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  March 2015



 

FEATURES:
  • Living Room Discussions
  • Trading Post
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Notes from the Stated Clerk
  • The Pastors Excellence Network
  • Breaking News
  • Upcoming Events
  • Job Openings

LIVING ROOM DISCUSSIONS

GCT Invites Session Reps to Attend Regional Meetings




The Generative Catalyst Team (GCT) invites session representatives (2 or more) to work together in seeking God's leading in creating a new vision for our presbytery mission. 

In the
letter sent to sessions, the representatives are asked to meet with other regional churches to share their responses to three questions. 

1. What are the unique resources and capabilities that God brings together in your congregation?
2. What are the unique needs and opportunities where God has planted your congregation?
3. What particular focus now energizes and animates your leadership?

 
Region 1 (Northwest)
Thursday, March 18, 7:00 PM
Rob and Adele Langworthy home
801 Pine Ave #307
Long Beach, 90813


Region 2 (Northeast)
Date: TBD
Suzanne Darweesh
2104 Hilltop Ct
Fullerton, 92831

Region 3 (Central East)
Thursday, March 12, 6:30 PM
Dennis and Judy Sepulveda
656 S. Pathfinder Trail
Anaheim, 92807

Region 4 (Central)
Wednesday, March 25, 6:30 PM
Bob and Jane Parker
6 Beachcomber Drive
Corona Del Mar, 92625

Region 5 (South)
Monday, March 23, 6:30 PM
Winston and Pam Presnall
16 Santa Maria
Foothill Ranch, 92610

TRADING POST


Free Bibles, Curricula, and Commentaries
Bible Commentaries, Sunday School Curriculum and other theological tomes in the library at the Presbytery Office are available for free. The library has been decommissioned. Come by anytime, M-F, 9 AM - 4 PM to take a look. Contact Bonita
The Trading Post is a place for churches offering goods and services or expressing needs.
Please Contact
Tom Dykhuizen

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES




Redecorating the PLR Offices & Library
We need someone to redecorate the  PLR offices, including the newly emptied (soon) library space into a conference room area. This might include some handyman work taking the bookcases off the walls in that room, plus decorating that space and others with posters, art, etc. 

We will also have the bookcases to give to anyone who is interested in coming and taking them away.

We will be posting volunteer ministry opportunities in our Presbytery for various things like coordinating the Youth Triennium and other such “jobs” that are no longer handled by the PLR staff.

NOTES FROM THE STATED CLERK

Annual Review of Records Report Form
Coordinator for Annual Reports

THE PASTORS EXCELLENCE NETWORK

Peer Power: Cultivating Clergy Communities of Practice and Training for Peer Group Facilitators

May 5-6 at the Mercy Center near San Francisco, CA
For information and registration
 
October 21-22 at the Cabrini Retreat Center near Chicago, IL

For information and registration



Finishing Strong, Ending Well: Crafting the Culminating Chapter of Your Ministry

July 27-29 at Bon Secours in Marriottsville, MD
For complete details and registration

BREAKING NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS

March 7, Saturday, 9 AM-12 Noon  Review of Records at Tustin PC
March 12, Thursday, 6:30 PM Region 3 (Central East) Meeting (see above)
March 18, Wednesday, 7 PM  Region 1 (Northeast) Meeting (see above)
March 23, Monday, 6:30 PM Region 5 (South) Meeting (see above)
March 25, Wednesday, 6:30 PM Region 4 (Central) Meeting (see above)

March 26, Thursday, 5-7 PM  Called Council Meeting
 

JOB OPENINGS

Director of Youth Ministries (P/T)
Placentia Presbyterian Church
Information


Youth Coordinator
First Presbyterian Church, Fullerton
Job Description

 
Jr. High Intern (P/T)
Trabuco Presbyterian Church
Job Description

Dir of Worship and Music (P/T)
Trabuco Presbyterian Church
Job Description

Transitional Executive Presbyter
Riverside Presbytery
Information

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