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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 […]

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 […]