Presbytery of Donegal E-News   

January 22, 2019
Preservation Grants for Churches
Presbyterian Historical Society
 www.history.
pcusa.org/hpg 

To assist congregations with the preservation of church records, the society awards annual
Heritage Preservation Grants to PC(USA) congregations of 250 members or less that are at least 50 years old, covering up to $500 of the cost to digitize official records.  Click the link above for more info.
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Burns Night: Dinner and Music 
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6pm
Hosted by Octorara Covenanter  
Presbyterian Foundation 
Historic Beal Manor, Parkesburg, PA
   
The evening will begin at 6pm as guests are piped in followed by a social time and a host's welcome. A traditional haggis ceremony will follow and a Scottish supper will be served. After supper guests are invited to honor the life of Robert Burns with speeches, readings and toasts. Charlie Zahm will present "A Tribute to Robert Burns". Piper, James Diener, and harpist, Kendrah Tozzo, will provide music throughout the evening and guests will be invited to gather around the piano to sing Burns songs to conclude the evening.
 
The Foundation hopes you can join them to celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns. The fee for this fundraising event is $60 and includes food, drink and entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at www.oldcovchurch.com or by calling 610.593.6989. Tickets must be purchased on or before January 25th. 
Athens VBS CDs Available
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester 
West Chester, PA 
www.firstpreswc.com
  
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester has 17 still-in-their-wrapping participant music CDs available for any church using Group's Athens VBS program this summer.  They are available at no charge.  If interested, please contact Sara Pantazes through the church office 610.696.0554 or by email at spantazes@firstpreswc.com .  
An Evening With Audrey Assad
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 7pm  
Westminster Presbyterian Church 
West Chester, PA 
www.westminsterpc.org
  
Lauded by the New York Times, multiple Dove Award nominee and iTunes Christian Breakthrough Album of the Year recipient Audrey Assad is the daughter of a Syrian refugee, an author, speaker, producer, and critically lauded songwriter and musician. She releases music she calls "soundtracks for prayer" on the label Fortunate Fall Records.
 
Come and enjoy an evening with Audrey where she will share songs and stories, weaving her beautiful music together with her own journey in this intimate live experience. Click here for more information and online tickets.