Bright Stars of Bethleham
Bright Stars of Bethlehem, a Lutheran affiliated organization with the stated vision of "Assuring that Christianity Survives and Thrives in the Holy Land”, is sponsoring arts and educational activities in Colorado the week of September 20th that you may be interested in attending and/or making your congregation aware of. Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, a Palestinian theologian, is the Founder and CEO of Bright Stars, and is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. He also serves as President of Dar al-Kalima College in Bethlehem, which is one of the participants in the Presbyterian Mission Agency Mosaic of Peace Conference, and also one of the Presbyterian Foundation’s Transformational Investment opportunities. Information and schedule can be found by following this link http://brightstarsbethlehem.org/room-for-hope-2015
The Reverend Ashraf Tannous serves as the parish pastor and religion teacher of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beit Sahour, not far from Bethlehem. He is active in youth ministry with the Evanglical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land. He serves as the chairperson of the Local Committee of the Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour and as a spiritual leader of the youth Ecumenical movement in Palestine. He has traveled extensively in the Middle East and Europe with organizations including the School of Hope in Ramallah, the World Student Christian Federation and the World Council of Churches. The Reverend Ashraf Tannous will be in the bounds of the Presbytery October 1-5, 2015. To schedule a visit with your church, please contact the Presbytery office for contact information. There is a flyer available under the "Educational Events" tab.
2015 - WNLT - Sparking Imagination in the Mountains This year's WNLT will be held September 30 - October 3 at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. The brochure is available under the Educational Events Tab on this website or you can visit www.synodrm.org for the brochure. You may also register online at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=uly9z6jab&oeidk=a07eawgwvgx067e604c.
The Presbytery has received a copy of the "2015 Church and Clergy Tax Guide for 2014 Tax Return Preparation and 2015 Year-Round Use". If you would like to see this copy or borrow it, please contact the Presbytery office.There are also several CD's that pertain to tax related issues. If you would like to see these CD's or borrow one or more of them, please contact the Presbytery office. The Presbytery also has the monthly "newsletters" for "Church Finance Today" and "Church Law & Tax Report". These are available for churches to look over as needed.
2015 Presbytery Meetings
- August 8 - First United Presbyterian Church in Loveland, Colorado
- October 23-24 - First Presbyterian Church in Ft. Collins, Colorado
2016 Presbytery Meetings
- February 5-6 - Location to be determined
- May 7 - Location to be determined
- August 13 - First Presbyterian Church in LaSalle, Colorado
- October 28-29 - Location to be determined
The Presbytery Mission Center is located at 7257 West 4th Street, Unit 4 in west Greeley. It houses the presbytery offices, resource center, and conference room.
From the WEST: Take US 34 east from I-25. Exit at US 34 Business Route (10th Street). Proceed east on 10th Street to 71st Avenue. Turn left (north) on 71st Avenue to 4th Street. Turn left (west) on 4th
From the EAST: Take US 34 west from US 85 to 71st Ave. Turn right (north) on 71st Avenue approximately 2.5 miles to 4th Street. Turn left (west) on
4th Street. Office is on north side of 4th Street, approxStreet. Office is on north side of 4th Street, approximately 200 yards from intersection.
From the NORTH: From US 85, turn right (west) on Colorado 14 at Ault. Proceed to WCR 31. Turn left (south) on WCR 31. Continue approximately 8 miles to 4th Street in Greeley. Turn right (west) on 4th Street, approximately 1.2 miles. Office is on north side of 4th Street, approximately 200 yards from intersection.imately 200 yards from intersection.