Presbytery News

Presbytery News

Weekly Newsletter – PNews
Letters From General Minister
COVID-19 Resources
Branch News
Justice Corner
Let’s Get Connected!
Severe Weather Policy


PNews 5/12/22

May 19, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Spurring Each Other On As we emerge from a pandemic that kept us apart, we are finding that being together inspires us to reach higher, to be stronger, to enjoy more fully our calling. And this is precisely what happens …


Together Again – But Just Like Before?

May 19, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, May 19, 2022 Together Again – But Just Like Before?[i] The psalmist exults, “How blessed it is when kindred live together!” (Psalm 133:1) We usually cite …


Spurring Each Other On

May 12, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, May 12, 2022 Spurring Each Other On “…not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another…” (Hebrews 10:25) As our …


PNews 5/5/22

May 5, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Celebration! In this week’s newsletter, Ralph and Brian talk about the importance of celebration in the life of the church and reflect on how we mark milestones in our lives. read more >>> 2022 Worship and Music Conference The Presbyterian …


Would Jesus Livestream? Church, Tech, and the Post-COVID Era

May 4, 2022 | Posted in Announcements

As the world (and the church) emerge from the worst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many churches are assessing their use of technology.  Should we keep live streaming?  Should we keep using Zoom?  What about hybrid?  In this presentation, Rev. Brian …


PNews 4/28/22

April 28, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Everywhere and Always Yes, Jesus is with us wherever we gather in his name, and wherever we partake of his body and blood at his table. But Jesus always turns us back out to the world where he is truly …


Everywhere and Always

April 28, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 28, 2022 Everywhere and Always “Ubiquity.” I love words, especially words that you don’t run into very often. Words like “ubiquity.” When theologians talk about …


PNews 4/21/2022

April 21, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Two-Handed Theology The world is suffering. Christ is risen! Both are true. Taken together, they constitute our hope and our mission. Easter invites us to two-handed theology: Bible and newspaper together; might and tenderness together; suffering and comfort together; grief …


Two-Handed Theology

April 21, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 21, 2022 Two-Handed Theology Margaret Buchanan’s octogenarian eyes twinkled as she recounted to me one of her favorite children’s sermon stories from her days as …


Were You There?

April 14, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, April 14, 2022 Were You There? As darkness settles in on the night before Jesus is crucified – the night we call “Maundy Thursday” – everything …