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From the Pastor: Share your assets

by Phil Oehler

I am blessed with many talented and wonderful clergy colleagues during my 27 years of ordained ministry.  Pastors who have served in large churches, mid-sized churches and small churches.  Ministers who have been Executive Presbyters, served at synod level and served as leadership in the General Assembly.  I am thankful for all those who have […]

Rev. Jenny McDevitt

by Kathi Lynch

Rev. Jenny McDevitt, pastor at Shandon Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC joins us August 1. She has served churches in Ann Arbor, MI, Virginia Beach, VA, Prairie Village, KS and Madison Avenue, NY. Jenny lives with two dogs, tolerates cooking and is a self-proclaimed terrible gardener. Please welcome Jenny warmly!!

Tricentennial Celebration August Theme: Weddings and Baptisms

by Kathi Lynch

Photos Needed! Our August theme is Weddings and Baptisms and we can use your help!  If you were married in the church (or your parents were), we would love to borrow some pictures or memorabilia from your special day to add to the display being put in the chapel for our 300th Anniversary Wedding Celebration. […]

Updated June Covid Protocols

by Kathi Lynch

The Session as of Friday, July 16, adopted the following protocols for Worship: All fully vaccinated individuals do not have to wear a mask in worship or in gatherings within the church; though they may still choose to do so for personal reasons. It is assumed that those not fully vaccinated are expected to wear […]

Volunteers Needed

by Kristen Franchetti

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Nursery Care and Beginner’s Class startingin September. Please contact Kristen Franchetti if you are interested.Thank you!

Fall Bible Study

by Milt Fredericks

The 60 and Over Tuesday Bible Study is planning to kick off a new study, Hollywood Jesus, by Matt Rawle on September 14 from 1-2 PM in the Adult Forum room. Any questions or to reserve a book, contact Milt Fredericks. The cost of the book is $5.

Tricentennial Prayer Garden

by Kristen Franchetti

As the Presbyterian Church at Woodbury prepares to celebrate its 300th Anniversary, George “Ben” Oehler will create a prayer garden on the northern side of the property as his Eagle Scout project. The garden will be composed of a small retaining wall constructed of original church stones, biblical plants, a Greek oil jar water feature, […]

Financial Update

by Kathi Lynch

Here is the financial report for the first half of 2021. The Trustees thank the members and friends of the congregation for their continued support to the church and its projects. As the church begins to return to “normal” we hope that we will soon be able to return to program and outreach activities. TREASURER’S […]

June Covid Protocols

by Phil Oehler

At a called Session Meeting on Tuesday, June 1st, the Session, unanimously, adopted the following protocols for Worship: No social distancing requirements in the building; Bibles and Hymnals will be replaced in the pews to aid in worship; Communion, the Offering and the Passing of the Peace of Christ shall remain as we have been […]