REMINDER – The Presbytery office will be closed Thursday, April 19th and Monday, April 21st to observe the Easter holiday.
The presbytery office is experiencing problems with both outgoing and incoming email. Other providers are blocking our domain name because it has been identified as spam. So far it has not affected yahoo, Gmail, and Hotmail accounts. It slowly is being rejected by all others. We apologize for any problems this may create but we are working on a way to fix this problem. We do ask if you have recently emailed the office and have not received a response in 24 hours, please call to find out if it had been received. Again, we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused but appreciate your support as we work through this issue.
Reminder – The registration deadline for the Great Plains Wee Kirk Conference is April 11th.
The purpose of this conference is to inspire, equip, motivate, encourage, and provide rest and refreshment for pastors and other leaders of small congregations. Provided at a modest cost, this conference is designed as a gift from individuals, larger congregations and governing bodies.
The Presbytery of Central Nebraska would like to announce that Teaching Elder Karen Woo has accepted the call as temporary supply to the First Presbyterian Church of Valentine. Karen will begin her call starting April 1st. For contact information please visit the presbytery directory.
2014 Healthy Congregations Workshop
Workshop Leader: David Moore
When: April 4th & 5th
Where: Camp Calvin Crest in Fremont
Cost is $50 per person (Includes workshop materials and meals.)
Lodging is available at Calvin Crest. Additional charges will apply.
This workshop is part of the Quad Presbyteries.
Final registrations must be in by March 31st.
This workshop will help you . . .
Learn how you as a leader can influence the health of your congregation — how to detect and avoid unhealthy patterns of living together in community.
Learn how to keep anxiety from becoming infectious.
Gain confidence in responding to challenges and opportunities.
Learn how to put limits on invasive behavior, manage reactivity, and overcome sabotage.
Discover how leaders can function as the congregation’s immune system.
Learn to focus on strengths, resources, options, and the future.
Who Will Benefit:
Pastors, church staff, Church Council, Session, Personnel Committee and Pastoral Relations Committee members, all congregation members and leaders.
Anyone interested in enhancing their capacity to manage self in a non-anxious and responsible way, whether in the church, the home, the workplace, or the community.
For more specific information and to register you need to click on the link provided below.