Information for ministers, educators, church administrators, clerks, and congregations
May 6, 2021
Help Camp Hanover in Final Push to Ready for Campers
May 1 kicked off a 50-day countdown to kids arriving at Camp Hanover for summer camp. The staff, board of directors, and countless volunteers are pouring their energy into getting camp ready for a safe, fun, life-changing experience for campers. Be part of the 50-Day DASH by donating, asking others to join, serving in some way, and helping share God’s love. 
Submit Your News and Mailing List for July Issue of the Vine
Churches, ministries, and partner organizations, what good news would you like to share with our presbytery? We welcome your contributions for the July issue of the Vine newsletter. Please send text and photos to editor Kelley Hope by May 28. 

To share all the positive things happening in our presbytery, POJ mails the Vine directly to your church members. Make sure our mailing list is current by emailing an Excel spreadsheet of your church member contact info to Barbara Espigh also by May 28. We appreciate your help.
Board of Pensions Retirement Seminar Offered as E-Learning Course
The Board of Pensions has changed the name of the pre-retirement seminar it offers to plan members within 10 years of retirement. The Thrive program, which replaced the Growing into Tomorrow…Today seminar, is available as a self-paced e-learning series. 
Deadline Approaching for Young Adult Volunteer Applications
The Young Adult Volunteer program of the Presbyterian Church is seeking applications for the 2021-22 year. The deadline to apply for national sites is June 1. POJ’s World Mission Ministry offers scholarship funds to assist any church member in the presbytery with the costs of participating in this year of service. 
Check our online bulletin board to be reminded of events mentioned in recent issues of the Current.
Other News
New Covenant Bell Finds a Home at Camp Hanover
A group of volunteers has moved and installed the bell from New Covenant Church at Camp Hanover. The bell is in a tower outside of Wise Lodge. Thanks to Brown Pearson, moderator of the Disaster Relief Ministry and a member at Southminster Church, for leading this wonderful project.
Stated Meetings
June 15, 2021
108th Stated Meeting
Invitation needed
Overture deadline: April 20, noon
Packet online: June 1
October 16, 2021
109th Stated Meeting
Invitation needed
Overture deadline: Aug. 19, noon
Packet online: September 30
Employment Opportunities
Learn about church employment opportunities or submit an opportunity to POJ's calls and jobs board.

  • Family ministry coordinator, Grace Covenant (Richmond)
  • Live-stream worship technician, Southminster (Chesterfield)
  • Communications coordinator, First (Richmond)
  • Administrative assistant, Povidence Forge (New Kent)

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