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MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES!

The Rev. Lyndsey McCall of FIRST PC, VIRGINIA BEACH, would like to know if others in PEVA would be interested in joining their group for two events: the MIDDLE SCHOOL RETREAT at CAMP HANOVER and/or the MIDDLE SCHOOL CONFERENCE at MASSANETTA this summer. If you would like details and share ideas, contact Rev. McCall at revmccalllyndsey@gmail.com or call 757-428-6332 (O) or 919-656-2718 (C). Click the name of each conference on the link provided for a FLYER!

 

 

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"LILLY ENDOWMENT YOUTH GRANT" THINKING THEOLOGICALLY ABOUT FOOD

Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois is having an event called Feast or Famine Thinking Theologically About Food and Food Security:  SUN. JULY 16 - SUN. July 30 2017. This event is funded by a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment, this two-week summer experience is designed to provide high school youth with opportunities to engage pertinent topics in theological inquiry, learn new modes of worship and spiritual practice, participate in service, experience interfaith activities, and explore their vocation.  There are 30 places available and applications are being accepted DEALINE MAY 1st 2017.  All expenses are generously covered by the Lilly Endowment grant, with the exception of travel to and from Chicago. More information is available at www.monmouthcollege.edu/lux-summer.  If you know of a youth in your congregation that has an interest in Hunger and Food Security encourage them to apply.

 

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INCLUSIVE FAITH FORMATION: MAY 18

INCLUSIVE FAITH FORMATION Thurs., MAY 18 at SECOND PC, Norfolk (7305 Hampton Blvd., 23510) 12:30 - 2 PM With presenter Karen JacksonExec. Dir. of the Faith Inclusion Network of Hampton Roads. Hosted by PEVA Christian Educators, this will be a time for networking and lunch (BYO lunch, drinks provided). Those of all faith traditions are welcome!  NOTE: PEVA EDUCATORS  will hold their business mtg. from 11 AM - NOON, just prior to this event. Click FLYER for details.

 

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MIGRANT FARM WORKERS MINISTRY 2017

Please remember the Migrant Farm Workers in your prayers as they work in the fields with their families this season, especially those on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Remember the work of all who have helped to make our meals possible. Please consider adding the Migrant Ministry to your outreach projects.  ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE 2017 SEASON ARE:  FOOD KITS in CANVAS REUSABLE BAGS, HYGIENE KITS, TRAVEL SIZE SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER,  DISPOSABLE DIAPERS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, CHILDREN'S CLOTHING (spring - fall only), ADULT JEANS & T-SHIRTS.  Please write a little note card or prayer to place in each Migrant Kit. ALL DONATED ITEMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 14.  If you need items picked up please contact PEVA's Hunger Action Advocate jessica@pcusa-peva.org.  The goal is to reach 100 families in need this season. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.  PLEASE NOTE: HATS & MEN'S T-SHIRTS ARE NOT NEEDED THIS YEAR - PEVA's Hunger Action Advocate was able to purchase over 200 new baseball hats  and 120 men's new T-shirts at a great price.  Thanks so much Thrift Store City (Norfolk,VA) 

 

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KNOW YOUR BOOK OF ORDER QUIZ!

Here are questions designed to challenge good Presbyterians throughout PEVA.  Let's call it Book of Order 101. See how well you know the current BOOK OF ORDER.  We'll offer a new question every week!  

 

Immersion is never appropriate for the sacrament of Baptism in a Presbyterian Church.
TRUE or FALSE?

Click FINANCIAL BUSINESS MATTERS for the answer!