by Kevin S. Keaton Regional Representative, Synod of the Sun and Synod of the Rocky Mountains The report of the May 23 Meeting of the Healthcare Committee is now available on the Board’s website. The salient points to “take-away” are: The Healthcare Committee has given serious consideration to all the feedback from our members, especially […]

 

Cleburne Call Randall Goodwin, Volunteer Coordinator for Emergency Support Services of Johnson County at 817.233.0800. At this time, they are in most need of volunteers with trucks, trailers, and chainsaws.   Granbury Tornado clean up will begin next week. To volunteer, call Emergency Operations Center at 817.579.0858.

 

by Rob Allen Director of Communications Grace Presbytery When tornados struck May 15 in Grace Presbytery, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) arrived within 48 hours to assist survivors in Granbury and Cleburne. No doubt PDA will extend the Presbyterian presence to survivors in Oklahoma, even while congregations and survivors in Grace Presbytery continue to benefit from […]

 

by Rob Allen Director of Communications Sharon Bryant opened up a jigsaw puzzle box and passed it around the Sunday School class at St. Stephen Presbyterian Church in Irving. She encouraged everybody to take a puzzle piece and hold it as she told a story about a girl named Ahree. Ahree is a fortunate girl […]

 

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) will be responding with One Great Hour of Sharing funds and members of the National Response Team to a devastating tornado that struck Moore, a populous suburb of Oklahoma City, Okla. The 200 mph, F-4 tornado struck Monday evening and destroyed whole neighborhoods. Two elementary schools were in the tornado’s path […]

 

Once again, communities in our presbytery are affected by tornadoes. The presbytery has been in contact with churches in Granbury and Cleburne, the towns that were most affected by last night’s storms. Neither church received any damage to their buildings. Current information is that none of the members from either church were injured or received […]

 

The Presbyterian Church (USA) has four special offerings (One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy) and for over a year, Sam Locke is the person who is responsible for the creation of the information materials that support these offerings. Sam has been in the fund-raising field for ten years and has worked […]

 

At its April 20th meeting, Grace Presbytery passed a Policy on Theological Education for persons seeking to become teaching elders, agreed to dismiss Bethany Korean Presbyterian Church in Carrollton to Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians, and accepted the final report of the administrative commission for First Presbyterian Church in Palestine. Policy on Theological Education The […]

 

The Greatest Story: Paul (Augsburg Fortress) is a sixteen-session Bible study on Paul, the overview of his story from Acts and his undisputed epistles: Philemon, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Corinthians, Galatians, and Romans. Sessions are designed to be one to two hours long. Kit includes Leader book, Participant book, Leader Reference CD, and DVD with […]