More Flooding Hits PSEC and PNEC Churches

Over the past month, torrential rains have made life difficult in many places within Pennsylvania Southeast Conference. Probably hit the hardest – again – are parts of Schuylkill Association. So the clean-up continues. So does helping with the emotional and spiritual care of the residents. On Wednesday, a team of pastors from the area, including Claude Schach, Jason Stump, […]

PSEC youth join in Eastern Regional Youth Event

Youth from across New England and the Mid-Atlantic gathered at California University of PA for the UCC Eastern Regional Youth Event July 19-22. The PSEC sent along 50 youth and chaperones for four days of worship, workshops, service-learning, and fellowship. Youth learned and served at the LeMoyne Center, a multicultural community center that provides at-risk […]

PSEC Pastor to Complete Research after Receiving Grant

Gestalt Pastoral Care, a transformative form of ministry created by the Rev. Tilda Norberg, has been awarded a coveted research grant focused on “Grace Examined: Evaluating Gestalt Pastoral Care Spiritually Integrated Strategies for Clinical Effectiveness.” The grant, administered by Brigham Young University, is funded through the Templeton Foundation. Dr. Scott Richards, BYU Professor of Counseling […]

Volunteers needed for disaster recovery camp in Reading

Camp Noah provides a safe, caring and fun environment where children whose communities have been impacted by disasters can help to process their disaster or trauma. Using proven curriculum designed to Build Resiliency, Restore Hope and Change Lives. A Camp Noah will take place August 13-17 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Reading for children […]

Pennsylvania congregation’s Pet Therapy program is perfect 3 Great Loves ministry

This story is from United Church of Christ News. Written by Connie Larkman and posted on March 13. The story features St. James UCC, Havertown.   A ‘small but mighty’ Pennsylvania congregation is showing love to its neighbors young and old, by going to the dogs. Using pet therapy, St. James United Church of Christ […]