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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) […]

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 […]

Portland Presbyter for Vision and Mission

by Presbyter

  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

by Presbyter

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 […]

Asian Leaders Gathering

by Presbyter

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 […]

Hurricane Matthew Response

by Hilda Pecoraro

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) urges your support for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane has already been blamed for hundreds of deaths and continues on a path of destruction toward the southeastern US coast. Earliest assessments confirm extensive damage in southwestern Haiti and eastern Cuba. PDA was already active in the area, […]