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Updates on the Mission Trip to Nicaragua

Planning Our Nicaragua Mission 2017 Sixth Presbyterian Church has been visiting the community of El Porvenir (The Future) in Leon, Nicaragua, for nearly nine years. El Porvenir is a cooperative of organic, fair trade coffee farmers. About 42 families live on the farm and work the land. The partnership we have built with El Porvenir […]

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Care Packages for Sixth College Students

Friends! I am gathering addresses for Sixth College students and would like to send them a small care package from our church family in mid-October. I am looking for donations of small items such as school supplies (pens, highlighters, PostIt notes) non-perishable food and drink items (hot chocolate mix, energy bars, tea, etc.) and gift cards in small amounts for places […]

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Born to the Purple

Click here to hear the sermon delivered by Kate Davoli on September 25, 2016 regarding the passages below – Gospel lesson Luke 16:19-31.  A powerful message on social justice. The Rich Man and Lazarus 19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his […]

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Presbyterian Women’s Bible Study 2016/2017

By Judy Yates Siker Presbyterian Women’s (PW) Bible Study meets every second Wednesday, 11 am in the Church Parlor. Halfway through the Gospel of Mark, as Jesus and his disciples are on their way to Caesarea Phillipi, Jesus asks his disciples, “So, what’s the word on the street? Who do people say that I am?” “Well,” they […]

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CROP Walk Sunday is October 9!

On Sunday, October 9, Sixth Church will join with other communities in the East End to participate in the CROP Hunger Walk, which is sponsored by Church World Service (cwsglobal.org). Church World Service has a steady, on-going presence around the world, relating every day to those in need, providing services to refugees and developing projects to help people […]

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Recycling is Happening Now!

Recycling at Sixth Church During the Time for Children on October 2, we lifted up our new recycling initiative. We are now collecting hard-to-recycle items (see list below). So please save your hard-to-recycle items and bring them in to our collection bins. There will be separate, labeled receptacles for each type of item; don’t hesitate to ask if […]

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Sacred Conversations on Race + Action

Join us for Sacred Conversations When members of Sixth conducted a listening campaign among congregation members in early 2015, we learned that many of us have deep concerns about structural racism and inequality… but often feel baffled about what we can do. Now we have a chance to be part of a community-wide conversation about race and explore ways to take […]

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Children’s Sacraments Class

Mark your Calendars for our new Sacraments Class for Kids We will be hosting a special time for kids ages preschool and up to learn about communion and baptism and help bake bread for World Wide Communion Sunday. We will also be training those interested in being acolytes and water pourers at this session. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 […]

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Rally Day is Sept. 11 !

Start off the Sunday School Year Right! We will begin Sunday school with our Rally Day kick-off celebration on September 11th at 9:30 a.m. with a pot-luck breakfast hosted by the Christian Education Committee in the Ridinger Room. If you are able, please join us in providing a favorite breakfast item to share. After breakfast, we invite families to […]

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