November 2017 Notes from the Presbytery Pastor

by Christy Ramsey

Notes from the Presbytery Pastor Joys, concerns, events, and mission in Nevada Presbytery collected by our Presbytery Pastor, the Rev. Hilda Pecoraro. Click here, the link above or image at right to download printable PDF notes.

Texas Mission Team Returns

by Presbyter

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

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.  

Presbytery Responses to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

by Hilda Pecoraro

Today, Monday, October 8, just over a week since the horrors of the Route 91 Harvest Festival massacre, our community is still trying to assimilate both the reality of what took place and the impact it has had on literally thousands of people in the Las Vegas valley and beyond. Of the 58 persons who […]

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 […]

Light Shining in the Darkness

by Presbyter

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

by Presbyter

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 […]

Prayer Services for Las Vegas Shooting

by Hilda Pecoraro

Beloved Presbytery of Nevada Family, We are all shocked and stunned by the news of the horrific shooting at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas that has taken so many lives and injured hundreds of others – both physically and emotionally.  We are shaken and overwhelmed by the reality that this has happened in our community. I […]

October 2017 Notes from the Presbytery Pastor

by Christy Ramsey

Notes from the Presbytery Pastor Joys, concerns, events, and mission in Nevada Presbytery collected by our Presbytery Pastor, the Rev. Hilda Pecoraro. Click here, the link above or image at right to download printable PDF notes.