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May 11, 2022

Information for ministers, educators, church administrators, clerks, and congregations

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Deadline to Register for Called Meeting is Noon Tuesday

Registration for the presbytery's called meeting on May 17 closes at noon that day. Only registered participants who are eligible to vote will receive information about the nominee for lead presbyter ahead of the meeting. Register now so that you don't miss out.

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Check Your Church Info

Is the information listed for your church on our website correct? Please review the address, email, website, and social links we have on file for you. Send updates to Kelley Hope, associate for communications.

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Summer Programs Offer Teens Opportunities to Explore Their Faith



High school students can learn about the intersection of faith and science at Convergence, a three-day program at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland. The 2022 event will be July 15-17. Participants will enjoy hands-on activities and discover career opportunities. 

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Expanding Horizons

At Maryville College in Tennessee, teens can attend a week-long summer program. Held June 19-25, the 2022 theme is Soul and Food: How Food Shaped the Faith We Share. Students will engage in Bible study, small group discussions, and leadership development activities. 

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Camp Hanover Wins 'Best of Virginia' Award

For the second year in a row, Camp Hanover has been named Best Summer Camp in Central Virginia by Virginia Living. The annual survey shares the top businesses, organizations, and nonprofits selected by the magazine's readers.

Read about Camp Hanover's summer programs


Prayers for the Bluford Family

The Rev. Dr. Robert “Bob” Bluford Jr. entered the Church Triumphant on April 30. His service to the Church included roles as pastor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) and churches in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Prayers for peace and comfort to his extended family. A memorial service will be held at Overbrook Church on May 14 at 2 p.m. 

Read Dr. Bluford's obituary


Family Camp

May 20-22

Camp Hanover

Older Adult Celebration Webinar

May 22

Presbyterian Older Adult Ministry Network

225th General Assembly of PC(USA)

June 18 - plenary sessions, online

June 19 - Juneteenth worship

June 20-July 2 - committee meetings, Louisvile

July 5-9 - plenary sessions, online


100th Anniversary, Bible and Church Music Conferences

July 24-30

Massanetta Springs

Find event details


Called Meeting

Tuesday, May 17

Via Zoom

Registration deadline: May 17 at noon

111th Meeting

Tuesday, June 14

Invitation needed

Overture deadline: April 26, noon

Packet online: May 31

112th Meeting

Saturday, October 15

Invitation needed

Overture deadline: Aug. 18, noon

Packet online: Sept. 29


Learn about church employment opportunities or submit an opportunity to POJ's calls and jobs board.

  • Director of communications, Three Chopt Church (Richmond) NEW
  • Music director, Rockfish Church (Nellysford) NEW
  • Covenant pastor, Blackstone Church (Blackstone) REPOSTED
  • Stated clerk, Presbytery of the James 
  • Director, music ministries, Three Chopt Church (Richmond)
  • Director of Christian formation, Tuckahoe Church (Richmond) 
  • Director of music ministries, Olivet Church (Charlottesville) 
  • Ministry relations officer, Presbyterian Foundation (Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky) 
  • Pastor, Washington Church (Tennessee) 

Calls and Jobs in Nearby Presbyteries

National Capital Presbytery || Presbytery of Eastern Virginia


Presbytery of the Peaks || Shenandoah Presbytery

PC(USA) Job Board

Association of Presbyterian Church Educators Job Board






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