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FYI is published on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. 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.

Recent Issues

April 16, 2019

Easter blessing; new Stewardship tool; Camp incorporation conversations continue; middle school retreat; capital project grants; and more ... Read this issue

April 3, 2019

Strategic Planning Team on a mission; three POJ churches lead in caring for the Earth; Camp Hanover holding meetings about incorporation; Presbyterian Women's Spring Gathering to celebrate 30th anniversary; Stewardship books available; and more ... Read this issue

March 20, 2019

Grants for small churches; final small church forum on April 6; nominations needed for vice moderator; collegiate ministries gets new energy; and more ... Read this issue

March 6, 2019

Ash Wednesday; Strategic Planning Team update; One Great Hour of Sharing; nominations needed for General Assembly; seminary seniors seek first call ... Read this issue

February 21, 2019

Highlights from the 101st stated meeting; POJ has a new website; update on Haiti; development opportunities for church leaders; and events at Camp Hanover ... Read this issue

February 7, 2019

POJ churches excel in meeting statistical report deadline; session minutes due March 1; free communications workshop; stewardship and leadership workshop ... Read this issue

January 16, 2019

Retirement seminar, stewardship workshop, deadline for Synod grants, older adult ministry training ... Read this issue

January 4, 2019

POJ introduces new logo; Triennium youth conference deadline extended ... Read this issue



December 5, 2018: Third small church forum scheduled
November 20, 2018: Join the Haiti partnership trip in February
November 7, 2018: Meet mission co-worker Cindy Corell this month
October 25, 2018: 100th stated meeting held at Lord Jesus Korean
October 10, 2018: Search committee to recommend Rev. Fred Holbrook as interim general presbyter/stated clerk
September 26, 2018: Transition meeting each Wednesday in October
September 12, 2018 : Four candidates approved for ordination
August 30, 2018 : Save the date For a transition meeting in October
August 15, 2018 : Pre-retirement seminar available in October
August 1, 2018 : Leadership and anxiety workshop offered by First Mennonite Church in Richmond