September Sunday School Highlights

SEPT. 10 – RALLY DAY

SEPT. 17 – YOUTH ELDERS AND DEACONS INSTALLATION 10:30 WORSHIP
Ben DeMoras, Audra Burrall, Rye Weber, Lauren Schmit
 
SEPT. 17 – SPONSORS ATTEND CLASS WITH CONFIRMATION CLASS – 9:15

WELCOME FALL TEACHERS
3-K       Marsha Foote
1st-3rd   Sue & Richard Henderson
5th-7th   Sigrid Carle
Confirmation   Andrea Robertson

WELCOME BACK Kate Komara as Children’s Choir Director!!!

Choir begins Sept. 17, 9:00 am

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September 2017 Preaching Schedule

Date Activity/Theme Scripture Sermon
Sept. 3 
One Service @ 9:30
Exodus 3:1-5, Matt. 16:21-28   Lessons on Love: Commitment

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Lessons on Love

“Owe no one anything, except to love one another;” Romans 13:8a

Lessons on Love:

Acts of hatred, violence, intolerance, disrespectful verbal exchanges are disturbingly frequent in the news. The most recent, Charlottesville protest and murder has raised the questions about our ability to stop the violence and hatred.   A quote by Nelson Mandela has started several discussions about children’s education in school and church. (more…)

The September 2017 Presbyterian Church in Geneva Newsletter Is Available!

The September 2017 Presbyterian Church in Geneva Newsletter is available to view or download in PDF format, please click here.

Let’s Talk

The next Let’s Talk is scheduled for Thursday, August 17th at 7 PM.  The event will be held at the home of Tim & Sandy Merwarth, 1136 Earls Hill Road, Penn Yan.   Jennifer Morris and Jim Spates will present slides of their trip to southern Africa, focusing on the wildlife and the natural environment.  For reservations, please call thebchurch office (789-1343) or  click here to register on the church’s website.

From the Parish Nurse

Dear Church Family,

Finally there is sunshine and some warmth, it looks like we may not need to construct a fleet of arks. Unfortunately, with wet and warm weather comes the prediction for a bumper crop of ticks and bugs.  These little guys can spread disease so we need to be careful! (more…)

Adult Education

Adult Education

Please join us in conversations in which we explore our faith, expand our understanding and learn about opportunities for action. The topics are important, the conversation thought-provoking, the company welcoming. (more…)

The Summer 2017 Presbyterian Church in Geneva Newsletter Is Available!

The Summer 2017 Presbyterian Church in Geneva Newsletter is available to view or download in PDF format, please click here.

Pastor’s Pondering

Pastor’s Pondering about
Stopping long enough for Sabbath

 

“Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” The first line of Max Ehrmann’s poem, Desiderata (1929) caught my eye as I passed by the framed document.   It was a High School graduation present that stopped me long enough to find a peaceful place in my busy college life.  (more…)

Peace marchers in the Geneva Memorial Day Parade

The Quaker Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Geneva once again invites the member congregations of GAIC and others to join us in the Walk for Peace in the annual Geneva Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, 2017. (more…)