MONDAY IN MINISTRY
March 18, 2019
Volume 15 Issue 12
PLEASE PRAY FOR:


  • Rev. Wayne Meisel

  • Rev. John Maltby

  • Rev. Maltby's son in law

who passed away on March
11

  • Ilene's dad

















Griefshare at Kingston Church - starts Wednesday, February 13 at 7PM
Mid-Day Lenten Services at Witherspoon Church - March 20 & March 27
Service for Barbara Crawford - March 30 at Kingston Church
Triennium - July 15-20
2019 PRESBYTERY MEETING HOSTS NEEDED
We are asking for host churches for the following meetings listed in red:
                      
April 9 (Tuesday) – Fellowship Meeting
May 11 (Saturday)
June 11 (Tuesday)
September 10 (Tuesday) – Fellowship Meeting
October 8 (Tuesday)
November 12 (Tuesday) - Flemington

Click here to read about the responsibilities of Presbytery meeting host churches. Please email Ilene at iblackpnb@gmail.com . 
 


2019 PRESBYTERIAN YOUTH TRIENNIUM
Now's the time to register for Triennium! Click here for all the details and instructions on how to register

July 15-July 20, 2019 at Purdue University

2019 PRESBYTERY DIRECTORY

So. I'm working on the 3rd (count 'em - 3rd) draft of the presbytery directory. As soon as I am finished and after I have several pairs of eyes go over it, I shall send it out. Again. Sorry about that.
THE SYMPOSIUM

The Symposium book club will meet on Monday, March 18 at Princeton Seminary’s Center for Continuing Education. Dinner will be in the MacKay Campus Center cafeteria at 6:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting this month will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Adams House living room (12 Library Place), not in our usual place in Erdman Hall.
 
The book for this month is the novel When the English Fall by David Williams. The author writes that he would get strange reactions when he told people the book he was working on was “postapocalyptic Amish fiction” It is a thought-provoking story based on the idea of a devastating solar storm which wipes out the electrical infrastructure of modern technology-based society. Through the eyes of an Amish farmer and journal-writer we see the contrast between the continuing Amish way of life and the resulting chaos in the “English” (i.e. non-Amish) community. In the true sense of the word apocalypse, the story reveals previously hidden values of both cultures and challenges us to think about what really matters. Pat Lasusky will lead the discussion.
 
We look forward to seeing you. As always, guests are welcome.
Jenny JyungIn Lee, moderator of Presbyterian Women in the PC(USA), preaching ahead of the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), said, “Church is like Japchae, where unique people come together blended with the spirit and offered for the world to enjoy… Otherwise, the church would be French fries, where everyone is uniform in color, shape, and flavor — no offense to French fries.” Click here to read the full article.

Senator Shirley K. Turner's 5th Annual Community Book Drive
to benefit children ages 5-12 in Trenton Public Schools
Pennington Church will be collecting books through April 29. Tell your neighbors and friends.
You can help reduce summer learning loss by donating new and gently used books.
The students' wish list:
Bilingual (Spanish/English)
Culturally diverse
Comics/graphic novels
Popular book series
Career exploration
STEM discovery
Contact the church office with questions: 609-737-1221, x-10 or office@pennpres.org
Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church will be holding its second rummage sale on May 3 and 4th. The preview will be on Friday, May 3rd from 3 PM to 8 PM and the actual rummage will be on May 4th from 8 to 3 PM at the church. All are invited!
STRIKE OUT HUNGER NJ
One Historic Day. One Softball Tournament.
One Mission: “Send HUNGER to the bench”
Saturday, May 4, 2019; Rain date Sunday, May 5, 2019
Riegel Ridge Community Center in Holland Township, NJ

Milford and Frenchtown residents host a softball tournament every year to benefit food pantries in their communities. Click here to read more.

How can YOU help? Softball players/teams are needed, as well as volunteers for setup & food collection, and sponsorships are needed. Click here to ante up and kick in to send HUNGER TO THE BENCH!

SEEKING FAMILIES AND CONGREGATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN NEW RESEARCH STUDY ON MINISTRY WITH PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

My name is Rev. Dr. Erin Raffety and I’m a cultural anthropologist and a pastor who studies disability and ministry. This year, I’m leading a research project (along with five research assistants) in order to learn from families with persons with disabilities about how congregations can improve pastoral care and ministry with people with disabilities. Click here to read more.
"FLEEING FOR THEIR LIVES"

Click here for Rev. Dr. Karla Koll's Newsletter

CONTINUING EDUCATION AT PTS

Click here to check out the ConEd offerings at Princeton Seminary.
2019 PRESBYTERY OFFICE HOLIDAYS

Click here for the 2019 office holidays.


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"A cheerful heart is good medicine"
Proverbs 17:22
PRESBYTERY STAFF
Rev. Bob Tomlinson - Executive Director
Mrs. Ilene Black - Executive Administrator
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