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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 […]

Asian Leaders Gathering

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Here is an email from Rev. Mei-Hui Chen Lai (陳美蕙牧師) an Associate for Asian Congregational Support on the staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Louisville. Her work seeks to connect, equip and inspire Asian American Presbyterians in evangelism, mission, and leadership. She is a minister member of Seattle Presbytery, and she has served in the […]

First Thai-Laotian Church Receives 2016 Walton Award for New Church Excellence

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First Thai-Laotian Presbyterian Church is the sole recipient of the 2016 Sam and Helen R. Walton Award of $50,000. First Thai-Laotian began in 2002 with 15 people who wanted to reach the estimated 15,000 Thai and Laotian persons living in Las Vegas. The majority of the first generation of the immigrants attended Buddhist temples, but […]

Mission Agency’s Annual Report

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But those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life. —John 4:14   For more than 200 years, Presbyterians have been responding to the call of Jesus Christ, proclaiming and […]

The Churches at the Four Corners

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Wright Lectures, October 9-11, 2016Menucha Retreat & Conference Center   Corbett, OregonIn a time when all are more aware than ever of religious diversity, both in the larger society and in the church as well, it is good to remember that diversity has been with us from the beginning of the Christian movement. In this year’s […]

Virginia City Welcomes Presbytery Pastor

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Presbytery Pastor Rev. Hilda Pecoraro was the guest preacher May 8th at First Presbyterian Church, Virginia City as the Presbytery Pastor. Her message was “How Will they Know?” They will know if you “Show the love of Jesus in your life!” was her answer. It was 30 years ago Hilda was an intern at Virginia City […]