May 2018 Letter from Smock Senior Ministries

TO: All Presbyterian Churches PC(USA) in the State of Indiana RE: Clarification of the Smock Deacon Fund Greetings from Smock Senior Ministries and the Smock Trust Advisory Committee! The Smock Trust Advisory Committee of the Frank L. and Laura L. Smock Foundation Trust recently met on April 18, 2018 evaluating Smock Foundation Trust grant requests Continue Reading »

PC(USA) News 5/23/2018

Closing churches due to size unthinkable in Cuba  Jerry Van Marter | Office of the General Assembly Small but vital mission thrives in country’s third largest city Hawaii’s volcanic activity not slowing down Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Lava still flowing into Pacific Ocean, causing health concerns Presbyterian churches remember victims in Texas school Continue Reading »

Core Godly Play Training: BLOOMINGTON IN 08-2018

First Presbyterian Church Bloomington is honored to be hosting Godly Play Core training August 24, 25, 26. If your congregation is using or interested in this curriculum, click on this link for the training schedule and registration. Download the flyer From the Curriculum website: What is Godly Play? The result of a lifetime of research and practice by Continue Reading »

Spring News from Pyoca

Grief, Camp, & Remembrance Written by Acting Executive Director, Mike Davis. Last weekend, in the midst of a very busy retreat weekend at camp, volunteers young and old from near and far descended on the Pyoca grounds. They carried with them garden implements of every type, plants purchased and plucked from their own yards, and heavy Continue Reading »

2018 Stewardship Kaleidoscope

Stewardship Kaleidoscope is an annual conference offering excellent plenary speakers, informative workshop leaders, provocative worship experiences, and incredible networking opportunities for all who are passionate about stewardship and generosity. Drawing leaders from across the Lutheran Church (ELCA) and the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) and beyond, Stewardship Kaleidoscope is designed to help participants explore stewardship, in its Continue Reading »