Strategic (Missional) Plan 2017-2020

Posted March 16th, 2017 by .

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Our Strategic (Missional) Plan was approved by the Board of Directors on May 31.  It was reviewed at Annual Meeting on June 9.  Please read to learn about the history of PCC and the goals for this three year period, including: Overall church revitalization, including emphasis on small and rural churches. Clergy and lay leadership […]

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Hartman Center Big Splash

Posted March 9th, 2017 by .

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On Sunday, March 19th, more than 30 Hartman Center volunteers will fan out into Penn Central Churches to spread the word about our 2017 CAMP SCHEDULE as well as other events occurring on this sacred ground. See information about upcoming events via the links below and check out our new video, too! See you at camp! […]

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PAM Evangelism Class – March 11

Posted March 1st, 2017 by .

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The Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry (formerly Lay Ministry in the 21st Century) invites enrollment for the upcoming Evangelism enrichment class. This is open to those seeking personal knowledge and spiritual formation as well as those on the licensed and commissioned tracks. See information flyer and registration below. Evangelism Registration & Information

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Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry Announces Spring Classes

Posted February 6th, 2017 by .

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With classes designed for member enrichment and for authorized ministry preparation, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry has something for almost everyone! You can attend live in Schuylkill Haven or online via a webinar style platform. Spring offerings include Preaching 1 and 2 for authorization tracks and Evangelism for general enrichment. Check out the SPRING FLYER […]

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Upper Elementary Youth are invited to a Treasure Hunt

Posted February 2nd, 2017 by .

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Hartman Center is excited to announce the Elementary Retreat for grades 3-5 from Friday, May 5-Sunday, May 7! Cost is $110 per person to participate in this Treasure Hunt. Elementary Treasure Hunt Information Treasure Hunt Retreat Registration Parental Registration Permission Form Confidential Medical Information and Release

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Confirmation Retreat Set for March 31-April 2

Posted January 25th, 2017 by .

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Hartman Center will host the annual 2017 Confirmation Retreat March 31-April 2. 2017 CONFIRMATION RETREAT GROUP REGISTRATION Confidential Medical Information and Release Parental Registration Permission Form

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Hartman Center Announces Summer Dates!

Posted January 25th, 2017 by .

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      Check out the 2017 CAMP SCHEDULE On-Line Registration Using curriculum from Chalice Press with the theme “Branching Out: Connecting Through Christ”, this summer campers will: explore the value of sacred space learn the importance of asking questions as they learn about God experience their connectedness to Christ through covenant reflect on the […]

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PCC Announces Generosity & Communications Director Position

Posted January 24th, 2017 by .

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The Penn Central Conference of the United Church of Christ seeks a Generosity & Communication Director to work fulltime in the Harrisburg office starting at the end of March 2017. This new position reports to the Conference Minister and will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to advance the Conference mission including fundraising/donor development, communication, special events, and volunteer […]

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Healthy Boundaries! Healthy Churches! – Workshop Announcement for Congregational Boundary Training

Posted January 4th, 2017 by .

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Clergy have been taking Boundary Awareness training for some time now and it is time to bring the whole church in! It is true that most people know, understand and choose not to cross the most obvious boundaries, but the nature of being Church leaves us with a lot of shades of grey. Boundaries in […]

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Cutting Edge Faith Formation (MAAUCE)

Posted December 7th, 2016 by .

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The Middle Atlantic Association of Church Educators is planning a faith formation event for pastors, staff, and volunteers to inspire children and young adults. Refresh, Renew, Rethink with Marjory Zoet Bankson will be offered April 24-26 at the Tuscarora Inn and Conference Center in Mt. Bethel, PA. Information attached. Penn Central’s contact is Ruth Laudermilch. […]

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Conference Calendar

  1. Clergy Leadership

    September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Heidelberg Study Group

    September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Will Whitmore Ordination

    October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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