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Starry Sky by Buck Green, Mexico Missouri

The Same Starry Sky

The Same Starry Sky by Rev. Brad Sheppard, Immanuel via his site holyencounter.net As I ventured outside early Monday evening, I soon spotted the beautiful...

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Transforming Church Conflict

Transforming Church Conflict brought to you by Convergence Conflict is inevitable Conflict is an inevitable part of human community. People are complicated, and as we...

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Root Bound

Root Bound by Rev. Brad Sheppard The onset of cold weather meant it was time to bring the potted succulent plants indoors. With cats around...

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On My Heart

On My Heart by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on our hearts, to be known and read by...

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ReVision

ReVision by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter ReVision And the Lord answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who...

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FOCUS: PALESTINE Thursday, 28th October, 3-5 PM CEST

FOCUS: PALESTINE Thursday, 28th October, 3-5 PM CEST THE WORLD COMMUNION OF REFORMED CHURCHES INVITES YOU TO THE LAUNCH OF: FOCUS: PALESTINE

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GOD LOVES YOU!

GOD LOVES YOU! by Carol Buckhout, Vice-Moderator of the Presbytery The other evening as the canine member of our household and I were taking our...

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The Rev. Dr. Alonzo Johnson, coordinator of the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People. (Photo by Rick Jones)

SDOP to host forum on church and community relationship building

SDOP to host forum on church and community relationship building October 29th @ 4:00 PM - Register Churches can gain insight on how to form...

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Year of Leader Formation

Year of Leader Formation: Investing in Ruling Elders and Deacons Resources and Information Here Christians are in a continuous process of growth in relationship with...

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Synod Preaching Webinars

Synod Preaching Webinars Synod of the Covenant provides opportunities to train and strengthen preachers. All Past Trainings Are Located On The Main Page. NEXT TRAINING:...

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Per Capita and the "Joy" of Statistics

Per Capita and the "Joy" of Statistics Full Article Here In just 2 months, “annual statistical reporting season” begins for session clerks. It’s typically not one...

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I AM TAKING IT SLOW TODAY

I AM TAKING IT SLOW TODAY by Rev. Brad Sheppard, via his site holyencounter.net/ I take in the morning air in darknesswhile the moon is...

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What is a Pastor?

What is a Pastor? by Rev. Dr. Edward Goode via his site Imago Scriptura I don’t know how long ago it was, but one of...

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Digital Communications

Digital Communications

Digital Communications Every Church Should Know and Do presented by Peggy Friedhoff October 21 and 28, via Zoom at 5:30PM 10/21 - OVERVIEW OF ONLINE...

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The Season for Pruning

The Season for Pruning by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter “The purpose of pruning is to improve the roses, not to harm the bush.” ~ Florence...

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Surely as the Sun

Surely as the Sun by Rev. Brad Sheppard, via his site Holy Encounter rising in the eastthe sun seems reluctantbashfully hidden within the morning clouds...

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Leaderwise Boundaries Training

Leaderwise Boundaries Training November 9 and 10, 2021, 10:00am – 12:30 pm Eastern each day. Registration Deadline 10/27/21 This is the last opportunity to complete...

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Living Undivided

Hosted by the Racial Equity and Multicultural Justice Force Additonal Information or Questions please contact Bill Bogdan, DawnMarie Hayes, or Lisa Allgood

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If You Don't Believe Me - Believe Jan (Again)

If You Don't Believe Me - Believe Jan (Again) Introduction by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter This blog was authored by the Reverend Dr. Jan Edmiston,...

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God Loves a Cheerful Giver - and Receiver

God Loves a Cheerful Giver - and Receiver by Carol Buckhout, Presbytery Vice Moderator “. . .for God loves a cheerful giver.” “You see, when...

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Work in the wild

Work in the Wild

Work in the Wild by Rev. Brad Sheppard via his site Holy Encounter As a kid I picked blackberries with my mother and grandmother on...

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Scars . . . Be Kind

Scars . . . Be Kind by Rev. Dr. Ed Goode via his site Imago Scriptura My amazing wife has created a wonderful pollinator garden...

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If You Don’t Believe Me – Believe Jan

If You Don’t Believe Me – Believe Jan by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter This blog was authored by the Reverend Dr. Jan Edmiston, General Presbyter...

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A Loving Reminder that You Are Not That Important

A Loving Reminder that You Are Not That Important Note: I'm writing this mostly to those with pastoral responsibility, but translate to whatever vocation fills...

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End of Sidewalk

End of Sidewalk by Rev. Dr. Edward Goode, via his site Imago Scriptura In the few weeks that I have been in Colorado, I have...

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To the Seventh Generation

To the Seventh Generation by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails....

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Tuesday Morning Treasures

Tuesday Morning Treasures by Rev. Carol Holbrook Prickett, Crescent Springs P.C. I am a big fan of the store Tuesday Morning. If you’ve never been...

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"The Danger of a Single Story"

"The Danger of a Single Story" A reflection by Rev. Abby King Kaiser All of us do it. Our kid walks up to us and...

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Our Country

Our Country by Rev. Dr. Edward Goode, via his site Imago Scriptura Our Country In worship today, I shared about the Sacred Summer gift of...

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Natty O.

Natty O. by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter Dr. Nathan O. Hatch became President of Wake Forest University in 2005.  In his inaugural address to the...

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Back in the Game

Back in the Game by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter A few weeks ago I went to the final soccer game of the year for my...

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Persistence, Adventures, and Clark the Cicada

Persistence, Adventures, and Clark the Cicada by Rev. Dr. Edward Goode, courtesy of his site Imago Scriptura Ok – let’s talk cicadas.  I was driving...

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All Around

All Around by Rev. Dr. Ed Goode, Fort Thomas UCC, Imago Scriptura I have a confession to make.   The video linked in this post...

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Seeds and Sight

Seeds and Sight by Rev. Brad Sheppard, Immanuel Presbyterian Church Holy Encounter - Finding God in the Every Day seems odd where seeds sproutamidst broken...

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The 2x4 and the Feather

The 2x4 and the Feather by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter A 2x4 and a feather walk into a… oh, wait, no, that’s not it… A...

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So - Now What?

So - Now What? by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter Yes, our states and the CDC have more or less removed mandates for masks. It’s not...

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Changes

Changes by Rev. Kate Mauch, Director of Care, Sycamore Presbyterian Church The other morning, I got an email from the church that sponsored me all...

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Planning Calendars for 2021-2022!

Planning Calendars for 2021-2022 We will put in an order for the Presbytery! $10 per calendar.Order your calendars by June 15, 2021.Please mail checks to...

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The Seasons of a Witness

The Seasons of a Witness by Lisa Allgood, Executive Presbyter The Saints of Springdale Presbyterian Church Last year, the Springdale Presbyterian Church closed with a...

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GA Commissioners Needed

Needed! GA Commissioners! The Presbytery is now accepting applications for commissioners to the 2022 General Assembly. Available positions: 2 Ruling Elders (one female/one male)2 Teaching...

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The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change by Reverend Dr. Chip Hardwick, Synod of the Covenant borrowed from Presbyterian Today May-June 2021 - "How Open is Your Congregation...

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Presbyterian Women Bible Study

Join us on the 4th Monday of each month, 7pm, to study together the 2020-2021 Horizons Bible Study. This will be a Zoom gathering and...

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Synod Advent Services

Join various Executive and General Presbyters from throughout the Synod for Advent services. You can either download the whole services, or the sermon, or watch...

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Presbytery Wins Lilly Grant

The Presbytery of Cincinnati is thrilled to announce that we have received a grant from Lilly Endowment to help establish the Living Churches Initiative under our newly...

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