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Panorama City CA 91402
FRIED WILSON ext. 110
Full Charge Bookkeeper
JOANNE BORTFELD ext. 107
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Synod Officers 2019
Contact officers through Business Manager FRIED WILSON (ext. 110)
Moderator—TE Joshua Yee
Vice-Mod.— RE Pat Niles
Stated Clerk: TE Mark Hong
Treas.—RE Bill Hughes
CoA Moderator— RE Susan Skoglund
LAC+USC Medical Center
Synod Opportunities, Events, & News
Creating Healthy Boundaries
Learn to establish and maintain safe relationships and faith communities including prevention of child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, sexual harassment, professional misconduct and other abuses of power. The training will be offered in three locations on September 5, 6, or 7. Teaching Elders are required to attend both morning and afternoon sessions. All others are required to attend the morning session and strongly encouraged to attend the afternoon session.
Los Angeles (Sept. 5) Register
Irvine (Sept. 6) Register
Thousand Oaks (Sept. 7) Register
Give the Gift of Camp!
(National Black Presbyterian Caucus, Southern California Chapter.)
Help make the summer camp experience possible for Synod youth, or to begin the registration process for the 2019 camp season.
Youth Ministry Position
First Presbyterian Church Santa Barbara is inviting applications for a new youth ministry leader,.
Complete information, including an informative video and job description is online HERE.
Briefly Noted . . .Recent Presbyterian Mission Agency news items of interest to the Synod membership
Church Building Damaged
Three-ton truck severely damages Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in La Mesa, California
Read the article from Presbyterian Mission
New Worshipping Community in San Diego Presbytery
Ebeneezer Church, a new worshiping community, is helping disrupt cycle of generational poverty
Read the article from Presbyterian Mission
Presbyterian Women Plan Peace Trip to South Korea
Where: :Seoul and Jeju Island
Application Deadline: September 19
Pacific and San Gabriel Presbyteries to Share an Immigrant Accompaniment Organizer
With grant support from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Kristi Van Nostran joins with two Synod presbyteries to share in their immigrant ministries.
Read the Presbyterian Mission article
Remembering the Forgotten War
The PC(USA)’s Season of Prayer and Reflection in the Korean Peninsula continues through August 15
Grants & Funding for Congregations
The Synod, in partnership with PC (U.S.A.). may be able to assist your congregation with a Partnership Grant. Details are here: Partnering Grants Protocol
The Peacemaking Offering may be taken at any time, although most churches select World Communion Sunday as the date. A quarter of the offering goes to the Synod committee responsible for peacemaking awareness and events, a quarter to the local presbytery, and half of the offering goes to G.A.The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program is surely among the finest ventures of Christian discipleship our church has been involved with.
FOR CONGREGATIONAL FELLOWSHIP
The Synod Committee for Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation is offering small grants to churches to reach out and initiate an event or exchange with a church of different ethnic background. Please download the flyer below for details and to learn how to participate.
Racial Ethnic Pastoral Leadership (REPL) Scholarship Program
FORMS FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS
These forms can be completed online, using the forms that you will download from the links below. Submission can be by e-mail attachment.
Please note that applications are now accepted at any time.
PDF FORMS FOR OFFLINE PRINT-FILL-SUBMIT APPLICATIONS
2018 PJC Decisions
Synod Business & Organization
• Commission of Assembly (CoA)
• Synod Permanent Judicial Commission (PJC)
• Committee on Representation and Nominations (CR&N)
• Polity & Records
The Commission/Committee Contact is Business Manager Fried Wilson
The general contact at the Synod office is Fried Wilson (Email)
• Synod of the Nile
Presbyterian Mission Website
The Presbyterian Mission website displays many new stories of mission and opportunities. Find it HERE.
PC (USA) Churchwide Anti-racism Policy
Facing Racism–Vision of the Intercultural Communigy: Website and Resources
PC (USA) Blogs: Other Voices
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
PDA assistance is assisting in areas throughout California which have been devastated by the recent wildfires and mudslides.
PC (USA) Stated Clerk's Statements
PCUSA.org now files many of its news reports under "tags" that are familiar to users of social media, and the statements from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly Stated Clerk the Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, II are included in this group. These two links may be most helpful for quick retrieval:
List of Subjects (Tags)