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FYI is published weekly. Recipients include ministers, Christian educators, church administrators, and clerks of sessions. Recipients are encouraged to share the information with members of their congregations. Send news or announcements for FYI to editor Kelley Hope by noon on Tuesday.

July 30, 2020

Save on planning calendars with POJ; Youth Council seeks candidates for 2020-2021; volunteers needed for bridge project at Camp Hanover


July 23, 2020

POJ commissioners reflect on 224th General Assembly; registration open for online courses at Union Seminary; Camp Hanover creates full worship service available for use at your church or ministry; catch up with fellow campers, staff at virtual camp reunions

July 16, 2020

Explore gratitude in online class; new program to help small churches create websites; Isaiah 40 team hikes Camp Hanover; free hymnals available

July 9, 2020

Camp Hanover creating a Psalter and a worship service; Union holds conversation on unjust policing; a new perspective on wearing a mask

July 2, 2020

Message from the general presbyter on churches reopening; stated meeting summary available; SDOP seeks projects for funding; does your church have youth elders

June 26, 2020

General Assembly activities continue today; Hanover hosting eight young adults this summer; next campfire to be Chopped-style competition

June 18, 2020

Recording of presbytery meeting available; General Assembly begins June 19; Montreat extends discount to church professionals

June 11, 2020

Message from the general presbyter; stated meeting reminder; Camp Hanover hosts virtual campfire to start summer; Cindy Corell shares Haiti news in webinar; GA supports youth business initiative; Congress updates Paycheck Protection Program; COVID-19 and Native Americans

June 2, 2020

Registration is open for 105th presbytery meeting; view meeting details and packet of documents; participate in pre-meeting events

May 28, 2020

POJ commissioners prepare for virtual General Assembly; Presbyterian Peace Fellowship plans action alternative; Zoom training opportunities for stated meeting

May 21, 2020

POJ seeks to understand coronavirus impact on churches and ministry partners; Zoom training classes available; values to embrace for uncertain times

May 15, 2020

Phase I in reopening process begins May 15 for most of Virginia; check with insurer carrier before reopening; Zoom experts wanted for help preparing for virtual meeting

May 7, 2020

Stay-at-home order requires remote worship through June 10; video and audio conferencing training to be offered in advance of June presbytery meeting; Youth Council invites you to fellowship hour; joint online worship brings churches together; Inspire Gift supports housing needs for recovery community

May 1, 2020

Contribute coronavirus stories for the Vine; preparing for reopening; annual Sprunt Lectures online and free; churches fill food void

April 23, 2020

C&C Team makes June meeting virtual; evolving ways of being a faithful steward; General Assembly will be held online; news from around the presbytery

April 17, 2020

Thank you from POJ staff; Youth Council meeting on Sundays; Historical Society documenting Easter 2020; Disaster Assistance provides stress management webinars; stories from around the presbytery

April 9, 2020

Holy Week blessings; state issues guidance on worship alternatives; Presbyterian Foundation summarizes CARES Act; masks needed for juvenile correctional center

April 2, 2020

Governor extends quarantine; new federal laws enacted in response to COVID-19; BOP benefits will continue; mission co-workers urged to return to U.S.

March 26, 2020

PC(USA) expands COVID-19 resources; trusted sources for pandemic information; moments to celebrate; Camp Hanover adds new ways to connect; BOP Employee Assistance Program can help

March 19, 2020

Communication and financial resources to help congregations stay connected during public health emergency; visit Camp Hanover through Facebook

March 11, 2020

Recommendations for communion practices during coronavirus outbreak; explore God and the environment at spring retreat; deadline to order Eco-Palms

March 5, 2020

Keeping your congregation healthy during virus outbreaks; welcome and blessings to new POJ ministers; Presbyterian World Mission seeks input; Camp Hanover hiring summer staff

February 27, 2020

Presbytery enjoys generous fellowship at Westminster Charlottesville; SDOP awards grant; One Great Hour of Sharing; Union hosts lecture on buddhist mindfulness; Board of Pensions shares federal update; Richmond Hill hosts celebration; PC(USA) agencies organize Haiti trip

February 21, 2020

Learn about God and the environment; high school retreat will guide teens to good; Tuckahoe hosts organist; Westminster brings Scot Band of Wooster College to town; First Richmond holding mental health first aid workshop