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Information for ministers, educators, church administrators, clerks, and congregations
January 6, 2021
Share Thoughts, Ask Questions About Strategic Plan Report
Registration is still open for four of the strategic plan listening sessions. Join one to ask your questions of planning team members. Registration closes two days before the session.
Saturday, January 9
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Monday, January 11
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 13
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 14
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Deadline for 2020 Contributions
To facilitate acknowledgement and gratitude for your financial gifts, the presbytery account will be open to receive congregational support for 2020 through January 19, 2021.
Cohort Forming to Focus on Stewardship in Small Churches
Pastors and Stewardship leaders in small membership congregations are invited to join a cohort to discuss their unique Stewardship needs. The goal of this cohort is to share ideas and explore opportunities and possibilities for meeting those needs. The group will meet monthly via Zoom on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
General Assembly Launches Support Program for Lay Leaders
Leaders in the Office of the General Assembly have launched a year-long initiative that will focus on deacons and ruling elders. The initiative, "Year of Leader Formation: Investing in Ruling Elders and Deacons," will incorporate a new training resource, a series of articles, a webinar series, and other tools to help participants grow in their roles.
Stated Meetings
February 20, 2021
107th Stated Meeting
Online via Zoom
Overture deadline: Dec 17 at noon
Packet online: February 4
June 15, 2021
108th Stated Meeting
Invitation needed

October 16, 2021
109th Stated Meeting
Invitation needed
Bulletin Board
Social Media Workshop Series
Union Seminary is hosting a four-part workshop on communicating via social media. The online events are scheduled for January 21 and 28 and February 4 and 11.
Scholarship Opportunity
Applications for the A. Purnell Bailey Pre-Ministerial Program at Randolph-Macon College are due February 8.
Photos Wanted
The Presbyterian Planning Calendar is seeking photo submissions for use in its 2021-2022 edition.

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