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Oct. 8, 2020
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Great Camp Give Far Exceeds Goal
The Great Camp Give raised more than $110,000 for Camp Hanover's ministry, nearly four times the effort's original goal. In addition to needed funds, the drive brought out many heartwarming stories and photos of Camp's impact on all who visit it. View the memories and see the love on Facebook.

Presbyterian News Service also featured Camp Hanover's summer ministry program, the Isaiah 40 Project, in a recent article.
Call to Health Continues
Pastors and church staff covered under the Board of Pensions Medical Plan have until November 13 to get the 1,000 points needed to lower their deductibles in 2021. Required annual check-ups may be completed virtually.
Learn to Use Social Media Effectively in Online Workshop
Confused about how to use social media to promote your church? Do you feel like your church's Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram presence could use a boost? Learn how to get the most out of your social media efforts in a virtual workshop offered by the Presbyterian Communicators Network. The workshop is October 27 at 2 p.m.
Tool Makes Planning Stewardship Campaigns Easier
This time of year, many church leaders are thinking about stewardship. Stewardship Navigator is a free, online resource that you may find helpful in planning theologically-sound stewardship campaigns that invite all members of your congregation to participate.
Other News
Scholarship Opportunity for Future Ministers
For students who sense a calling to full-time Christian ministry, the A. Purnell Bailey Pre-Ministerial Program at Randolph-Macon College offers encouragement through a weekly vocational discernment group, two internships, and financial support. This scholarship provides half tuition during a student’s freshman and sophomore years at R-MC and full tuition during the junior and senior years. Applications are being accepted through February 8, 2021.
Financial Training Resources from Presbytery Foundation
Would you like more financial training for leading your church? Presbyterian Foundation's Church Financial Leadership Academy is a Netflix-style website for church leaders who need resources to bolster their knowledge of church finances. It’s free.
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Stated Meetings
October 17
106th Stated Meeting
Online, via Zoom
Overture deadline: Aug 20 at noon
Packet online: Oct 1
February 20, 2021
107th Stated Meeting
Second PC, Richmond
Overture deadline: Dec 17 at noon
Packet online: Feb 4
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  • Director of children's ministry, The Brandermill Church (Midlothian)
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