The Wisconsin Council of Churches and The Christian Century magazine are holding their 40th annual Washington Island Forum from June 25-29. It includes 4.5 days of worship, workshops, discussion and contemplation in an ecumenical retreat setting. Keynote speaker is Rev. Anna Carter Florence, a Professor of Preaching at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur and PCUSA ordained minister, who will discuss “Reading the Verbs: Finding the Script in the Scripture.” For more info, see the link

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Attention all Board of Pension members! Princeton Theological Seminary is sponsoring free educational seminars from March 14-17. Topics include tax issues, financial planning and planning for retirement. To RSVP, visit below. http://www.pensions.org/MembersAndEmployers/BoardUniversity/ForMembers/Seminars/Pages/default.aspx

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If you are planning to attend the 223rd General Assembly in St. Louis Missouri, June 16-23, The Presbyterian Outlook magazine is offering a special GA subscription which includes 8 special print issues for $12.95, premium content on their website and specialized coverage from March to the end of June. For more info, visit the link below https://subscribe.pres-outlook.org/PBO/?f=ga2018&s=I180105GAE

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The nationwide Angel Tree program is recruiting new/returning churches who are interested in being a blessing to children and families affected by incarceration during the Christmas season and beyond. Once a church is registered, an Angel Tree Specialist will give info on the children the church has been assigned as well as any other details needed. No church is too large or too small to share the true meaning of Christmas. To register, visit: https://www.prisonfellowship.org/about/angel-tree/register/

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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/

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