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February 13, 2020
Stated Meeting Reminder
The  104th stated meeting   of Presbytery of the James  will occur on Saturday, February 15, at Westminster Church in Charlottesville. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
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Southminster Hosting February's Youth Day
Youth Council’s next free monthly event for middle and high school youth and their leaders will be held February 23 at 1:30 p.m. at Southminster Church. Whether your church has one teenager or a giant youth group, all are welcome for an afternoon of recreation, art, and fellowship. This month’s activity is big group art project that even the least creative people will be able to join in for, as well as some smaller side projects for people who prefer to do their own thing. RSVP to Colleen Earp .
Learn How to Apply for a SDOP Grant
POJ's Self-Development of People Ministry offers grants of up to $2,500 to organizations working on issues of poverty, injustice, and oppression. Interested groups can learn about the grants and how to apply at a workshop February 25 at 7 p.m. at the Central branch of Chesterfield Public Library.
The Hardest Job You'll Ever Love
Camp Hanover is seeking young adults who love kids to serve on their summer staff. If you or someone you know would enjoy spending the summer sharing the love of God, please apply.
Other News
Union Workshop Addresses Mental Healthcare
Union Presbyterian Seminary is hosting a workshop on pastoral care and mental healthcare March 3-4. Resources for responding to mental healthcare situations will be provided, including a review of case studies surrounding pastoral care and mental healthcare and mental illness. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday and concludes at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Summer Programs for Teens
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Westminster College (New Wilmington, PA) offer summer programs for teens and college students. Youth will experience training in leadership, mission opportunities, and fellowship while exploring who God is calling them to be.
Randolph Macon College's Convergence program helps students discover where faith and science meet. Convergence will be held June 20-28.
Stated Meetings
Feb 15
Presbytery of the James
Stated Meeting
Westminster PC, Charlottesville
June 16
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Salisbury PC, Midlothian
Overture deadline: April 21 at noon
Packet online: June 2
Oct 17
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Orange PC, Orange
Overture deadline: Aug 20 at noon
Packet online: Oct 1
20 ------ Common Chords, Camp Hanover
23 ------ Youth Day, Southminster PC

21-22 -- High School Retreat, Camp Hanover
24 ------ God in Our World Older Adult Retreat, Camp Hanover
29 ------ Youth Day, Camp Hanover

25-26 -- Middle School Retreat, Camp Hanover
26 ------ Youth Day/Camp Fun Day, Camp Hanover
30 ------ Stronger Together Older Adult Conference, Montreat

2 -------- Presbyterian Women Spring Gathering

20-27 -- 224th General Assembly, Baltimore
Find details for these events and more online .
Churches throughout POJ are looking for new talent. Find information about these opportunities on POJ's job board:
  • Director of Christian Education, Chester Presbyterian
  • Directors of Music/Organists/Musicians, Chester Presbyterian

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