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Presbytery of Sierra Blanca

2801 W. Fourth Street, Roswell, NM
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1434
Roswell NM 88202-1434
575-623-6235
Office at Westminster Presbyterian Church (USA)
Larry Loy, CRE, Stated Clerk Sierra Blanca Presbyteryis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    
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Dixie Loy, RE, Presbytery Secretary
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WELCOME PDF Print E-mail

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Lev. 19:18)

 
ANNOUNCEMENTS & NEWS PDF Print E-mail

MEETINGS 

Stated Fall Meeting will be held September 26 & 27, 2014. 

Hosted by Lovington First.  Meeting documents are posted as received if  there is difficulty

retreiving the documents please contact the office by no later than 09/22/2014.    (09182014)

Lodging available in Hobbs

(approximately 22 miles from Lovington)  to get the map

between Lovington and Hobbs click on this link

  http://mapq.st/1rvq32E

Hotel list under documents and directories in this website.   (08/26/2014)

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 2014 Meeting Schedule  - check UPCOMING EVENTS" & "CALENDAR OF EVENTS" on this page

 

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 URGENT NOTICE - WEBINARS

Finding the information: 

 Upcoming Webinar : Unaccompanied Minors at U.S. Border

Thursday 09/18/2014 , 3:00 p.m.  Eastern Time Zone  --

Information e-mail distributed 09/10/14 directly to membes of Sierra Blanca Presbytery

First webinar held on 08/27/2014 via Go to Meeting

Public information available on this site,  go to 

"Douments & Directories" ;then click on "Resources" ;

next click on "PCUSAR" , go to WEBINAR [date]

and click on "Download" to open document.   (09182014)

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Free Studies for Exploring the New Hymnal  Go behind the scenes of the production

of the new hymnal with these free, downloadable essays that will help you and your congregation

explore the content of Glory to God more fully. [062014]  Twelve (12) lessons available.  Check it  out on-line   

http://www.thepresbyterianleader.com/Products/CategoryCenter/PSTU!HYM/glory-to-god-hymnal.aspx

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CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Emotional Intelligence and Human Relations Skills Workshop

offered by the Alban Institute. 

11-17 to 11-21, 2014    Bosque Center 

6400 Coors Blvd, NW, Albuquerque, NM

Register On-Line today at http://www.eqhrcenter.org   

Equipping Leaders in faith-based communities to maximize their impact! 

for more details see flyer in Resources area of this site. 

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 GHOST RANCH  - Winter * Spring 2015 Schedule now available at

GhostRanch.org  or call M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registrar 505-685-1001 or 50-5685-1002   

Groups contact Charlene Carroll;; (505) 685-1000 ext 4242 ; 

E-Mail:   charlenec@Ghost  [072014]

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 United Theological Seminary -- 2014-2015 study year:  Kaleo, Theology,

Community Building, & Professional Development for more information visit

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it     (08192015)

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2015 Association of Presbyterian Church (APCE)  Event

February 3 - February 7, 2015  Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel,

Baltimore, MD

apcenet.org/2015-annual-event.html      ( 8202015)

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PRESBYTERY ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS PDF Print E-mail

 

Presbytery Calendar

Most events will now be listed under upcoming events (left side of this page). 

Also you can find more details of events on the Calendar of Events of this site. 

 

Finance and Administration Committee  2015 Budget requests should

be  submitted by September 12, 2014.  For more information contact F & A Moderator,

Steve Loman at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or telephone 575/523-6751 (home).  (09022014)

 

 MISSION NEWS UPDATES available from  PC (USA)

 

Recent news and action suggestions may be found on-line

go to:  http://www.presbyterianmission/pda/unaccompaniedchildren-update-july-282014

 

Please share your congregation and cluster mission projects with the moderator of Mission Coordinating Committee (MCC) .  

 

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 221st General Assembly-

PLEASE SHARE WITH OTHERS...

NOW AVAILABLE- report to Presbytery of Sierra Blanca of 221st General Assembly

(GA) from Rev. Harold Armstrong - Teaching Elder delegate.  Find this report under

Documents & Directories:  Resources: GA Info:  221st GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

 Also an informative bulletin insert (2 pages front and back with color photos) is available

at the following link.

http://www.pcusa.org/resource/assembly-brief-221-general-assembly-2014/

Additional information available at:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 

Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of Sierra Blanca (PWP)

PWP Annual Gathering--

"2015 "Annual Gathering" scheduled for April 18, 2015  (Central Cluster congregation-PW) 

"Being One Body, One Spirit, "1 Corinthians 12:12-27

Newsletter to be revised and disttristributed to PW in the congregations

Please remember: PW-congregation updates, 2014 Thank Offerings and PW Mission Pledge information for 2015.

More Information needed please contact, Dixie Loy  575/317-2000  nanniehatter@gmail.

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 SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE COMMISSION  (SAC)

Be sure to read the informative letter from SAC Moderator, Gloria Young.  The letter is posted under Documents & Directories / Resources ... 

This is an open letter to the presbytery from the commission. 

Next report at Stated Meeting,  September 26-27, 2014

Lovington First. 

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 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  Presbytery of Sierra Blanca

1st Lovington PC (USA) now has its MIF out for Teaching Elder.

 

Outside Presbytery of Sierra Blanca - check on pcusa.org for positions

and information                                                                             (08202014)


 

CLUSTER NEWS 

CENTRAL, NORTH EAST, SOUTH EAST, & WEST CLUSTERS

Clusters celebrating, doing, and sharing together.  

Cluster Moderators are:

  • Central  - Rev. Robert Reno 
  • North East - Elder Tom Dobson
  • South East - Elder Ann Langlinais
  • West - Rev. Norm Story

  Board of Pensions News--

You are invited to BOP Discussion with 

Andrew J. Browne, Vice Chairperson (PC USA Board of Pensions)

October 11, 2014 at Rio Grande Presbyterian Church

600 Coors Blvd, NW, Albuquerque, NM

11:00 a.m.  

Lunch follows discussion

RSVP  by Sept 26, 2014  to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

BE SURE TO READ THE LATEST NEWSLETTER

FROM CLAYTON  COBB -- posted under "Documents and Directories:  Resources"