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June 2022

June 21
Highlights of the 111th meeting; Holbrook retiring after 40 years of ministry; ruling elder needed to serve as vice moderator; summer camp underway at Camp Hanover

June 8
Meet ordination candidates preaching at presbytery meeting; prison system alternatives are focus of new organization; men's group to return to in-person meeting; Ukrainian minister looking for housing in Richmond area

June 1
Registration open for 111th meeting; technology grant available for pastors of small churches, congregations of color; ministry community seeking participants for 22-23 cohort; you're invited to Camp Hanover's anniversary celebration; certification courses available for church admins

May 2022

May 26
Save on planning calendars; learn mediation skills for dealing with conflict; invite peace to your worship; clarification on June meeting; outdoor worship at Camp Hanover

May 23
Highlights from the special meeting; registration open for virtual meeting of PW Synod; Church Library Association planning in-person meeting; help youth develop a solid foundation of faith

May 18
Presbytery approves Barbee-Watkins as lead presbyter

May 11
Deadline to register for called meeting is noon Tuesday; check your church info; summer programs offer teens opportunities to explore their faith; Camp Hanover wins 'Best of Virginia' award; prayers for the Bluford family

May 3
Search committee to present nominee for lead presbyter at called meeting; roommates needed for Montreat Youth Conference; serve on summer staff at Massanetta Springs; develop your emotional intelligence; First Richmond welcomes you to evening worship

April 2022

April 27
Spread good news throughout the presbytery; Sprunt Lectures start Monday; civic literacy training for faith leaders; need a guest preacher; Camp Hanover invites you to visit in May

April 21
Presbytery seeks applicants for stated clerk; tune in for PC(USA)'s Matthew 25 livestream; apply to work this summer at Camp Hanover; prayers for the Winter family; VDH needs your help to keep kids lead-free

April 13
An Easter message; Matthew 25-themed confirmation curriculum available; celebrate God's beautiful world; open house at Camp Hanover; prayers for the Flournoy family

April 6
Arriving soon: spring issue of the Vine; enjoy the flavors of Ukraine; registration open for 2022 Sprunt Lectures

March 2022

March 30
Learn about One Great Hour of Sharing; May is Older Adult Ministry Month; families can enjoy Camp Hanover, too; River Road hosts Palm Saturday Festival

March 24
Five certified as Earth Care Congregations; Massanetta Springs Celebrates 100th Anniversary; PC(USA) offers legal resources

March 17
Webinar for ruling elders and deacons; camp counselors needed; resources available from Insurance Board; listening sessions for ministry leaders; Day of Prayer for Ukraine

March 9
Registration open for summer at Camp Hanover; Board of Pensions introduces new service; weekly webinars on sacred music

March 1
Application window open for two presbyter positions; resources available for One Great Hour of Sharing; celebrate with All Nations Fellowship; retired pastor writes about his "surprise calling"

February 2022

February 24
Highlights from the 110th meeting; Hunger Ministry limited by decrease in contributions; find resources for Mr. Rogers Day; Older Adult Ministry Network hosting dementia-awareness webinar; more

February 16
Presbytery meeting includes candidates at start, end of ordination process; second chance to attend hybrid worship workshop; find educational tools through online catalog; Forest Hill invites you to slow down with Jazz Vespers

February 9
Participants wanted for Community of Ministry and Worship; learn about hosting seminary interns; invite a young adult to serve; concert benefits local high school students

February 3
Highlights from called meeting; recording of Egypt seminary event available; Charlotte presbytery hosts privilege conference; presbytery pastor publishes book; Brandermill Church offers free organ

January 2022

January 26
Share your good news with the presbytery; our ministry together; annual reports due February 15; new technology grant program coming; into the Church Triumphant

January 19
Three ministry candidates to preach at called meeting; Presbyterianism in Egypt; unforgettable experience for teens coming this summer; cultivate your older adult ministry

January 12
Registration open for called meeting; Facilities Task Force seeks information about space available to share; hybrid worship workshop recording available; learn about grants for capital projects; into the Church Triumphant

January 6
Process of selecting three presbyters moves forward; we invite your covenant with us; celebrate the ordination of Parker on Saturday; share your gifts as a Massanetta volunteer; join PW Churchwide for book discussion