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Hispanic Leaders Retreat

Latino/Hispanic Pastors & Leaders Retreat / Retiro de Pastores y Lideres Hispanos/as-Latino/as:
Nov. 7 – 9, 2018
(Includes 5 meals, program & materials) Incluye 5 comidas, taller y materiales

Location / Lugar
Tahquitz Pines Conference Center
55251 South Circle Dr., Idyllwild, CA 92549

Workshop Leaders / Talleres Dirigidos

Rev. Alfredo Delgado

Rev. Martin Garcia

Lessons Learned

Submitted by:  Geneva Presbyterian Church, Laguna Woods With a membership slightly less than our high-water mark of 1,700, in 1994 Geneva rededicated itself to family ministries to meet the needs of the new communities popping up all around us. We called an...

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Lessons Learned

Spotlight on Spiritual Formation

“I’m excited to be doing this work because I think that connections and relationships are extremely important in the work of the presbytery and the life of the church.” - Susan Thornton Our very own Susan Thornton will begin a new role in the life of the presbytery...

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Spotlight on Spiritual Formation

Gathering Guest Speaker

Plan on joining us for a wonderful morning of worship and inspiration as we are led by Dr. Cynthia Rigby. Dr. Rigby will be challenging us to think about what it means to be Reformed in a postmodern, post-Christendom, spiritual-but-not-religious world. The Rev. Dr....

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Gathering Guest Speaker

New Spiritual Formation Consultant

We welcome Susan Young-Thornton as our new Spiritual Formation Consultant.  And we thank Leanne Strommen for launching this role. She will continue as the Interim Pastor at Community Presbyterian Church of San Juan Capistrano. Susan, a life-long Presbyterian, has...

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New Spiritual Formation Consultant

Life Giving Workshop: Living Fully & Joyfully

October 13, 2018; 9 AM - 10:30 AM DESCRIPTION Life Giving Workshop Ideas for Living Fully and Joyfully Presenter: The Rev. Dr. Steven E. Wirth Throughout every life stage, we are given opportunities to take hold of real life. This presentation will look at various...

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Life Giving Workshop: Living Fully & Joyfully

Couples Retreat

August 25, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Zov's Restaurant 17440 17th St, Tustin, CA 92780 Sponsored by New Hope Presbyterian Church. During this year’s retreat, the Couples Ministry seeks to offer a safe and welcoming opportunity to explore our relationships and consider ways...

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Couples Retreat

50 Stories: The Centennial Tapestry

If you asked a member of the most memorable time in the church it would be the first century celebration. The kickoff event brought you back to the time the church was a small wooden structure in 1884. Days of the past were celebrated with a Box Social and Faire...

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50 Stories: The Centennial Tapestry

50 Stories: Mission On Our Doorstep

Mission On Our Doorstep (MOOD), was a bold, visionary and highly successful mission outreach for new church development and re-development of existing churches in our Presbytery in the late 1970’s and 1980’s. It was the vision of our recently appointed Executive...

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50 Stories: Mission On Our Doorstep

Summer Pop/Rock Music Camp

New Hope Presbyterian Church 3 PM - 4:30 PM,  August 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17 First Presbyterian Church 191 N. Orange Street Orange, CA 92866 Come out for a Summer filled with music and fun! The camp includes hands-on instruction, improvisation techniques, sight...

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Summer Pop/Rock Music Camp

Ask Science Mike LIVE!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Worship Center, 849 N. Bradford Ave., Placentia, CA US 92870 Cost: $15.00 Mike McHargue (better known as Science Mike) is an author( Finding God In The Waves, Convergent, 2016), podcaster, and speaker focused...

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Ask Science Mike LIVE!

2018 Summer String Camp

@ TTPC (225 West Main St., Tustin, CA 92780) Session 1: 1:30 – 2:30 on Saturdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 Session 2: 1:30 – 2:30 on Saturdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 1 (July): At least 1-3 years playing a string instrument, Suzuki vol.1-3 or its equivalent, grade...

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2018 Summer String Camp

The Parallel Start at Morningside

by Mary Deming, Clerk of Session What is energizing for you and the Morningside congregation about this chapter of ministry?  The Morningside Presbyterian Church Session and congregation have been on quite a journey since Pastor Paul Reeves joined us as Interim...

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The Parallel Start at Morningside

Holy Cow Moments

Leanne Strommen, newly installed interim pastor of San Juan Capistrano Presbyterian Church, admits she was skeptical at first. “A couple of years ago we had Russel Crabtree at the pastors’ retreat,” shared Leanne. “I listened, but it didn’t really apply then.” But...

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Holy Cow Moments