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PMV’s New Treasurer

PMV’s New Treasurer

Meet Ivy Young, PMV’s New Treasurer On July 1, 2024 Ruling Elder Ivy Young (College Hill Community Presbyterian Church, Dayton) became the new Treasurer of Presbytery of the Miami Valley, replacing retiring Treasurer John Ey. Ivy serves as treasurer of the  College...

The PMV Delegation to GA 226

The PMV Delegation to GA 226

226th General Assembly in June and July The 225th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will meet June 25 – July 4 and will be 6held both in-person and online. The  assembly includes online committees and in-person plenary sessions. Online committees...

Storyteller Mark Yaconelli

Storyteller Mark Yaconelli

Mark YaconelliThe Healing Power of StorytellingSeptember 28-29 Renowned storyteller Mark Yaconelli will be in Dayton September 28-29 as part of a “Faith and Civic Life” series co-sponsored by Presbytery of the Miami Valley and Westminster Presbyterian Church, 125 N...

Meet our 2024-25 Moderator and Vice Moderator

Meet our 2024-25 Moderator and Vice Moderator

Meet our new Moderator and Vice Moderator At its May 14, 2024 meeting, Presbytery of the Miami Valley elected Ruling Elder Janet Miller as Moderator and Minister of Word and Sacrament Lawrence Bartel as Vice Moderator for 2024-25. Ruling Elder Janet Miller,...

Pentecost Offering 2024

Pentecost Offering 2024

The 2024 Pentecost OfferingNurturing the faith of those who are the church to come A gift to the Pentecost Offering helps the church encourage, develop, and support its young people, and also address the needs of at-risk children. 40% of the Pentecost offering can be...

Presbytery Treasurer Position Opening

Presbytery Treasurer Position Opening

Presbytery Treasurer Position Opening Presbytery of the Miami Valley is a governing body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) serving 43 Presbyterian churches in Southwestern Ohio.  The presbytery prepares, equips, nurtures, and connects congregations in their...

One Great Hour of Sharing 2024

One Great Hour of Sharing 2024

One Great Hour of SharingPromotional Resources for Churches A gift to One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) enables the church to share God's love with our neighbors-in-need around the world by providing relief to those affected by natural disasters, providing food to the...

Presbyterian History and Polity Class

Presbyterian History and Polity Class

Presbyterian History and Polity Class Taught by Synod Executive Chip Hardwick Mondays March 18 – May 20 on Zoom This course introduces students to Presbyterian history and polity so that as church leaders they can serve “decently and in order.”  Suited both for those...

2024 Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat

2024 Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat

2024 Presbytery Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat The 2024 Presbytery Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat will be held April 12-14, 2024, Friday evening - Sunday morning worship, at Kirkmont Center, Zanesfield. Interested women of all ages are invited to mark their...

Christmas Blessings 2023

Christmas Blessings 2023

Christmas Blessings 2023  O come Desire of Nations, bindall peoples in one heart and mind;bid envy, strife, and discord cease;fill the whole world with heaven’s peace.Rejoice! Rejoice!Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel The staff of the Presbytery of the Miami...

Dwelling in the Word: A Spiritual Discipline

Dwelling in the Word: A Spiritual Discipline

Dwelling in the Word: A Spiritual DisciplineJanuary 7, 14, 21 at 5:00 PM on Zoom Join others from around the presbytery as we learn and practice the Spiritual Discipline of Dwelling in the Word. Dwelling in the Word is a communal engagement with Scripture designed to...

Peace Light 2023

Peace Light 2023

The Peace Light Comes to Presbytery of the Miami Valley  An ancient flame, a symbol of peace and hope, is coming to Presbytery of the Miami Valley. The journey begins in Bethlehem at a rock grotto at the Church of the Nativity. In this place believed to be the...

PMV at Mid Council Conference

PMV at Mid Council Conference

PMV at the Polity, Benefits, and Mission Conference Presbytery of the Miami Valley Executive Presbyter Terry Kukuk and Stated Clerk Lynn Bova, along with Synod of the Covenant Executive Chip Hardwick, attended the PC(USA) Polity, Benefits, and Mission Conference in...

2024 APCE Annual Event

2024 APCE Annual Event

2024 APCE Annual Event: In Person and Online The Association of Partners in Christian Education (APCE) will hold its Annual Event in person in St. Louis, MO,  January 24 – 27, 2024, with 75 workshops and a variety of Pre-Event and Post-Event opportunities and time to...

PNS features Colombian Partnership

PNS features Colombian Partnership

Presbyterian News Service features the visit of PMV’s Colombian partners “This walk of almost 30 years made us understand that this Partnership is not transactional, but transformational.” This article was written by Larry Hollar (College Hill Community Presbyterian...

Colombian Partners visit our presbytery

Colombian Partners visit our presbytery

Colombian Church Leader Delegation Seeks Strengthened Relationship with the Presbytery of the Miami Valley  Four key leaders of the Presbytery of the North Coast in Colombia are spending September 7-15 in the Miami Valley, working with representatives from our own...

International Peacemaker to visit PMV

International Peacemaker to visit PMV

International Peacemaker to visit PMV Presbytery of the Miami Valley invites members of the community to four conversations with International Peacemaker Gaia Magdalena Łuczak: September 28 at Springfield Covenant Presbyterian ChurchSeptember 29 at Belle Center United...

PMV Welcomes Bruce Miller

PMV Welcomes Bruce Miller

Bruce Miller, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Urbana Join us in welcoming Bruce Miller to Presbytery of the Miami Valley. He began his ministry as pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Urbana, on August 1, 2023. Bruce Miller, pastor of First Presbyterian Church,...

Book of Order 2023-25

Book of Order 2023-25

The Book of Order 2023-25Available as a free download or book purchase The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) consists of two parts: Part I is The Book of Confessions,  and Part II is The Book of Order. This book is Part II of the Constitution of the...

Tour England in 2024

Tour England in 2024

Tour England in 2024An Invitation from Oxford Presbyterian Church When Christ’s disciples travel together, we integrate faith and reflection with first-hand experience.  Oxford Presbyterian Church, Oxford, invites those throughout the presbytery family to join them...