Posts by Christy Ramsey

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Prayers for Dansalan College

by Christy Ramsey

A Call for Prayers and Sobriety for Such a Time Like This “All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that our God saves.” (1 Samuel 17:47) 1) In the wake of the senseless, violent attack against the people and ministries of the Dansalan College in the Philippines, we […]

Pentecost Offering For Youth June 4th

by Christy Ramsey

Give toward a more promising future When you give to the Pentecost Offering, you are helping to provide opportunities for young people to grow and share their faith in Christ. 40% stays with your congregation » Develop and support programs for young people in your own church and community 25% supports Young Adult Volunteers (YAV) […]

Training for Commissioned Lay Pastors

by Christy Ramsey

Commissioned Lay Pastors provide support our smaller and/or specialized congregations and are a significant service to larger congregations. Through their training, Lay Pastors are equipped to: lead bible studies, preach when needed work with committees provide training support church programs The Presbytery is very excited to be able to offer this program to those wishing […]

April Notes from the Presbytery Pastor

by Christy Ramsey

Notes from the Presbytery Pastor Joys, concerns, events, and mission in Nevada Presbytery collected by our Presbytery Pastor, the Rev. Hilda Pecoraro. Click here, the link above or image at right to download printable PDF notes.

One Great Hour of Sharing

by Christy Ramsey

“Is this not the fast I choose?” One Great Hour Of Sharing Helps Us Answer God’s Call The Christian season of Lent is historically marked with fasting, a traditional practice of giving up food and devoting yourself to prayer. But this isn’t the only type of fasting the Bible talks about. Isaiah 58 describes a […]

Presbytery Highlights

by Christy Ramsey

A few of the highlights of our meeting in March 2017 by our Presbytery Pastor, Rev. Hilda Pecoraro: Beautiful warm weather in Henderson, which was a relief to those coming from the snowbound north.  The host church, Henderson Presbyterian Church did an excellent job  with the providing of meals and snacks, organization of space and […]

Amendment Commentary

by Christy Ramsey

Two perspectives on this year’s proposed amendments to the PCUSA constitution. At the request of the Equipping Committee, Two of our minister members (what do we call them? Read on!) have provided some commentary and context to the amendments. Thanks to Jim Houston-Hencken and Richard “Hutch” Hutchison for their work! Click to get the pdf […]

Alaska for the Summer

by Christy Ramsey

Ketchikan, Alaska Looking for ADVENTURE, BEAUTY, HIKING, FISHING along with a GOD-CHALLENGE? Then we have just the perfect opportunity for you.  The Ketchikan Presbyterian Church, a small, friendly, eager-to-embrace-the-future congregation, is seeking a summer pulpit supply in exchange for housing and a small stipend. The Ketchikan Church, located on the southern tip of the S.E. […]