200th Anniversary Photo Booth!

Celebrating our 200th Anniversary with a Pictures!

Prayer for the End of the Year

We will be celebrating both Thanksgiving and Christ the King Sunday this week. This is the end of our liturgical year. The New year begins with Advent on December 3. As we gather with friends and family and prepare for the beginning of our new liturgical year let us end the year with this liturgical […]

BOP Retirement Seminar at Johnsonburg

The Presbytery of Newton is sponsoring the Board of Pensions Seminar: Growing into Tomorrow … Today Be informed, educated, and inspired for a journey toward wholeness in retirement living! Planning for retirement can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Our two-day seminar helps clergy and lay members and their guests explore steps […]

Thank God no matter what happens…

Some weeks my head just spins and aches from news reports, social media discussions and the day to day conversations with friends, family, neighbors and colleagues. These conversations can be both difficult, challenging, necessary and freeing all at the same time.  Some days it is just overwhelming.  Paul’s final words in 1 Thessalonians  provides some […]

Presbytery Prayers

Presbytery in Prayer Each presbytery meeting, during worship, participants are encouraged to share their prayers. This week let us pray for those concerns of the presbytery. Prayers for senseless acts of terror and rage to end throughout the country. Pray for courage and integrity for our lawmakers – that our nation’s gun laws might be […]

November 14, 2017 Presbytery Meeting Highlights

More Highlight from the November Presbytery Meeting (updated November 21, 2017) “What Breaks God’s Heart” by Rev. Jan Edmiston, Co-Moderator of the 222nd General Assembly 200th Anniversary Photo Booth! The Presbytery of Newton celebrated 200 years of ministry at its November stated meeting.  A video of Newton’s churches began the meeting.  Click here to view the […]

Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Heather Morrison-Yaden Ordain on November 15, 1987 – 30 Years! Cards can be sent to: 1511 Quentin Road Stroudsburg, PA 18360 [email protected]

Welcome new Resourcing Coordinator

The Rev. Robin Miller Currás is our new Resource Coordinator starting next week!  Robin’s been working and volunteering in our presbytery since 1998, but in case you don’t know her, we asked her to write a short bio to share. I’m excited to start this new position.  If you know me, you know I have […]

Prayers for First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs

God of mercy, whose presences sustains us in every circumstance, in the midst of unfolding violence and the aftermath of terror and loss, we seek the grounding power of your love and compassion. In these days of fearful danger and division, we need to believe somehow that your kindom of peace – in which all […]

Once again…

Once again, I am writing about and offering prayers following a horrendous act of violence. As people of faith we do need to continue to pray for victims and families of the violence.  We also need to act so that no one else has to suffer through this again. I offer three things today. First, […]