November 8 – Pastor Quarterly Skill-Building Session

Pastor Skill Building Nov 8

“Understanding Group Dynamics: Effective ways to lead support groups, small groups, boards and committees”

Through teaching and practice, this workshop will help pastors develop skills in leading different kinds of groups in specific ways that build relationships, create cohesion, and encourage consensus.
To register, please email the presbytery office at, or call 724-452-7515.

September 30 – Discipleship Symposium

Download the Flyer: Sacred_Stories

“Sharing Sacred Stories: Forming Christ’s Disciples” is a day of workshops, panel discussion, “Ted” talks, keynote, lunch, open space conversation, and worship. It will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Howard County in Columbia, Maryland. It’s a day of inspiration and ideas for congregational leaders and includes a youth track.

Here’s a link to the presbytery’s website with details and for registration:

Donations for Harvey and Irma

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is in touch with presbyteries affected areas of Texas and Florida to offer assistance. We are standing by with resources and National Response Team members ready to deploy upon invitation and when it is safe to do so.

For those who wish to support PDA’s emergency response and recovery efforts, gifts can be designated to DR000169-Harvey or DR000194-Irma. We need your help. Please give generously.

If you prefer to mail a check, you may send it to:

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

PO Box 643700

Pittsburgh, PA, 15264-3700