Synod and presbytery news
February 27, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS — The Spring Gathering of the Presbyterian Women of the Greater Twin Cities Area will be April 13 in Rochester, Minn., at the First Presbyterian Church.
The speaker will be Linda Hora, a synod representative from Boone, Iowa. She participated in the 2011 Global Exchange to India and will reflect on projects, people and experiences she had while there.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Ghost Ranch is offering ministry weeks in both spring (after Easter) and fall this year, as well as interim ministry training Sept. 23-28 for members of the Presbytery of Santa Fe.
EAGAN, Minn. — Winnebago Presbytery voted Dec. 1 to call the Rev. Sarah Moore-Nokes to serve as its general presbyter effective immediately. She had been serving as associate executive presbyter since June 2005.
Moore-Nokes wrote that she is “delighted to continue serving Winnebago Presbytery in this new role and is excited about the work the presbytery is doing as it seeks to support and develop leaders as well as strengthen and connect congregations.”
EAGAN, Minn. — The 2013 Gathering of the Presbyterian Women in the Synod of Lakes and Prairies will be June 12-15.
Held at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, the gathering will feature the Rev. Theresa Cho, a leader in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) who has been active in youth, women’s and peacemaking efforts throughout the church; the Rev. Sara Dingman-Lavigne, interim presbyter of Missouri River Valley; and the Rev. Sarah Dickinson, pastor of Mosher-Pilgrim Presbyterian Church in Omaha, Neb.
CLEVELAND — Members of The Presbytery of the Western Reserve are invited to an introductory event for “Glory to God,” the new Presbyterian hymnal, April 20.
Sponsored by the Pittsburgh chapter of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, the event will be at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
LANCASTER, Penn. — Camp Donegal, a ministry of the Presbytery of Donegal, is seeking nurses, doctors and emergency medical technicians willing to volunteer a full or partial week to meet the medical needs of our campers and staff. Individual camps typically run Sunday afternoon to Friday evening. Campers are in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Children of the volunteers are able to camp for free during the volunteer week. Camp registration forms must be completed for each child attending a camp during your volunteer week.
There will be a mandatory nurse/chaplain orientation held at Camp Donegal on June 12th.