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  • 9/17 | CPM 9:30 a.m. at PEVA
  • 9/19 |CVT 1:00 p,m. at PEVA
  • 9/25 | SMT 10:00 a.m. at PEVA
  • 9/25 | BOP SEMINAR 6:30 p.m. at PEVA
  • 9/26 | BOP SEMINAR 9:30 a.m. at Yorkminster
  • 9/28 | Produce Drop 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Oakdale PC
  • 10/1 | COM 4:00 at First Norfolk
  • 10/4 | REPORTS DUE for PEVA meeting
  • 10/5 | PW Fall Gathering
  • 10/11 | PEVA Packet posted by 5:00 p.m.
  • 10/14 | Interims 12:00 p.m. at PEVA
  • 10/14 | Council 2:00 p.m. at PEVA
  • 10/15 | CPM 9:30 at PEVA
  • 10/15 | SMT 10:30 at PEVA
  • 10/22 | PEVA Metting 10:00 - 2:00 at Suffolk PC
  • 10/29-10/30 | CVT C.A.T. Training 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at PEVA

NEWS AND EVENTS AROUND PEVA

RACIAL DIALOGUE CONVERSATIONS

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PRAISE AND POTATOES PRODUCE DROP @ OAKDALE

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All PEVA churches are welcome to participate and pickup to feed their communities.

Please contact the Rev. Ted Hanawalt (tbhanawalt@aol.com) or Jessica Fitzgerald (jessica@pcusa-peva.org).
 
PRAISE SERVICE

PRAYER TENT 

PRAISE MUSIC

Volunteers are needed!  Youth groups,  campus/church Ministry groups, etc., and those with First Aid training. Volunteers are asked to please attend a planning meeting on August 29, 6:30 p.m., at Oakdale PC or contact the Rev. Ted Hanawalt (tbhanawalt@aol.com) or Jessica Fitzgerald (jessica@pcusa-peva.org

Sponsored by: The Presbytery of Eastern Virginia’s (PEVA) Hunger Ministry Team, The Society of St. Andrews (soSA), Oakdale PC, Lafayette PC, Third PC, Royster Memorial  PC, First United PC, Calvin PC , Knox PC, & New Horizons PC.
 

THRIVE! BOP New Retirement Planning Seminar

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This two-day seminar takes a holistic approach to retirement planning. Plan members and their spouses or partners are educated and engaged in personal financial planning as part of a larger exploration of identity, health, and vocation in retirement.

Rooted in A Theology of Benefits, the Board’s new retirement planning seminar addresses retirement preparation holistically. THRIVE — short for Thinking Retirement: Identity, Vocation, and Economics — covers subject matters such as financial planning and retirement healthcare options as part of a larger exploration of identity, health, and vocation in retirement.

THRIVE is taught by Board University educators and other experts throughout the country. It includes interactive and hands-on learning opportunities.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

‘THRIVE’ will be offered twice this fall and 12 times in 2020.

October 29-30, 2019
Austin Theological Seminary 
Austin, TX
Registration will open the week of August 12

November 5-6, 2019
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary 
Pittsburgh, PA
Registration will open the week of August 12

GRANT FOR PASTORS

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The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship's Worship Communities Grants Program for worshiping communities is especially focused on projects that connect public worship to intergenerational faith formation and Christian discipleship, a theme that can unfold in many facets of worship from Bible reading to preaching, public prayer, baptism, the Lord’s Supper, congregational song, visual arts, storytelling, and more.

We encourage grant proposals developed through a collaborative process from emerging and established churches; seminaries, colleges, and schools; hospitals, nursing homes and other organizations.

Application Deadline for 2020 Grants: January 10, 2020

SAFE & HEALTHY CHURCHES - ending family violence training

This FREE two-day training, offered by InFaith Community Foundation and facilitated by FaithTrust Institute, is designed to help Christian pastors and lay leaders understand the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence and the ramifications of violence on individuals, the church and the community. It also equips churches to develop protocols to protect victims, prevent future harm, and respond effectively and sensitively to victims/survivors, their families, and abusers.

The training will also address issues particular to individuals serving in leadership roles, including three break-out sessions that focus on:

  • Domestic Violence Response: Pastoral Care
  • Child Abuse Prevention and Response
  • Healthy Teen Relationships

Who should attend: this training is for church teams of two to four people. Leaders such as a pastor, a youth or children's pastor, a lay leader from the church council, a Christian education leader and/or Sunday school teacher, and/or a parish nurse.

REGISTER/MORE INFORMATION

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STEWARDSHIP KALEIDOSCOPE CONFERENCE

September 30 - October 2Pulse
Catamaran Resort Hotel
San Diego, CA

How Can You Vitalize Your Ministry Through Holy Currencies?

Keynoter: The Rev. Dr. Eric H. F. Law

You can help your ministry become sustainable, grow and thrive through what Dr. Law calls “Holy Currencies.” At this year’s Stewardship Kaleidoscope conference, he will explore how the six blessings of time and place, gracious leadership, relationship, truth, wellness, and money flow through successful missional ministries. Truly, he will provide an entirely new way to nurture the pulse of generosity. In addition to being the founder and executive director of the Kaleidoscope Institute, Dr. Law has provided transformative and comprehensive training and resources for churches and ministries in all the major church denominations in the United States and Canada for more than 20 years.
 
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Women's Retreat at Camp Hanover

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THE MANOVER AT HANOVER

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PRESBYTERIAN OLDER ADULT MINISTRY NETWORK

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2019 PEVA YOUTH RESOURCES

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The Rev. Lyndsey McCall (First PC, Virginia Beach) has compiled a list of resources for Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Presbytery.

The list includes:
  Continuing Education
  Retreats
  Concerts
  Camping
  Mission Agencies
  Conferences
  Tour Groups

Resources for Youth & Young Adult Ministry by Rev. Lyndsey McCall

NEWS AND UPDATES FROM THE CONGO

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Watch the the Rev. Isaac Mukendi Kalonji's (General Secretary, Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa [CPK]) address to the Congo Mission Network Conference that was held in October at Simonsdale Presbyterian Church.