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AFREIM Anniversary Celebration

August 11-18

African Evangelical International Ministries (AFREIM) invites you to celebrate their seventh anniversary. Special events include worship services August 11 and 18, nightly seminars, a musical, a cookout, and a banquet. All events will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church.

 

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Faith and Firearms Lecture Series

Wednesdays, August 7-21

Tuckahoe PC hosts its summer lecture series on Wednesdays, August 7 through 21. This year’s topic will examine faith and firearms, including our right to bear arms and the dynamics of violence in the Bible. Attendees will receive a balanced engagement with perspectives from different points of views.

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Intergenerational Ministry Training

August 24

Learn about intergenerational ministry August 24 at a training hosted by Olivet Church in Charlottesville. Trainers from non-profit organization GenOn Ministries will share best practices for working with children and youth. The morning session will focus on relationship theology; the afternoon features a “teacher’s toolbox” workshop. Sunday school teachers, youth group leaders, and volunteers who work with youth are invited to attend. Sign up by July 24 for discounted registration.

 

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Retreat: Lies, Loss & Lament

July 25

Lies, Loss & Lament is part of the "Shared Texts, Shared Faith" retreat series led by Pastor Kerra English of Ashland Presbyterian Church with support by Rabbi Patrick Beaulier of Kehillah. Kerra and Patrick invite you into their interfaith friendship, exploring Jewish and Christian texts and gaining new perspectives that will make you fall in love with the Bible all over again.

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Celebrate Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem

December 29- January 7, 2020

Join members of Bon Air Presbyterian Church on a 12-day pilgrimage in the Holy Lands from December 29 to January 7, 2020.

Watch the scriptures come to life as you pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, walk through the winding streets of old Jerusalem, travel to Nazareth and Capernaum, sail the waters of the Sea of Galilee. Experience modern religious traditions as we worship with local Christians on Epiphany and Orthodox Christmas and bring in Shabbat with local Jews. Learn about the modern history of this land and meet people and organizations engaged in the work of peacemaking.

The land cost is $2,765 (double occupancy) and air fare is about $1,500, bringing the trip total to $4,265 per person . For single travelers, add $520. This cost is inclusive of all meals, taxes, and gratuities. Additional expenses not covered may include optional souvenirs, snacks, and extra drinks.

Register by May 14 for a $100 registration discount. For more information, please contact Pastor Janet Winslow.