PNews 3/16/23

Call to Prayer for the Nation of Malawi

This week, Malawi has been in the news due to a historic storm: Cyclone Freddy. We have received word that the delegation from Pittsburgh Presbytery is well and was able to deliver medical supplies to Mulanje Mission Hospital earlier this week. Please lift the nation of Malawi, and specifically our friends in the Synod of Blantyre, up in prayer this week as part of your regular worship gatherings.
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ACT Intern Grants

The Administrative Commission for Transformation invites churches to apply for a Seminary Student Intern grant. This grant is designed to provide hands on ministry training for students, while providing additional resources for congregations, who demonstrate financial need. The application is available on the Presbytery website (towards the bottom of the page). The deadline is Friday, March 24.
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2023 Palm Sunday Unity Service

Join the National Black Presbyterian Caucus and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary’s Metro-Urban Institute for a Palm Sunday Unity Service. The service will be on April 2, 2023 at 11:00am at the Hicks Memorial Chapel at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. The sermon will be provided by The Rev. Dr. B. De Neice Welch, Senior Pastor, Bidwell Presbyterian Church. Please register here:
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South Sudan/Malawi Mission Updates

For the first time since 2019, a delegation from Pittsburgh Presbytery is visiting our friends and colleagues in South Sudan and Malawi. For updates about their trip, read Rev. Dave Carver’s blog, Cast Your Net.
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Business Administrator Job Opening

The Pittsburgh Presbytery is searching for a Business Administrator (BA) to manage the presbytery’s business, property, and financial affairs. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2023. To see the full job description and learn how to apply, click hereAttached is a PDF of the full job description. Please feel free to share in your bulletin or newsletter.
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Grant Writing Workshops

The Synod is excited to provide the following workshops which will arm you with the tools and knowledge to approach funders and apply for the financial support that will push your difference-making initiatives to the next level. Grant-seeking: Creating Relationships with Funders will be offered on Wednesday, March 22nd from 6:30-8:00pm, and Writing the Grant: How to Start and What to Share will be offered on Wednesday, March 29th from 6:30-8:00pm.
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