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Quiet Days on Various Dates in East Greenville

Quiet Days2017 Dates:    JUN 6,  AUG 1, SEP 5, OCT 3, NOV 7, DEC 5
  Quiet Days are held at New Goshenhoppen UCC, 1070 Church Road in East Greenville, PA 18041. They are designed to open new avenues of communing with God, and to provide an opportunity for sharing faith journeys and stories. They allow for Sabbath time and renewal in the midst of our busy world. There is no formal registration, but a minimum donation of $5 is requested on Quiet Day. Each participant is asked to bring a Bible, journal, pen and a bag lunch. Come and see what God has in store for you!
More information about Quiet Days   Note:  There will not be a “Quiet Day” in July.

2017 PSEC Spring Meeting

The  2017 Spring Meeting of the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference will be held from June 9-11 at West Chester University, 700 S High Street in West Chester, PA 19382.

The purpose of this meeting is to deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ and each other and to strengthen our gifts to ministry in service to God’s people.  On Friday, attendees will have the chance to participate in a two-part session presented by Rev. Molly Baskette, based on her book “Real Good Church.   Rev. Traci Blackmon, will preach during Opening Worship on Friday evening. The business of the Conference will be handled Saturday morning followed by an afternoon of workshops, including one with Shane Clayborne who will also be the speaker for the Saturday evening program.  Celebration Worship will take place Sunday morning with guest preacher, Rev.  Yvette Flunder followed by lunch and fellowship to end the meeting.  During the weekend there will be time for fellowship, perusing exhibit tables and recreation (Student Recreation Center).  All are invited!

Registration for the Spring Meeting closed at midnight on May 17th.  If you want to attend, and have not registered, contact Sue @ the PSEC office at susan@psec.org or at 484-949-8774 x 312.

Click here to link to the Agenda and Reports for the Spring meeting.
 

June – September – Clergy Summer Seminars @ the Lake

Clergy Summer Seminars at the Lake
June through September

Do you feel a need to sharpen your ministerial skills? Has it been a long time since you engaged in intelligent dialogue about things that really matter in the Pastoral office? Hungry for theology?
This summer, elect to attend one or more of the following two day intensive seminars with colleagues.
The sessions will be held near Dingman’s Ferry Pa. in an old stone estate located on a private lake.
Participants will gather Sunday evening in time for a fellowship meal and good night-time discussion. Sessions will disband by noon on Tuesday.
Sessions:
June 18-20 :  CANON AND CREED    To register for this seminar, click here.
July 16-18 : THE GOD WE WORSHIP   To register for this seminar, click here.
August 20-22 : THE SPIRIT WE WORSHIP – WORSHIP IN THE SPIRIT   
To register for this seminar, click here.
September 17-19 : THE CRUCIFIED GOD   To register for this seminar, click here.

For a flyer with all details on all seminars, click here.

September 26-28 – Ventures 2017 “Opening to Grace: God’s Healing Ways”

A retreat of faith, Bible study, worship, workshops, fellowship and fun
Rev. Wanda Craner will be the keynote presenter on Tuesday
Some of the topics to be addressed:
Do You Want to Be Healed? (John 5:5-19, 14-15)
Bent Out of Shape? (Luke 13:10-17)
Don’t Give Up! (Mark 7:24-30)
Compassion versus Policy (Luke 14:1-6)
Stretch Out Your Hand (Mark 3:1-6)

For a flyer, click here.   To register, click here.

October 13-14 – Walking with God 2017: Music for Body and Soul

Keynoter Betsy Chapman, Harpist, Hospice Musician, Instructor of Yoga and Qigong, will offer three presentations during the weekend: Finding our Focus, Music for Harmony, From Intention to Action

There will also be an opportunity to select 2 workshops from the 4 offered that will include:  Music for Body and Soul, Healing as a way to Grace, Understanding through Bible Study, Balancing the Heart through Qigong exercise.

The retreat begins with registration at 4 pm on Friday and ends with dinner on Saturday. Where: Mariawald Renewal Center, 1094 Welsh Rd., Reading PA
For a flyer for this event, click here.   To register, click here.