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GA Commissioner Training with the synods of Lincoln Trails and Lakes and Praries

AN INVITATION COMMISSIONER ORIENTATION FOR COMMISSIONERS TO THE 220TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
From the Presbyteries of The Synods of Lincoln Trails, Mid-America and Lakes and Prairies

WHO:

Executive and General Presbyters of the Synods of Lincoln Trails, Mid-America, and Lakes and Prairies
Stated Clerks of the Synods’ Presbyteries

WHAT:

A Day of Orientation – to prepare for participation in the 220th General Assembly
To meet and converse with commissioners from your own, and all, of our presbyteries

Leadership will be provided by Carol McDonald, Executive of the Synod of Lincoln Trails and by Landon Whitsitt, Executive of the Synod of Mid-America and Vice Moderator of the 219th General Assembly.  In addition, a cast of “thousands” will be present by video interview!

WHEN:

Saturday, May 12, 2012
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT
Or
Saturday, May 19, 2012
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT (Live Streaming will be available at http://www.livestream.com/synodofmidamerica)

WHERE:

May 12:  Hilton Garden Inn – Merrillville, IN
Just East of I-65 and just north of US-30 at Exit 253 of I-65

May 19:  Southminster Presbyterian Church
6306 Roe Avenue, Prairie Village, KS 66208

WHY:

Learning…preparation…conversation…partnership…communication…

PLEASE RSVP to Kristi Miller – kristi@lincolntrails.org by Friday, May 4, 2012, for the May 12 event.  Reply by Friday, May 10, for the May 19 event.  When you respond, please let her know if you have any particular “food issues” – allergies, vegetarian, etc.  It will also be helpful to have an estimate of how many folks might be interested in the live streaming option.

Lunch will be provided.  We hope your presbytery will assist with your travel expenses.  After you register, we will send a schedule for the day and a map to help you locate the Hilton Garden Inn or Southminster Presbyterian Church.

Sign up now for KS Pastors and Educators Seminar

Dates have been set for the 2012 Kansas Pastors and Church Educators Seminar. The upcoming event will be held January 9-12, 2012 at the Cross Winds conference Center near Hesston, KS and will feature Dr. MArtha Moore-Keish leading sessions on “Following Christ in a World of Religious Pluralism” and Rev. Dr. James Ayers leading sessions on “Matthew’s Handbook on Discipleship.”

Tuition is $350 for the conference, meals and a single room, $300 for a double room, and $180 for commuters.

Download the linked brochure for more details and the registration form.

2012 KPES Brochure FINAL

Don’t forget about OASIS, a Christian Education event sponsored by Mid-Central APCE, Heartland Presbytery, and the SoMA. Held at the Elms Hotel and Resort in Excelsior Springs, MO on October 23-25, you can still register for $189. This year’s speaker is Mark Devries and worship is led by David Gambrell. This is not an event to be missed!