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July 17, 2019
Area Teens Head to Triennium Conference
POJ's 18-member delegation of teens and chaperones departed Monday for the Presbyterian Youth Triennium. They join 4,000 peers at Purdue University this week to worship and learn.
Older Adult Ministry Seeks Committee Members
Interested in being more involved in ministry to older adults across Presbytery of the James? Attend the next meeting of POJ's Older Adult Ministry on July 25 to learn how. This ministry creates opportunities for older adults to gather, worship, and focus on age-related issues together.
Come Home to Camp Hanover
Homecoming at Camp Hanover (August 30-September 2) is a time of celebration for any and all who have a connection to our camp. Reconnect with old friends and relive the “good old days.” Enjoy special events like “Decade vs. Decade” volleyball & foursquare tournaments and lowland games, storytelling, campfires, worship and other camp activities.
Going to Big Tent?
At least ten individuals from Presbytery of the James will be attending Big Tent in Baltimore in a few weeks. Are you going? If so, let us know. People who register at the link below will receive the list of local attendees that they may use to arrange carpools or meals if desired.
Into the Church Triumphant
James Libhart

July 2, 2019

Husband of Sandra (Sandi) Libhart, pastor of South Hill Church

Memorial Service
July 6
South Hill Presbyterian Church

Rev. Dr. William Frye Summers

July 15, 2019

Father of Rev. Dr. Charles (Charlie) A. Summers and former pastor of Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church


Memorial Service
July 21, 3:00 p.m.
Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church

Events
Celebrate Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem

Join fellow pilgrims on a 12-day journey, December 29 through January 9, to the Holy Land walking in the footsteps of Jesus. Experience modern religious traditions as you celebrate Shabbat with local Jews and Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem’s Manger Square. Optional: choose to extend your trip with four days in Jordan. The land cost for the 12-day pilgrimage is from $2,879 per person (double occupancy).For more information contact Janet Winslow at pastorjanet@bonairpc.org .
Women Focus of Conference at Princeton Seminary

The Women in Ministry Initiative of Princeton Theological Seminary hosts a  conference October 23-25  for women leaders of the church, both clergy and lay, who work within the church and beyond. Gather to worship, to study, and to encourage one another. Keynote presentations, sermons, informal discussions, and workshops will provide an opportunity to develop and strengthen talents and skills for leadership in the church and world to which we are called. Register by August 1 to save $25.
UPSem Plans Seminary For a Day Event

UPSem hosts its annual Seminary for a Day on September 28. Engage in theological topics with faculty at this one-day works hop. Rodney S. Sadler Jr., associate professor of Bible, and Deborah Krause, professor of New Testament at Eden Theological Seminary, will deliver the event's two keynote addresses. The registration fee of $25 includes lunch. 
University of Richmond Hosts Annual Faith Forum

The Weinstein-Rosenthal Forum on Faith, Ethics, & Global Society at the University of Richmond invites you to "Radical Compassion: An Evening with Andrew Solomon" on September 23. Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology; winner of the National Book Award; and an activist in LGBTQ rights, mental health, and the arts. He is a professor of clinical medical psychology at  Columbia University Medical Center . The event is free and registration is not required.
Stated Meetings
Oct 19
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
New Hanover Church, Mechanicsville
Feb 15, 2020
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Invitation Needed
June 16, 2020
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Invitation Needed
Oct 17, 2020
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Invitation Needed
Jobs
Churches throughout POJ are looking for new talent. Find information about these opportunities on POJ's job board . Searching for candidates? Submit a job.
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