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WOMEN'S PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND


April 10-21, 2018. This trip with Educational Opportunities focuses on the women of scripture (OT & NT) and both men and women are welcome to participate. The leader, Charlene Kammerer, is a retired United methodist bishop.  For brochures or information, contact PEVA pastor Fred McCall
at mccalls1976@cox.net 
or 757-631-1636. 
It's important to consider carefully, make a decision, and register before Christmas.

 

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MLK, JR. CELEBRATION OF LIFE

PEVA will celebrate the life and ministry of DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. on SUN., JAN. 14 at WILLIAMSBURG PC beginning at 3 PM

 

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E-FORMATION WEBINAR: JAN. 13, 2018

The Resource Center Committee of PEVA will offer an E-FORMATION WEBINAR on SAT. JAN. 13th, at the PEVA CENTER E-Formation is a conference on MINISTRY IN A DIGITAL WORLD. Anyone interested in ministry and how ministry is changing in the digital world, as well as church staff and volunteers engaged in a variety of communications media are welcome. PEVA has purchased a group rate for this webinar, so come and learn!  The cost for participation is only $5 per person.  Light refreshments will be available. REGISTRATION DEADLINE is JAN 5th CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  or send an email to jessica@pcusa-peva.org  Payment can be made at the door. (REGISTER WITH PEVA, NOT ON THE E-FORMATION WEBSITE!) For all details on the program CLICK HERE!

 

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2018 SYNOD OF THE MID-ATLANTIC PRESBYTERIAN MEN'S CONFERENCE

The 2018 Synod of the Mid-Atlantic Presbyterian Men's Conference will be held on JULY 13, 14, and 15, 2018 at the Massanetta Springs Conference Center, Harrissonburg, VA. The theme for the conference is "Made in God's Image," Genisis 1:26-28. The keynote speaker is Dr. Don Hudson, Chair of the Philosophy and Religion Department at King University, Bristol, TN. For more information, please contact the Rev Brad Napier, pastorbradbfpc@bvu.net or visit www.midatalnticmen.org where you can register online. There are special discounts for first timers.

 

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YOUNG ADULT VOLUNTEERS

The 2018-19 Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) applicaion season is underway! This is a faith-based year of service for young people, ages 19-30, in 22 sites around the world and in the United states. YAVs accompany local agencies working to address root causes of poverty and reconciliation while exploring the meaning and motivation of their faith in intentional community with peers and mentors. YAVs serve during the academic year, August to July. Program benefits include a regular stipend, housing, transportation and student-loan repayment options throughout the duration of the service year. Important dates: Jan.1 - Round 1 (All sites available, early placement), March 1 - Round 2 (Most sites available, final date to apply to international sites), June 1 - Round 3 (National sites only, limited spots available). Plese visit YAVs website for more information.
The YAV application can be accessed here.

 

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PDA- RESPONSE to HARVEY and IRMA

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is working with presbyteries in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico and are prepared to offer assistance to those affected by Harvery, Irma and Maria.  PDA is standing by with resources and National Response Team members ready to deploy upon invitation and when it is safe to do so. If you would like to send a check through the PEVA office, please make the check out to PEVA and mail to: PEVA, 801 Loudoun Ave., Portsmouth, VA 23707and write "HARVEY" DR000169, "IRMA" DR000194 or "MARIA" DR000194. You can give online by clicking DONATE PDA.  To learn more about the recovery efforts CLICK HEREPDA will be setting up hosting sites once the long-term recovery organizations are up and running.