November 5 – Save the Date Board of Pensions Seminar

Attention Newly Ordained Pastors:  If you are a pastor who has been ordained less than 7 years and have never had an overview of all the benefits available to you and your family through the Board of Pensions, then you are encouraged to  come to an complimentary luncheon on October 5 (place TBD) noon to 2:00 pm.  
For Pastors about to Retire:  On October 5 at 4:00 pm at the Beaver-Butler Presbytery Office the Rev. Doug Portz our Regional Church Consultant from the Board of Pensions will be available to share information on the issues and concerns facing pastors who will soon be retiring.

Nov-Dec – 150th Anniversary – First Presbyterian, Beaver Falls

Celebration Dates:

November 4 – Kick-off Dinner, 5:30 Meet & Greet, 6:00 Dinner
Nov 5 – Worship & Communion, Special Music – Rev. Jonathan Carlisle, Speaker
Nov 12 – Veteran Recognition – Ray Why
Nov 19 – 50+ Year Member Recognition
Nov 25 – Community Open House 1-4 pm
Dec 3 – Pot-Luck Luncheon & Stained Glass Window Tour by Dr. Brad Frey
Dec 7 – Candlelight Walk & Concluding Program

October 5 – Save the Date – Board of Pensions Seminar

Attention Newly Ordained Pastors:  If you are a pastor who has been ordained less than 7 years and have never had an overview of all the benefits available to you and your family through the Board of Pensions, then you are encouraged to  come to an complimentary luncheon on October 5 (place TBD) noon to 2:00 pm.  
For Pastors about to Retire:  On October 5 at 4:00 pm at the Beaver-Butler Presbytery Office the Rev. Doug Portz our Regional Church Consultant from the Board of Pensions will be available to share information on the issues and concerns facing pastors who will soon be retiring.

November 4 – Save the Date! A Refreshing Wind is Coming!!

When: Saturday, November 4 in the afternoon

Where: Cranberry Community Presbyterian Church, 2662 Rochester Rd, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066

Theme: “Open to the Refreshing Winds of God’s Spirit” 

Isaiah 40:31

 but those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
    they will walk and not be faint.

Speaker: L. Roger Owens

Who is invited? EVERYONE

Look for more information to come soon!!!

Resources to Study the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with this study, written by best-selling author Donald K. McKim. It will open the door to reflecting on the Protestant Reformations and stimulate the desire for more church and individual study of this timely topic. In this study, participants will:

  • Explore the backgrounds to the Reformations and each of the four Reformation traditions.
  • Consider divisive theological issues, focusing on three of the important matters where each of the traditions has unique views.
  • Look at the Reformations today regarding their influences and legacies, as well as the Reformation in today’s churches.

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Ages 5-10 (Multiage) The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
Luther Learns from Paul
Growing in Grace & Gratitude offers a special free session for October 29, 2017. The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is explored through the lens of grace and gratitude. This session includes a Bible story that reveals God’s grace for us while helping our children learn about the church’s heritage. Through fun, age-appropriate activities, prayer, and singing, children and their leaders will hear Paul’s teaching about God’s grace that changed Martin Luther’s life and be assured God’s grace is for us too.
The Protestant Reformation
Youth and Young Adult
To celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, CMP is offering this special 5 session survey of church history that includes a look at Martin Luther’s life and his impact on the Reformation, including a session on the life of John Calvin and his work. Through these times of turmoil and renewal, these men and women were faithful to God’s call. Share the impact of this witness with your youth and young adults.