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Partnership in Pennsylvania

Partnership in Pennsylvania

In August a group of ten adults and young people from Mission Covenant Church in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania made the trek to Cityview Covenant Church in Pittsburgh for four days of building relationships, ministry, and fun. 

The trip was born out of providential seating at the 2013 GLC Annual Celebration.  Bob and Diane Hamilton of Mission Covenant were looking for a place to sit at the banquet and the only seats available were across from Leeann Younger, co-pastor of Cityview. Over the course of the meal, Bob and Diane were captured by Leeann and her husband...

Outreach Focus: Women Ministries

Outreach Focus: Women Ministries

The GLC Women Ministries held two Fall Retreats the weekend of September 19-21. For the retreat at Mission Meadows, the mission opportunity was "Healing Projects", a ministry that serves orphan children and children of young women who have been abused or have been victims of human trafficking. The mission opportunity was publicized in the registration brochure and women were asked to bring blankets (handmade or purchased baby-size) for the project. They went ABOVE AND BEYOND and brought 129 blankets to the retreat. A special thank you from Emilie Zabel to all of the...

Emerge: Student Leadership Retreat

Emerge: Student Leadership Retreat

In early September, Portage Lake Bible Camp hosted a leadership retreat for students and youth pastors. Five GLC churches were represented. The youth pastors invited core 11th and 12th graders to prepare them for the upcoming ministry year. The students took some time to explore their personalities through testing.  Then they used team-building exercises and hands-on challenges, to figure how this works for each student.  Throughout the entire weekend the youth pastors had time to interact with their student leaders to try and figure out how to apply what they had...

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