Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 4:00pm
Chanceford Presbyterian Church, Airville, PA
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June Workshop Descriptions
General Assembly Follow-up on Mission Opportunities - Rev. Robert W. Birch
Practical Spiritual Practices - Rev. Scott Szabo
Growing Leadership in Communities of Practice - Rev. Steve Clark
Leading congregations to navigate the changing landscape of our time often leads to frustrated pastors and annoyed congregations. What if a critical skill leaders need is not The Next Best Program, but better awareness of our own behavior in the congregational system? Come and hear about how communities of practice can provide a context for mutual learning that leads toward more faithful and effective ministry.
Stewardship Workshop: The Qualified Charitable Distribution: an alternative to traditional Church Giving - Ruling Elder Dick Witzke
With the increase in the Standard Deduction in the new Tax Bill, a Qualified Charitable Distribution allows taxpayers to make individual retirement account distributions payable directly to a qualified charity without treating the distribution as taxable income. Learn how to donate to the church and make the contribution from the taxable income side of your IRS Form 1040 instead of the deduction side. And, you still get to keep all of the new Standard Deduction increase. You may not have heard much about this distribution because it was just made permanent for the 2016 tax year.
Wheelchair Accessibility - YES
Hearing Enhancement - YES
WiFi Access - YES
Special Dietary Meals - YES upon advance request
Vegetarian & Gluten Free Options Available
Childcare Available- YES
The Presbytery has a commitment to offer childcare at meetings for infants through pre-K when this can be provided safely. Please call the Presbytery office at 717-392-4035 at least 1 week in advance if childcare is needed. Please click here for child food policy and other childcare information.
All sessions are permitted to elect at least 1 Ruling Elder Commissioner. Churches with memberships over 100 will be represented as follows: 100-299 - 2 Ruling Elders; 300-499 - 3 Ruling Elders; 500-999 - 4 Ruling Elders; 1000-1499 - 5 Ruling Elders & Above 1500 - 6 Ruling Elders. All other Ruling Elders or members are invited to attend the Presbytery Meeting as guests.
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