SAN GABRIEL PRESBYTERY

MONDAY MORNING UPDATE

MMU submissions: ericka@sangabpres.org

June 17, 2024

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PRESBYTERY NEWS

Restoration written by Rev. Wendy Tajima, Executive Presbyter.

Presbyterian Offering


 If you didn't have a chance to give to Door of Hope, you can give through the end of June by going to the Presbytery website, https://sangabpres.org/donate/

Please click "Give to Presbytery Offering."


Notice of Important Changes

Board Of Pensions


Need information on the changes? Feel free to contact Kristin Leucht at kleucht@pensions.org if you have questions. Also, the Board of Pensions has developed an online tool to help you estimate the cost of taking the different options being presented; to access the calculator, go to https://www.pensions.org/decision-guide/ . Remember, by September all churches with pastors should consider and report to the Board of Pensions how pastors will be provided benefits in 2025.

Need Candles?


Advent Candles are available at the Presbytery Office, Tuesdays & Thursdays,

2 pm-5 pm. Please call to schedule a time for pick up (626) 614-5964. Be sure to bring a box or bag to transport them safely.

Job Opportunities in

San Gabriel Presbytery


*From the Presbytery of the Pacific*

St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles seeks a half-time transitional pastor for a 50+ member, vibrant, and faith-filled congregation. Find Job Description here.

Winterfest Resources

Resources from the Gabrieleno/Tongva Tribe


Legal Training for Churches


Neighborhood Center Resource List


Treasurer's Manual PCUSA

WE REMEMBER IN PRAYER



We remember Praise Community Church in our Prayers of the People this week.

Please pray for the Najarian family as they grieve the loss of their loved one. Reverend John Najarian passed away on April 11, 2024. John was a pastor of Claremont Presbyterian Church and an active leader of San Gabriel Presbytery.

UPCOMING EVENTS

International Peacemaker


Frances Namoumou of Fiji will be in Southern California September 19-25, 2024, co-hosted by the presbyteries of San Fernando and San Gabriel.   She speaks English, so does not need a translator, and comes with expertise in Climate Justice and Ecological Stewardship, and Disaster and Displacement Management. She is open to lead Bible Study and lead education sessions on the impacts of climate change. If you are interested in having her speak, contact Wendy Gist at gist.wendy@gmail.com


Installation Service

of Rev. Elizabeth Wang


As Pastor of First Presbyterian

Church, Altadena

Sunday, July 21, 2 pm

Speaking Opportunity


Mission Co-Workers Ryan and Alethia White will be in our area in early July and have availability on their calendar July 8 and 9. They are the Regional Liaisons for Northern and Central Europe living in Berlin, Germany. If you would like to have them speak to a church group or at a gathering during these dates, please contact Ryan.White@pcusa.org.

PRESBYTERY RESOURCES

Board of Pensions 2025 Program Costs Calculator.


You asked for it, you got it! Tiffany Ashworth has provided the video below. Enjoy!

God's Word in God's Land Video


Send financial questions or reimbursements to Agnieszka and to Wendy Tajima.


Land Acknowledgement adopted by the Presbytery of San Gabriel


The 2024 Apportionment is $70 per member.


2024 Presbytery Minimums


The 2024 mileage reimbursement rate is 67 cents per mile.


2024 Presbytery Meeting Calendar


Donate Online to Presbytery or to Churches in the Presbytery

Presbytery of San Gabriel | www.sangabpres.org | statedclerk@sangabpres.org |

 (626) 614-5964

9723 Garibaldi Avenue Temple City, CA 91780