Archive for February, 2013

Vision and Praxis Bible Study

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

What has the Vision team been working on? The kinds of foundational relationships Jesus calls us to. Watch the 5-minute video summary of the Vision and Praxis Task Force report to the February 16, 2013 Presbytery Assembly: Video not loading? Watch on Vimeo Bible Study invitation and handout on how to conduct the discussion in […]

February 16, 2013 Assembly

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Our new moderator’s home church was the host of February’s Assembly. 2013 Presbytery Moderator Julio Peña is a ruling elder from Pullman Presbyterian Church in Chicago, and he was installed at the Saturday gathering. 2012 Moderator Rev Deb Paton was thanked for her time and talents, including a track record of always being on time […]

Vacation Bible School 2013 curriculum choices

Friday, February 15th, 2013

For those thinking ahead to Vacation Bible School (VBS) for the summer of 2013, the choices for which curriculum to select seem endless. Luckily, the Parish Resource Center of Long Island East (within the ELCA denomination) has produced a great review of the major options available, including the theological bent of the options from denominational […]

Let Us Play: APCE 2013

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Written by Adrienne A. Trevathan, Evanston Northminster Presbyterian Church This year’s gathering of APCE (Association of Presbyterian Church Educators) won’t be one that those of us who had the privilege of attending will easily forget. This year’s theme was simple, yet intriguing: “Play.” For three days, we explored the theology and practice of what it means to […]

APCE inspiration

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Written by Kathy Gillmore, Grayslake Wildwood Presbyterian Church I am so refreshed and inspired after attending the APCE annual event! It is a good feeling to be excited to put into practice the many ideas that I have noted in workshops, plenary presentations, and conversations around the table at shared meals. Sometimes our “to do” lists convict us […]

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