Weekly Newsletters

Weekly Newsletters

Weekly Newsletter – “PNews”

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Communications from the General Minister

This “Sheldon Shares” page is collection of recent letters and special communications from the General Minister of Pittsburgh Presbytery, Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge.


PNews 2/2/23

February 2, 2023 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Welcoming Rev. Louise Rogers This week we meet Rev. Louise Rogers, the newest staff member of the Pittsburgh Presbytery. Louise comes to us from Westminster Presbyterian Church, where she was the Associate Minister of Congregational Care, and will be taking …


PNews 1/26/23

January 26, 2023 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Freeing Congregational Mission Join authors (and Pittsburgh Presbytery members) ​Bala Khyllep and Hunter Farrell as they build on the learnings from their 2022 InterVarsity Press book, Freeing Congregational Mission, to explore ways leaders can help their congregations connect more deeply …


PNews 1/12/23

January 12, 2023 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Providing a Safe Space Providing for the nurture and spiritual fellowship of the children of God is central to our calling as a church. But to do that well, we must provide shelter – safe environments for some of the most …


Providing a Safe Space

January 12, 2023 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian Wallace Associate Minister for Emerging Ministries & Acting Head of Staff Thursday, January 12, 2023 As some of you know, I am a die-hard Buffalo Bills fan – and have been my …


“To Tell the Old, Old Story…”

January 5, 2023 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Brian Wallace Associate Minister for Emerging Ministries & Acting Head of Staff Thursday, January 5, 2023 “To Tell the Old Old Story….” Reflections on My First Theological Question According to my mom, my …


PNews 1/5/23

January 5, 2023 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

“To Tell the Old, Old Story…” “I Love to Tell the Story,” written by Katherine Hankey, is a well-known hymn which includes the line: “I love to tell the story; tis pleasant to repeat, what seems each time I tell …


PNews 12/15/22

December 15, 2022 | Posted in Weekly Newsletter

Already, but Not Yet Advent is that beautiful yet enigmatic season when we celebrate the One who has come, but is yet to come. Advent both elicits gratitude for the coming of our Savior Jesus two thousand years ago and …


Already, but Not Yet

December 15, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, December 15, 2022 Already, but Not Yet  (After this month I will no longer be writing a letter as part of Pittsburgh Presbytery’s weekly PNews. If …


The Best is Yet to Come

December 8, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, December 8, 2022 The Best Is Yet to Come*  (After this month I will no longer be writing a letter as part of Pittsburgh Presbytery’s weekly …


The Last Mile of the Way

December 1, 2022 | Posted in Letters from the General Minister

A Letter to Pittsburgh Presbytery from Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge General Minister Thursday, December 1, 2022 The Last Mile of the Way My father asked that I sing at his memorial service an old gospel song, made famous by …