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Texas Mission Team Returns

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our Nevada Presbytery Mission Team returned on Sunday from a week of volunteering with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance in Beaumont, Texas. I know I speak for our whole team when we share that it was an incredible privilege to be invited into survivors homes and lives as we worked to […]

Presbyterians Help Hurricane Victims

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Twenty volunteers from nine Nevada Presbytery churches will be working with Disaster Response Ministries and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) October 15-21st rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic flooding. Please keep them in your prayers.  

FILM: Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence

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In the United States more than 30,000 people are killed every year by gun violence; many more are wounded. The disaster caused by gun violence is seen in almost every community. We may hear briefly about the victims and survivors of these shootings, but what happens after the media attention moves on and the wider […]

Light Shining in the Darkness

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Monday morning, as many of us woke to tragic news our city was already in action. As hospitals were filled to capacity, Las Vegans gave blood in record numbers and volunteers distributed food and water at the Thomas and Mack evacuation site. When I arrived at University Medical Center to offer pastoral care I was […]

Moderator Writes About Las Vegas Shootings

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As I write this we still don’t know why this man opened fire on the Route 91 Country Harvest Festival, but there cannot be any reason that makes sense. What we know that is 59 are dead and hundreds are wounded and we don’t know how many are in shock. Tonight there are prayer vigils […]

Board Game Brings Mission Home

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Children at Elko First Presbyterian Church played a board game that transports them into the world of schoolchildren in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Developed by Presbyterian Mission Workers, Jeff and Christi Boyd, the children are the pieces advancing on a vinyl mat according to the throw of a die.   They land on places that […]

Portland Presbyter for Vision and Mission

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  Innovation, collaboration, and adaptability will be expected of the Presbytery of the Cascades’ new Presbyter for Vision and Mission. The presbytery expects that the new Presbyter will be committed to knowing, loving, and following Jesus Christ; knowledgeable about and enthusiastically committed to the Presbyterian Church (USA); eager to know and support the ministry of […]

Mission Trip for Flood Relief

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Coast Guardsmen use a flat-bottom boat to assist residents during severe flooding around Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 14, 2016. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles Join Green Valley Presbyterian Church in a mission trip (to respond to our call as Christians to put our faith in action). Plan now to help […]

Voice of Christmas Saturday

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  In this warm, happy, full of Christmas atmosphere of the season, on behalf of the Taiwanese American Presbyterian Church of Las Vegas(TAPCLV) we greet you, and wish you all Christmas Cheer! More than 20 members of the TPC(South California Taiwanese Presbyterian Conference) Choir will come to Las Vegas on Saturday (12/17) for “The Voice […]

Fry Retries Retiring

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Reverend Alban (Al) Fry retires on January 2, 2017 from the First Presbyterian Church in Virginia City. Rev. Al has served this church and community for the past five years, first as interim and then as the permanent pastor. One of his favorite activities is meeting with the Good News Club at the Gallagher Elementary […]