Presbytery of Donegal E-News   

September 12, 2019
In This Issue
Speakers Forum Breakfast
Celtic Evensong Service
Photographer Jeremy Cowart
Concert Celebrating Female Musicians
Evening with Philadelphia Eagle
Bible2School
Open Position

Engagement Officer
Bible2School, a non-profit offering release time Bible classes to children in Lancaster County's public schools during their school day, is looking for an Engagement Officer to join their team!  
 
Second Saturday Speakers Forum Breakfast
Drs. Greg Foy & Keith Peterman  
from York College
Saturday, September 14 at 9am  
First Presbyterian Church of York
 
FPC York is welcoming Drs. Greg Foy and Keith Peterman from York College to its Second Saturday Speakers Forum Breakfast on September 14. The two well-respected scholars will be speaking on the topic of "Environmental Update: Where We Are and Where We Are Going." Both have recently edited scholarly publications and held presentations concerning the topic of climate literacy - a subject that affects us all.

The event will take place in FPC York's Christine Thomas Hall. Please note that it is a free event, although reservations are recommended. RSVP by Monday, September 9, 2019 by contacting the church at 717-843-8041 or via email at office@fpcyork.org. Please note that all are welcome.  
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Celtic Evensong Service
Sunday, September 29 at 7pm  
Donegal Presbyterian Church, Mount Joy

Donegal Presbyterian Church will hold its quarterly Celtic Evensong Service on Sunday, September 29, at 7pm. The theme of the service will be Resting in the Arms of God in Thanksgiving for the Harvest. The liturgy will be a traditional Scots-Irish evening service, following a format of the Iona Community in Scotland. It will feature Celtic Harp music. All are invited to join in this refreshing worship service. 
Photographer Jeremy Cowart
Sunday, October 6
8:30am and 10:45am church services    
First Presbyterian Church of York
 
FPC York is welcoming internationally recognized speaker, artist, photographer, and entrepreneur Jeremy Cowart to the White Rose City on October 6. Cowart - who inspires the belief that when God speaks, the impossible is made possible - was named the "Most Influential Photographer on the Internet" by Huffington Post, Forbes, and Yahoo in 2014. One of the world's most sought-after photographers, Cowart has forever immortalized such luminaries as Pope Francis, Former President Barack Obama, Sting, Taylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood, among others.
 
Cowart is also the mastermind behind The Purpose Hotel - an upscale hotel chain benefiting non-profit organizations around the world. The unique design Cowart imagines for The Purpose Hotel transforms it into a creative, interactive experience that ignites the imagination, promotes play, and fosters community.
 
Cowart will bring his inspirational message of hope and possibility to FPC York on October 6 during its 8:30am and 10:45am church services. All are welcome.
Concert Celebrating Female Musicians
My Spirit Rejoices:  
Celebrating Women Musicians 
Sunday, October 20 at 4pm 
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester 
 
Please join us for a concert featuring female musicians supporting the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls at First Presbyterian Church, West Chester on October 20 at 4pm. A free-will offering will be taken with all proceeds supporting CCFWG's philanthropic efforts in our community.  
 
For questions, contact Rev. Caroline Cupp at 484-459-8220 or ccupp@firstpreswc.com.
An Evening with Philadelphia Eagle David Akers
Presented by the Parish Resource Center
Saturday, November 2 at 7pm  
Highland Presbyterian Church of Lancaster
 
The Parish Resource Center presents An Evening with former Philadelphia Eagle kicker, David Akers, at Highland Presbyterian Church in Lancaster on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Hear Akers speak on how pain, perseverance, perspective, and priorities helped him win in spite of failures.
 
Akers lived his faith on the field and in the locker room for over 15 years in the NFL. Now he's an announcer for the NFL Network, author, and a licensed minister. He credits his faith for helping him turn hard times into opportunities for personal growth and increased impact.
 
Fans can meet Akers prior to the event during a ticketed Meet & Greet and signing. Tickets for the main event and for the Meet & Greet are on sale now at 17-299-1113 or