ATTEND: Stewardship Kaleidoscope moving online

Church is changing in these extraordinary times but the call to be stewards of God’s kingdom has not been put on hold. So, this fall, the Stewardship Kaleidoscope conference is moving online. The conference will include webinars from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. (ET) on …

NOTE: Some highlights from the 224th PC(USA) General Assembly

The historic 224th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is in the books. Here are some articles about some actions taken during the first online assembly. ‘Just keep stirring’ 224th GA commissioners overwhelmingly approve a second four-year term for the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, …

SEEKING: Items for eDIGEST and info for Prayers for Churches

Things continue to shift as we continue to move through 2020. The effort to keep presbytery members information about topics like the coronavirus crisis, racial justice and doing God’s work in a changing world will continue to include publication of an eDIGEST newsletter. But, now …

WANTED: Individuals to serve within the presbytery

The pandemic may be changing how we do things . . . but the Presbytery of Lake Michigan still needs leaders to help with God’s work beyond our congregations. Members of the presbytery’s Nominating & Representation Committee continue recruiting ruling elders and teaching elders to …

NEWS & NOTES: Details about life in the Presbytery

Presbytery of Lake MI wins Mission Program Grant Posted May 27, 2020  By Paul Seebeck | Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE — In its latest grant cycle, the Mission Development Resources Committee (MDRC) approved 11 Mission Program Grants to new worshiping communities and two to presbyteries for their congregational …

JUSTICE: Synergy continues between GA224 & Poor People’s Campaign

PC(USA) General Assembly in Baltimore and Moral March on Washington both virtual events this weekend Posted June 2, 2020 By Rich Copley | Presbyterian News Service  GA 224: First online PC(USA) General Assembly opens Friday Updated information about the 224th PC(USA) General Assembly may be found at below. …

NEWS & NOTES: Details about life in the Presbytery

Planning a Virtual Event for PLM Youth Members of the Youth Strategy Committee would like to plan a VIRTUAL event sometime this summer for youth attending churches within the Presbytery of Lake Michigan. The plan is for a one-day event – lasting at least an hour – …

GA224: First online PC(USA) General Assembly opens Friday

Mapping the financial future of the PC(USA) tops GA224 agenda: Docket also includes elections, social justice march, Bible study, program about youth empowerment Posted June 10, 2020  By Rick Jones | Office of the General Assembly    LOUISVILLE _ When staff began planning for the 224th General Assembly (2020) …