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One of Our Own

Join us in celebrating Courtney Ellis’s new book, Uncluttered: Free Your Space, Free Your Schedule, Free Your Soul. A couple of years ago Ellis, Co-Associate Pastor at Presbyterian Church of the Master, realized she’d been stuffing more and...

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7 for 7 in 2019: A Vital Challenge

Explore the 7 marks of “Developing Congregational Vitality” for 7 Session Meetings in 2019 using 7 devotionals found in the Vital Congregations Toolkit. Share insights and learn from other congregations before presbytery gatherings and during...

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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...

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Remembering a Beloved Clerk

MEMORIAL REFLECTIONS Diane Woollett April 28, 2018 These Memorial Reflections about Diane’s life began weeks ago, as if by some design, I could get ahead of the curve. Not the curve of minister busy-ness and church obligations. I mean ahead of...

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153 Fishes

Capital campaigns are rarely ‘exciting’ in the life of the church - especially not when they are for needed repairs, maintenance and upgrades. But don’t tell that to Gus Altuzarra and the other members of Laguna Presbyterian Church. “We’d been...

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A Historic Event

Forrest Claassen calls Cedar, “selfless, humble, brave.” Tom Cramer adds, “she is a beautiful example of God at work through a ‘clay jar’ open to his Spirit.” On Sunday, March 26th, Cedar made history. When Rev. Huong Dang, affectionately...

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Challenge – met!

Congratulations, presbytery! As of this writing almost all of your Los Ranchos Challenge goals have been met! This includes money dedicated to: --Helping the elderly ‘become more alive’ by connecting them with youth - and helping youth to...

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Did You Know?

Did you know that the Presbytery of Los Ranchos is one-fifth Korean? (9 of 45 congregations) Did you know that during any given week, more than 8 different languages are used in worship within our presbytery? Did you know that at our February...

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