eastern Region of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators Spring Event will be held online April 26-28. The conference theme, “Polishing Stones: Nurturing Faith Practice,” will be explored in a keynote by Meg Rift and David Maxwell, worship led by the Rev. Dr. Jim Morgan, and an array of workshop choices. This conference is designed for pastors, church educators and church members who are active in teaching the faith – and those teaching the faith to their grandchildren via Zoom! Registration fee is $50. Click “read more” for details and registration information.
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