Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Judy Kolwicz Ordained on July 25, 1982 – 35 Years~! Cards can be sent to:  740 Mississippi River Boulevard South Apt. 15D St. Paul, MN  55116 [email protected]

Prayers for those who face difficult and hard desisions

Sometime in our lives we are faced with difficult and seemly impossible decisions about health care, jobs, home, families, finances and so much more.  In the last few weeks I have seen on social media, or received a phone call, or an email or in a conversation a request for prayers in times of difficult […]

Stewardship Ideas brought to you by Phil

Stewardship ideas brought to you by Phil. My friend Phil is very ill and in need of our prayers. Phil was part of our Stewardship Development Team that designed a multi-presbytery, Southeast PA,   training for congregational stewardship teams. My stewardship blog today is in honor of my friend Phil. These are two of Phil’s stewardship […]

The Art of Ministry

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.  Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good. Registration and […]

Stewardship Tools

I am working on the Stewardship theme again this week. A few years ago, some colleagues and I developed a 3 or 4 half day training event for stewardship teams and pastors.  What we learned from our program is that teams and pastors need tools for developing their year-round stewardship programs. As you begin the […]

Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Sarah Green Ordained on July 15, 2012 Cards can be sent to: 177 Irvington Avenue Apt. 2M South Orange, NJ 07079 [email protected]

Prayers for Hildale Park Presbyterian Church

We all have markers along our journey where we stop, pause, reflect and often celebrate.  This weekend Hildale Park Presbyterian Church will be celebrating one of those important markers of their journey – 100 years of Ministry. Let us remember in prayer Hildale Park Presbyterian Church, Cedar Knolls, NJ as they celebrate the years of […]

Newton Missionary Spreads Unique Ministry

Blairstown Elder Darlene Tapie is an inveterate producer of crocheted items.  She’ll often be seen multi-tasking at church meetings with needles and yarn in hand.  Her devotion to the craft found the most satisfying and constructive outlet when she connected with the Christian concept of Prayer Shawl Ministry. From June 22 thru July 29, Darlene […]

Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Tony MacNaughton Ordained on July 9, 1967 – 50 Years~! Cards can be sent to: P.O. Box 961 Rangeley, ME  04970 [email protected]

Pray for Mission Trips

Let us remember in prayer this week for all the young people, church members, and leaders who will be embarking on a Mission Trip or project this summer.  Many will travel to other locations in our country and some may even be traveling to other countries.  The mission trip or project connects people in different […]