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Latino Ministries to Host June 24th Barbeque

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The Latino Ministries Team of the Presbytery will hold its annual BBQ to welcome summer and say farewell the Rev. Joel-Ajo Fernandez, pastor of the United Presbyterian Methodist Church of West New York who will retire and relocate to Florida. The First Presbyterian Church of Ridgefield Park will host the event on Saturday June 24 from 11 am to 2 pm. The church is located at 227 Euclid Avenue, Ridgefield Park, NJ.

Synod of Northeast Seeks to Grow Networks

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Networks foster passion, support and learning. The Synod of the Northeast is seeking more targeted communications in three networks: The Immigration Action Network, the Clean Climate Network and the Prison Ministry Network. If leaders in the Presbytery are involved in such advocacy, please send your name, phone number and email to Samantha Demko, sdemko@synodne.org.

Camp Johnsonburg Assistance Available

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The Discipleship Roundtable (DRT) has announced the availability of “need-based” Camp and Youth Scholarships thanks to funds approved by the Presbytery and received from the New Wineskins Fund. It is the desire of the DRT to help provide an opportunity for youth affiliated with the churches of our Presbytery to enjoy the excellent resources that Camp Johnsonburg provides for spiritual growth by participation in fun, faith-forming, and mission activities, who because of financial need, would otherwise not […]

Synod’s “Come to the Table” Set for Sept. 22-23 at Stony Point

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The Synod of the Northeast invites everyone to “Come to the Table 2017,” a biennial gathering to share passions for ministry, nurture innovation, and strengthen communities to live into the Gospel. It will be held September 22-23, 2017 at the Stony Point Center, 17 Cricketown Road, Stony Point, NY. Keynote speakers include Rev. Claudio Carvalhaes, theologian, liturgist and artist, Associate Professor of Worship at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. To register, […]

Pastor Shares Experiences Visiting the Deep South

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Rev. Willie Keaton Jr., pastor of Claremont Lafayette United Presbyterian Church in Jersey City, wrote an article about his experiences visiting the South, learning history, and finding forgiveness. Please visit the article here: http://religionnews.com/2017/04/28/a-freedom-ride-through-the-heart-of-the-black-south/