Ministers, Educators, Administrators and Clerks,
please share this information with your congregation.  
Nov. 7, 2018
Meet Mission Co-Worker Cindy Corell in Virginia This Month
Hear about God's work in Haiti from mission co-worker Cindy Corell tonight (Nov. 7) at Covenant Presbyterian in Petersburg or tomorrow night (Nov. 8) at Salisbury Presbyterian in Midlothian. There are a total of eight events hosted by POJ churches through November 25. See the full list on the POJ website.

Also, Haiti Ministries is accepting applications for their upcoming trip in February 2019.  
Cindy Corell
Update on the Rhyne Polity and Education Fund
As we approach the season of thanksgiving, a special word of appreciation to all who are honoring Carson Rhyne’s ministry and leadership by supporting the  H. Carson Rhyne, Jr. Polity and Education Fund  at Union Presbyterian Seminary. To date, $18,662.50 has been committed. The fund also has received pledges of $50,000 for this year and another $50,000 over the next five years. Following this generous lead, sessions and individuals continue to be encouraged to consider adding their support to this fund which will benefit students preparing for ministry. Checks and pledges may be sent directly to the seminary, marked for the Rhyne Fund. To God be the Glory!
Invite UKirk at VCU's New Pastor to Visit
Interested in learning more about UKirk campus ministry at VCU? Would your congregation like to support a vital and thriving ministry in downtown Richmond? Alex Fischer, the campus pastor for UKirk at VCU , would love to come spend time with your church. Whether it's guest preaching, speaking for a program, or visiting the church's session, he is happy to tell you about his ministry and all the ways VCU UKirk members practice faithful community together. If you or your congregation are interested in being involved with UKirk, please contact Rev. Alex Fischer.
Dismantling Racism Ministries Plans Winter Retreat
In January, POJ's Dismantling Racism Ministries will host author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove for discussions on his latest book, Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion. The event will begin with check-in at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11 and conclude at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 12. Optional lodging is available. 
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
Share Your Older Adult Ministry News
Does your congregation offer programs or events to minister for, to, and with older adults? The Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network would love to share ideas with others providing older adult ministries. Please consider writing an article that can be used in the 2019 Older Adult Ministries Planning Guide. Articles can be about a program you offer within your congregation, partnerships you have formed with other organizations, or other activities/events you provide for older adults within your community. Articles should be about the “how to” of various ministries with older adults. 
Reminder: Christian Education Lunch on Monday
The Christian Education Purpose Group invites you to become part of their mission at a free lunch on Monday, November 12. Share your church's educational ministry with m oderators Marilyn Johns , Mary Park , and Leigh Anne Ring or find out how they can help you. Join with p rofessional church educators, pastors, and volunteers from churches large and small at First Presbyterian Church in Richmond from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please RSVP in advance. If you cannot attend, they welcome your thoughts and ideas by email.
Campbell to Hold Installation this Saturday

Campbell Memorial in Weems, Virginia, invites you to the installation of Rev. Jim Moseley as pastor. The service and reception will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 11. Please RSVP to 804-438-6875.
New Hanover Pastor Publishes Book on New Testament

Rev. Dr. Eric Douglass has published a book, Interpreting New Testament Narratives: Recovering the Author’s Voice. Douglass is a covenant pastor at New Hanover Presbyterian Church.
Scholarships for Students Discerning a Call to Ministry

Randolph-Macon College is accepting applications for the  A. Purnell Bailey Pre-Ministerial Scholarship  through February 1.
This scholarship offers half-tuition during a student’s freshman and sophomore years at R-MC and full-tuition during the junior and senior years. In return, Bailey Scholars commit to earning a Master's level degree from an ATS accredited theology school following college.
Stated Meetings
Feb 16, 2019
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Three Chopt Church, Richmond
June 18, 2019
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Oct 19, 2019
Presbytery of the James Stated Meeting
Nov 7
The Presbyterian Church, Fredericksburg
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Petersburg
Nov 8
First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville
Salisbury Presbyterian Church, Midlothian

Nov 11-16
New Bern, North Carolina
Nov 12
First Presbyterian Church, Richmond
Nov 14
The Presbyterian Church, Fredericksburg
Nov 15
Mechanicsville Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsville
Nov 18
Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, Richmond

Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church, Richmond
Nov 25
Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsville

Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, Hopewell
Dec 7-8
Camp Hanover, Mechanicsville
Job Opportunities
Part-time Administrator

New Hanover Presbyterian Church is seeking a part-time administrator. The deadline for applications is November 16. For more information, contact Graham Sellors.
Program Coordinator

The Leadership Institute on the Richmond Campus of Union Presbyterian Seminary is seeking a program coordinator. A review of applications will begin November 1. Read the job description and learn how to apply.
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