MONDAY IN MINISTRY
April 29, 2019
Volume 15 Issue 18
PLEASE PRAY FOR:


  • Rev. Wayne Meisel

  • Rev. John Maltby

  • Elder David Anderson

  • All those affected by earthquakes, floods and other weather disasters

  • Ilene's dad



Special Called Meeting of Presbytery
This is a Call for a Special Meeting of New Brunswick Presbytery to Examine for Ordination Nathan Jeremie-Brink this Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7pm at the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville.
 
REMINDER: This special meeting to examine Nathan Jeremie-Brink requires 13 elders from 13 different congregations and 13 pastors. 
PLEASE make every effort to be there, and please register ASAP so that we know we will have a quorum.
Click here to register.
2019 PRESBYTERY MEETING HOSTS NEEDED
We are asking for host churches for the following meetings listed in red:
                       

June 11 (Tuesday)
September 10 (Tuesday) – Fellowship Meeting


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


FAITH IN ACTION TRAINING

How can youth activate their faith to make a difference in their community? Come and find out! Flemington Presbyterian Church is hosting a Faith in Action Training with Casey Aldridge on May 4. Click for details.
ENJOY AN ENGLISH TEA AND LUNCHEON

Our Presbyterian Women's Spring Gathering & Annual Meeting will be held on May 4 at the United First Presbyterian Church of Amwell at Larison's Corner. Learn about Beatrix Potter, author of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and other beloved stories. Click for details and reservation info.
KENTUCKY DERBY TRICKY TRAY TO SUPPORT APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT YOUTH TRIP @ BOUND BROOK CHURCH

Click here for details.
UMIO HOLDS 6TH ANNUAL UNITY GATHERING

On Sunday, May 5, UMIO (United Mercer Interfaith Organization) is holding its 6 th Annual Unity Gathering for the families of victims of homicide violence during the past year in the Trenton area. This prayer gathering is focused on remembering those individuals who have died. The Unity Gathering will be held in Mill Hill Park - 2:00pm – 5:00pm. The families of the victims are invited, as well as members of the community impacted by their loss. UMIO is reaching out to the community in the hope of locating as many families as possible. 
 
The interfaith ceremony will feature music, readings, commentary, and prayers. The moderator for this year’s memorial gathering is the Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen, Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Trenton. Music will begin at 2:00pm, which will allow families an opportunity to interact with others and avail themselves of information on support services they might find helpful. Speakers will make up the formal portion of the program from 3:00-4:00pm, followed by more music and refreshments. 
 
Family members who are interested in attending should RSVP to karisuhg@aol.com . For any questions, please contact Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen at 609-695-8025.

Click here for the informational flyer.
 

A TRIBUTE TO BEVERLY ARLENE OWENS

Saturday, May 18, 2019
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn
800 US Highway 130
      Hamilton Township, New Jersey 08690

 Proceeds from this event will be used to support the music ministry at WSPC


Click here f or all the details.
PART-TIME DIRECTOR OF MUSIC OPPORTUNITY

Alexandria First Presbyterian Church in Milford NJ is searching for a part-time (15 hours per week) Director of Music Ministry. The Director of Music Ministry should be a seasoned organist and pianist who is proficient in directing both Chancel, Junior and Youth choirs. The successful candidate should have a solid background in church music as well, and be willing to rehearse with the Chancel choir one evening a week as well as provide the choral and congregational music during the Sunday service. Inquiries should be directed to the Alexandria Search Committee at alexandriapresmusic@gmail.com .
 
CHURCH MUSICIAN OPPORTUNITY


T he First Presbyterian Church of Trenton is seeking a Church Musician.
In consultation with the pastoral staff and the Session, the Church Musician accompanies the congregation in its weekly Sunday morning worship service, playing a prelude, hymns, service music, offertory, and postlude, with occasional special services, which are negotiable.

REQUIREMENTS

Commitment to seeing music as a ministry of spiritual growth and development in our congregational setting.

Appropriate musical education/training and/or professional experience.

Skills in congregational piano accompaniment and selection of music.

Good verbal and written communication and collaboration skills.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Consult with the Pastor as necessary regarding theme of worship, special programs, selection of hymns, and other music.

If requested, assist in arranging for special music in worship.


ACCOUNTABILITY

The Church Musician is accountable to the Pastor/s and to the Session.

REMUNERATION

Negotiable. Can participate in Retirement Fund (403b) if desired.

Services needed beginning April 28.

If interested, please contact:
Rev. Molly Dykstra
609.240.6273
Click on the logo above for info and to register.
2019 PRESBYTERY OFFICE HOLIDAYS

Click here for the 2019 office holidays.


CLICK HERE FOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES - NEW ONES POSTED!!
"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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