PC(USA) 2018 Session Annual Statistical Report

The online reporting system for the PC(USA) 2018 Session Annual Statistical Report opened on Friday, December 7, 2018. You can access the system by clicking here or typing http://oga.pcusa.org/ stats into your web browser. Workbooks are no longer being produced but the website has several links with information and suggestions for gathering information and completing the report. Please have your …

Prayers for Churches Dec. 10 2018

This week North Kent Presbyterian Church would like prayers for… 1. for all of the people who are grieving during this Advent season and those who are worried about their finances. Not everyone is merry and bright. God, help us to bring good news and comfort to all.  We pray that our winter warmth tree will be filled again to …

Prayers for Churches Dec. 3 2018

This week the First Presbyterian Church – Paw Paw would like prayers for… 1. the courage to open our hearts and minds to the new ways that God is being revealed to us, and the new opportunities before us, as these new paths also call for some change in how we’ve been doing church here for a while. 2. light …

Prayers for Churches Nov. 26th 2018

This week the First Presbyterian Church of Stockbridge would like prayers… 1. for Health & Wellness of All our Congregation, especially our aging congregants. 2. for Safety of our youth as they continue to grow and make lasting memories. 3. for the continued economic prosperity of our members 4. for continued blessings of our strong community of faith and service.  We …

Camp Greenwood: Final Report and Recommendations

The Greenwood Administrative Commission releases its final report and recommendations. After the Commission released its preliminary report, numerous people from across the Presbytery of Lake Michigan offered feedback during four listening sessions and via written communications. The Commission enjoyed hearing from those who support the Greenwood Ministries Association. The main messages we received were that the Greenwood Ministry Association (GMA) …

Prayers for Churches Nov. 19 2018

The First Presbyterian Church – Niles, MI. would like prayers… 1. for our church during this time of pastoral transition; 2. for our Pastoral Leadership Team that God will guide them through the process as they search for an interim pastor; 3. for our elders as they direct the business of our church; 4. for our deacons to be filled …

Reflections of Yesteryear

First Presbyterian Church – Battle Creek The sanctuary in 1928 upon the dedication of the build- Through the years changes were made to the chancel, updating and enlarging it to accommodate new styles of worship as well as an expanded music program. Our Sanctuary also saw additions of stained glass medallions in the windows, padded pews in the center section …

Board of Pensions Annual Enrollment for Employees

Annual enrollment for employees underway through November 16 It’s time for all employees to review and elect benefits coverage for 2019 during the open enrollment period that began Monday, October 29 and continues through Friday, November 16. Employees should visit pensions.org/annualenrollment for information and resources to help them make their elections via the Benefits Connect site. (Make sure they have …