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PCUSA Abuse Prevention Hotline Available

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PCUSA has launched a free online abuse prevention helpline (866-607-SAFE (7233)) in partnership with Praesidium, a national leader in abuse risk management. This helpline is provided for all PC(USA) congregations and members, especially children. The hotline can provide guidance on: What to do about suspicious interactions. How to respond to an allegation of abuse. When and how to report to authorities. Identifying risks in programs. Screening employees and volunteers. For more info, visit: https://www.presbyterianmission.org/story/pcusa-launches-abuse-prevention-helpline/

Eastern Region of APCE Spring Event!

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The Eastern Region of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) will be hosting a Spring Conference May 1-3, 2017 at Rhodes Grove Conference Center, 7693 Browns Mill Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202. This year’s theme is “The Gift of Story: God’s Story, Our Story, My Story.” Tracy Radosevic, a Biblical Storyteller known for her God-given talents, is the plenary speaker. The conference will focus on ‘the story’ through Tracy’s teaching, workshops, worship and song. Please […]

Johnsonburg Spring Women’s Retreat Set for April 28-30

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Rev. Larissa Kwong Abazia will head Johnsonburg’s Spring Women’s Retreat from April 28 to 30. Women of all ages are invited to this weekend of reflection, rejuvenation and recreation, which will include large group session, small group discussion and activities. Rev. Kwong Abazia serves as the Director of Church Relations at Princeton Theological Seminary. She has served congregations in Chicago, Queens (NYC), and throughout New Jersey and most recently completed a two-year term as the […]

Compassion Peace and Justice Training April 21-24 in Washington, DC

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The Presbyterian Church USA Office of Public Witness invites Presbyterians to Advocacy Training Weekend April 21-24 in in Washington DC. April 21 will be Compassion Peace and Justice Training Day at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, followed by Ecumenical Advocacy Days April 21-24. Come learn how to “forge community” amidst the current chaos in our country. Speakers will be Amal Nassar, a long-time peace advocate, and Elona Street-Stewart, the Synod Executive for the Synod of […]