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Presbyterians Help Hurricane Victims

by Presbyter

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

by Presbyter

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 […]

Ministers Meet with Presbyterian Disaster Recovery

by Hilda Pecoraro

Twenty pastors and church leaders gathered on Wednesday, October 4 in the Fireside Room of Grace Presbyterian Church for the Quarterly Southern Nevada Clergy Luncheon. The original focus of the lunch was to be on ministry to senior adults in our congregations; however, the October 1st mass shooting in Las Vegas clearly became the new […]

October Mission Trip for Harvey Relief

by Hilda Pecoraro

October 15-21 is the Presbytery of Nevada’s Mission Trip to Beaumont, TX to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey. Rev. Jeanie Shaw, Team Leader with PDA (Presbyterian Disaster Assistance), has this flyer for promoting the trip. Please note that time is of the essence as the trip is only weeks away – October 15-21. We will […]

Presbytery Highlights – September 2017

by Hilda Pecoraro

A few of the highlights of our meeting in September 2017 by our Presbytery Pastor, Rev. Hilda Pecoraro: A special thanks to Bedford Holmes, Ryan McKenzie and the staff of Zephyr Point for taking such good care of us. In addition we were blessed by our gracious host church for this meeting, Lake Tahoe Community […]

Board Game Brings Mission Home

by Presbyter

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 […]

Record Gathering of Clerks

by Joan Jeffers

On Tuesday, September 22nd at Zephyr Point Conference Center, David Staniunas, an archivist from the National Archives of the PC(USA), will be leading a program on Records for Administrative Professionals and Clerks of Session. Clerks face those issues of what they need to keep, how long they need to keep it, what can be stored at […]

Dobbins Hall Enhancements at Zephyr Point Supported

by Christy Ramsey

The Presbytery of Nevada at its Council meeting in June gave $50,000 to the Dobbins Hall Enhancement Project at Zephyr Point. Get a brochure about the project here.  View a video of the donation by clicking here. After 80 years of hosting thousands of people of all ages, Dobbins Hall will get major enhancements to […]

Presbytery of Nevada Sends Team to Baton Rouge

by Hilda Pecoraro

Call to Prayer! Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Mission Trip The following news is from the Green Valley Vision, the newsletter for Green Valley Presbyterian Church.  Unless otherwise noted team members below are from Green Valley Presbyterian Church. A special thanks to Renee Kelly, Director of Youth Ministries at GVPC who is coordinator for the trip. Please pray for […]