Synod of the Sun PW Gathering next Summer

When: July 21-23, 2022, Thursday at 1 p.m. until Saturday noon

Where: St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, New Orleans, Louisiana

With visits scheduled throughout the UPTOWN NEW ORLEANS area.

(Travel along the Avenue of Churches along St. Charles Avenue)

Theme: “Sabbath” with outstanding music

Bible Study author, Carol Bechtel, will present her study in depth.

Plenary at Loyola University, great food, dorm and hotel housing.

Visit the oldest Reform Jewish Synagogue outside the original 13 colonies.

Registration: Affordable at $135

(Scholarships are available–Look under CONFERENCES at the top of this page. Click on Application for PW SOS Scholarship to print out an application.)

Come and let the good times roll!!! Learn how one church is 2/3s YOUNG PW.

Covid-19 Online Resources from PC(USA) and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

Two resources you can start using today:

Covid-19 Resources–church leaders & members

Provides a simple list of things churches and members can begin to do immediately.

Preparedness for Pandemics

Downloadable 3-page guide available in English, Spanish and Korean.

This resource has guidelines you can put into action now.

Preparing your congregation for the next disaster

Disaster Preparedness Training–A Presbyterian Women/PDA Collaboration

Begun in 2015, the partnership was established to help congregations prepare for lightning, storm, flood, hurricane, fire–or a pandemic. PDA provides trainers who will visit your congregation to help you create and move forward with a plan incorporating your needs and strengths.

Going forward in the new normal

Faith in the Midst of Community Disaster

A Bible study on Disaster Preparedness by Rev. Joan LeRoy Abell. Five sessions are presented along with meditations and litany. (24 pages)

2021 CW PW Gathering

“Rejoice in Hope” is the theme for the 2021 PW “Online” Churchwide Gathering. It will be held August 5, 2021. Following the conclusion of the business meeting, join with Presbyterian Women for two hours of worship and plenary. Inspiring speakers and preachers will lead a time of rejoicing and renewal!

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