The UPDATE - September 2019

“Well done, good and faithful servant,"
the words used in the eulogy of Rev. Henry Green in a memorial service officiated by Rev. Scott Mason. Celebrating the lives of those who have gone before us offers a heritage of faithfulness passed on through those Godly lives.

Tom Rennard
Vital Congregations Initiative
Vital Congregations - Lee Ireland
Your team has returned from Baltimore where they were instructed in the implementation of the VCI program. Team members will be making contact with Presbytery churches offering information and options for involvement in the imitative.
Stated Meeting
September 14th, 9:30 am - Lake Arrowhead, CA
Registration: 909-881-1595
Clergy Retreat in Oak Glen, CA
October 28-30 is the best time to experience the Fall in beautiful Oak Glen, California. Relax, rebuild, rekindle!

Employment Opportunities
Administrative Personnel
Administrative Personnel Association
2019 Pacific Region Conference  September 12—15, 2019

Join with our very own  Cheryl Raine  
( First Presbyterian of Redlands ) who will be facilitating several workshops within the beautiful setting at Zephyr Point - Lake Tahoe.

Don't forget the APA National Conference
October 23-25, 2019 Registration Brochure
San Diego, California
When - September 30 - October 2, 2019
For a sense of how good this conference will be, click  here  to see plenary and workshop videos from the 2017 conference!

Where -  Catamaran Resort
A Polynesian-themed resort, only 8 miles from San Diego International Airport that offers Mission Bay as your backyard and the Pacific Ocean across the street.

It is time to register for the 2019 Mid Council Financial Network. This year’s meeting will be at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel beginning with breakfast on  Wednesday, Nov. 20 and end at noon on Friday, November 22. 
You will hear speakers covering topics including:
  • Managing and selling challenging church properties
  • Cyber security
  • Non-profit practices, church law and taxes
  • Socially responsible investing

Attend a wide range of topics and learn from experienced practitioners and leaders in the field. Participants can register for individual or multiple seminars.
Website Help for Your Church
Did you know that there may be grants available to help you update or build a new website?

Parenting Podcast - 6 episodes
Drs. Kara Powell and Steve Argue coauthored the book Growing With: Every Parent’s Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family and Future.

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