Please check out some of the events happening in our Presbytery!
Presbytery of Geneva Meeting Dates for 2017:
Tuesday, September 26 – Waterloo Presbyterian Church
Saturday, November 18 – Geneva Presbyterian Church
2017 Summer/Fall Newsletter for Presbyterian Women “The Geneva Link”
2017 PW Fall Gathering “Home is Where Your Heart Is”
Saturday, September 9th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church, 150 Main Street, Hornell, NY. For more information 2017 PW Fall Gathering flier
Virginia Mission Work Team – September 10 – 16, 2017
The September Mission trip will involve partnering with those in need whose lives have been devastated by natural disasters or by the disaster of poverty in areas of West Virginia. The Mission Team will be working with West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy and Workcamps, Inc. For more information: West Virginia Mission Work Team
First Presbyterian Church of Waterloo is celebrating its Bicentennial!
Come join us as we host a 200th anniversary celebration on Sunday September 17th, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church of Waterloo, 42 East Main St, Waterloo, NY.
Several former pastors will participate in our 10 AM celebratory worship service. This will be followed by a catered luncheon in our social rooms at noon. The event will conclude with a time of open reminiscing and storytelling.
We hope you can join us in celebrating 200 years of worship and service. To reserve a ticket for the luncheon ($10/person) please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315-539-3535.
Come to the Table!
Sept 22–23, 2017-STONY POINT CENTER, NY
Our synod community gathers annually. On the even years we gather as our Synod Assembly — our coming together to affirm our connectional identity by together setting goals and handling the necessary governance. On the odd years we gather at Come to the Table — our coming together to learn about ministry innovation and missional opportunities being developed by Presbyterians throughout our region.
We welcome you to Come to the Table 2017!
From the Presbyteries of Western NY, Genesee Valley, Geneva and Utica will join to Learn Together about Systemic Racism. Registration and more information Crossroads AntiracismThanks to Funding and Encouragement from the Synod of the Northeast
Date and Time: Saturday, October 21st, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Crossroads Workshop Description and Leaders:
Introduction to Systemic Racism: The purpose of this workshop is to explore racism as a systemic, institutional problem of power that goes beyond personal prejudice. Participants will experience first-hand Crossroads’ effective methodology for facilitating productive conversations about race.
They will also be introduced to a strategic methodology that can assist people to effectively organize to dismantle racism in their institutions. Our workshop leaders will be ministers who are trainer/organizers (one white and one non-white) from Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training.
Location: Gates Presbyterian Church, 1049 Wegman Road, Rochester, NY 14624
2017 Mid Council Financial Network Meeting
Long Beach, CA, November 15 – 17, 2017 Theme: “Kicking & Screaming into the 21st Century” Updating Processes and Technology in Faithful Team Building For more information, please call Diane Dulaney (888) 728-7228 x5542
Mission Trip February, 2018 –
“Park Presbyterian Church has recently re-established relationships with our Presbyterian brothers and sisters in Quintana Roo, Mexico. We have covenanted with Living Waters for the World, the mission ministry of the Synod of the Living Waters PC USA, to bring clean water to the mission church of El Sinai and the Limones community of 5,000. Plans are set for an installation trip in February, 2018, and we invite others to join us in this mission. Please visit www.parkpresbyterian.org for more information, or contact Linda Werts, email@example.com or (315) 331-6999 for more information.”
SAVE THE DATE! Emerging Leaders Gathering 2017
Pencil in the date for the Synod-wide gathering of young adult leaders at Silver Bay YMCA Conference & Family Retreat Center, 87 Silver Bay Road, Silver Bay, NY 12874 from November 9 – 11, 2017.