FROM RACHEL YATES, PRESBYTERY EXECUTIVE
 GOOD INTENTIONS
It started innocently enough, and I had good intentions.  As I was turning the orner in my neighborhood the other morning, I saw someone pull out of her driveway and onto the side road.  As I followed the same route, I noticed she'd left her garage door open.  No other cars were inside, and I suspected she was the last one to leave the house.  Before I could alert her, she turned onto the major road and was headed away.  Immediately, I was on a mission!

I followed closely behind until ... ( READ MORE )
PRESBYTERY PULSE
INSTALLATION SERVICE FOR REV. STEPHANIE STEINER
March 15, 1:0o p.m. *please note new time*
Presbytery of Milwaukee Moderator, Judy Jaggard, and First Presbyterian Church, Clinton, invite everyone to attend the installation service for Rev. Stephanie Steiner on March 15th at 1:00 p.m *please note new time*.  Stephanie comes to us from nearby John Knox Presbytery.

Stephanie is originally from Prairie du Chen, Wisconsin.  After graduating from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, she earned her Master of Divinity from Wartburg Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, and was then ordained in 1987.

Throughout her ministry, Stephanie has been called to serve as a solo pastor, chaplain, associate pastor, and co-pastor.  She has one daughter, Kiernan, who is a teaching assistant and doctoral candidate at Arizona State University.  Stephanie's hobbies include reading, crocheting, gardening, and she's an avid sports fan too!

We welcomed Stephanie at our February Presbytery Gathering; now we have the opportunity to celebrate her installation.

Clergy are invited to robe and wear red vestments.  

First Presbyterian Church, 312 Church Street, Clinton, WI
WITH CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY
Pastor Iris Colon passed away Tuesday, February 25th, after prolonged illness.  A funeral celebrating Iris' life will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Church in Muskego, WI, on Saturday, March 7th.  A brunch will follow.  Please keep her husband Pastor Antonio Lucio and their family in your prayers, as well as the Good Shepherd Trinity congregation where Iris and Antonio have been actively worshiping.

St. Paul's Church, S66W14625 W. Janesville Road, Muskego, WI
PRESBYTERY DIRECTORY PHONE APP
If any minister member or church member from our presbytery would like to have the presbytery directory accessible on their phone or tablet, please email Chris Halverson for login and password. If you've previously gotten access, but forgot  your login and/or password, Chris can help with that, too.
NEWS FROM THE STATED CLERK
Recently, Stated Clerk Rev. Dr. Christian Boyd traveled to San Diego, California, to participate in the Episcopal-Presbyterian Bilateral Dialogue.  During the dialogue, participants considered how the two ecclesiastical traditions could partner with each other considering the context of the 21st century Church.  Read more about Rev. Dr. Boyd's recent activity here.
CREATIVE WORSHIP PACKAGE FOR CHURCHES IN PASTORAL TRANSITION
Inspired by the creative worship leadership of Marcia McFee last fall, Rev. Beth Patton, Rev. Nicole Farley, and Ruling Elder and Presbytery Executive Rachel Yates have designed a creative worship package for the Easter season (April 19 through May 24), specifically for churches in transition. More details here.