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Announcements

Anne Crane has joined a travel seminar through the PC(USA) to the eastern Congo, to learn about and participate in the work being done to address sexual violence in this area.  With our partner, the Church of Christ in Congo, PC(USA) mission co-workers seek to interrupt the cycle of violence and begin a season of reconciliation.  You can follow their travel blog by clicking here.

For more information, questions, or to make a financial contribution, contact Lesa McWalters through the First Presbyterian Church of Worcester 508-852-2111 or directly at 508-865-5135.
This might be a great youth project: http://www.pcusa.org/pda/faq/volunteervillages.htm
What We Do

Committee on Education for Mission—invites, reviews and evaluates proposals for mission; recommends allocation of presbytery’s mission funds; provides leadership for Presbytery wide programs in Christian Education, campus ministry, peace and justice, youth events.

Our responsibilities include:

  1. Invite proposals for mission grants and submit proposals with Committee's and Presbytery Council's recommendations to Presbytery for action.

    - View our Grant page for more information and applications.

  2. Make recommendations for additional ways to allocate the mission funds of the Presbytery.
  3. Take a leading role in establishing and organizing Presbytery-wide Mission Fairs.
  4. Share mission-related communications from the General Assembly, Synod, and other denominations and bodies with the Presbytery.
  5. Provide leadership and support for ministries in Education, Peace and Justice, and Youth Programs:
    1. A Presbytery-wide Christian Education program (including an annual Christian Education event)
    2. Christian Educators and Christian Education resources for churches.
    3. A liaison with campus ministries and related organizations in the Presbytery.
    4. A Presbytery-wide peace program.
    5. Presbytery witness on social justice issues.
    6. Regional ministry, outreach, and mission projects.
    7. Presbytery participation in national PC (USA)-related youth events.
    8. A Presbytery youth program.
Committee Members
Anne Crane (RE) 2017
Ray Henderson (TE) 2017
Lucy Forster-Smith (TE) 2018
Beth Wieman (TE) 2018
Katie Cole (Lay) 2019, Chair
Jeff Ferguson (Lay) 2019
Presbyterian Women Vacancy
Special For Youth
Camp Wilmot Camping Season – Visit the website for information on summer youth camps and use of facilities by church and other groups: http://www.campwilmot.org/