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Enneagram Workshop

Enneagram Workshop

Enneagram WorkshopHosted by Presbytery of the Miami ValleySaturday, March 4 , at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Piqua Join the Presbytery of the Miami Valley on Saturday, March 4, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Westminster Presbyterian Church of  Piqua, for an Enneagram...

2023 Presbytery Spring Youth Retreat

2023 Presbytery Spring Youth Retreat

Presbytery Spring Youth RetreatApril 14-16, 2023 at Kirkmont Center Students in grades 7-12 are invited to the Presbytery Spring Youth Retreat, April 14-6 at Kirkmont Center, Zanesfield, hosted by the Presbyterian Youth Connection, a network of Presbytery of the Miami...

Study Pilgrimage to Israel/Palestine

Study Pilgrimage to Israel/Palestine

Study Pilgrimage to Israel/PalestineNovember 5 -  November 17, 2023 Sponsored by the Presbytery of Scioto Valley and the Presbytery of the Miami Valley The Presbytery of Scioto Valley and the Presbytery of the Miami Valley are co-sponsoring a study pilgrimage to...

Christmas Blessings 2022

Christmas Blessings 2022

“Love Has Come” Love has come and never will leave us! Love is life everlasting and free. Love is Jesus within and among us. Love is peace our hearts are seeking. Love! Love is the gift of Christmas. Love! Love! Praise to you, God on high! “Love Has Come” verse 3Hymn...

The Peace Light Comes to Our Presbytery

The Peace Light Comes to Our Presbytery

The Peace Light Comes to Presbytery of the Miami Valley The Peace Light is a light from the grotto at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where it is said that Jesus was born.  It is collected each year by a child from Austria and then carried back to Europe and...

Online Training for Church Treasurers

Online Training for Church Treasurers

Online Training for Church TreasurersSaturday, January 14, 2023, 9:00 AM - Noon All church treasurers and others who work with church finances are invited to an online training event with Edd Breeden on Saturday, January 14, 9:00 AM - Noon. Edd will cover a number of...

APCE Annual Event January 2023

APCE Annual Event January 2023

APCE Annual Event January 25-28In person in Birmingham, Alabama and Online The Association of Partners in Christian Education (APCE) will hold its Annual Event in person in Birmingham, Alabama January 25 - 28, with over 70+ workshops and a variety of Pre-Event and...

2023 Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat

2023 Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat

2023 Women’s Spiritual Nurture RetreatCreation: Help! Thanks! Wow!April 21-23, 2023 The 2023 Women’s Spiritual Nurture Retreat will be held April 21-23, Friday evening - Sunday morning worship, at Kirkmont Center, Zanesfield. The retreat will be led by the Rev. Dr....

Leading in Divided Times

Leading in Divided Times

Leading in Divided TimesA free synod-sponsored virtual workshop October 25-26  Ministry has always been a heavy calling, but pastors and Commissioned Ruling Elders now face new challenges as we seek to navigate today’s fault lines. How can we build unity (which is...

Confronting Polarization Resources

Confronting Polarization Resources

Confronting Polarization ResourcesSeeking to Be Faithful Together During a Time of Disagreement  Presbytery of the Miami Valley is assembling a list of resources to help equip churches to confront the challenge of polarization with a wider vision of what God intends...

Spread the word!

Spread the word!

Let us help publicize your church’s special event Does your church have an upcoming special event you’d like to share with other churches in Presbytery of the Miami Valley? You’ve probably already noticed us sharing local church special events with others around the...

Playology: Experiencing God through the art of play

Playology: Experiencing God through the art of play

Playology: Experiencing God through the art of playSaturday, September 24, at Kirkmont Center  Playology is an experiential interactive training and practical resources event, to help you integrate recreation and play into ALL your ministries. Experienced leaders will...

Apply for a Matthew 25 Grant

Apply for a Matthew 25 Grant

Matthew 25 Grants from Synod of the Covenant Presbyterian Churches and Institutions may apply now for Matthew 25 grants designed to help you augment your ministries to strengthen congregational vitality, to eradicate structural racism, and to dismantle structural...

Welcome, new pastors!

Welcome, new pastors!

Join us in welcoming new pastors to our presbytery! We are fortunate to have several new pastors who have recently joined our presbytery. We have produced a series of articles to introduce and welcome them as they begin their ministries with congregations within...

Free Leadership Development Workshops

Free Leadership Development Workshops

Free Leadership Development Workshops from Synod of the Covenant  Adaptive Leadership Workshops and Practicum for Church Leaders  This LeaderWise workshop introduces church leaders to adaptive leadership and asks them to work on a challenge in their system. This...

Join Presbytery’s Pathways Project Team

Join Presbytery’s Pathways Project Team

Join Presbytery’s Pathways to Home Ownership Project TeamVolunteers from local congregations are needed for the week of July 18  One of the many gifts of the connectional church is strength and numbers to serve in ways that we cannot alone.  We are pulling together a...

Meet our new Moderator and Vice Moderator

Meet our new Moderator and Vice Moderator

At its May 10, 2022 meeting, Presbytery of the Miami Valley elected Minister of Word and Sacrament Sarah Sparks-Franklin as Moderator and Ruling Elder Michael Seewer as Vice Moderator for 2022-23. Sarah Sparks-Franklin is the Pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in...

The Pentecost Offering

The Pentecost Offering

Nurturing 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 retained by individual...

Ruling Elder Training for Presiding at Communion

Ruling Elder Training for Presiding at Communion

Ruling Elder Training for Presiding at the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper Saturday, May 21 at Honey Creek Presbyterian Church Presbytery of the Miami Valley will offer Ruling Elder Training for Presiding at the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper Saturday, May 21, 10:00...