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  • Daily Lectionary Readings for April 20, 2014
    Morning Psalm 93 1   The LORD is king, he is robed in majesty;           the LORD is robed, he is girded with strength.      He has established the world; it shall never be moved; 2        your throne is established from of old;           you are from everlasting. 3   The floods have lifted up, O LORD,           the floods have lifted up their voice;         […]

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Next Presbytery Meeting May 10, 2014

The next Presbytery meeting will be held May 10, 2014 at Lake Presbyterian Church in Osage Beach, MO.


Dates of 2014 Presbytery Meetings

Date                                                            Location

February 4, 2014                             First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, MO

 May 10, 2014                                       Lake Presbyterian Church, Osage Beach, MO

August 23, 2014                                Covenant Point Camp, Holts Summit, MO

 November 6, 2014                          Broadway Presbyterian Church, Sedalia, MO


Churches of Missouri Union Presbytery

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Two Young Adult Volunteers from MUP

Two churches in Missouri Union Presbytery are definitely doing something right! Both Trinity Presbyterian Church in Columbia and First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City have members who are participating in the YAV or Young Adult Volunteer Program. YAVS typically have a year long experience for persons aged 18-30 to participate in direct service and service learning, working with local ministries and agencies. While doing so, they live simply and engage in an intentional Christian community and grow in personal discipleship. 

Daniel Edmonds, from Trinity PC will begin serving in Atlanta, Georgia. Daniel will put his faith into practice through living in community, exploring urban issues, developing a contemplative life and serving the city of Atlanta. He will work in agencies near downtown Atlanta that seek to impact and advocate for positive change in the city.
Laura Robinette will be serving in Hollywood, CA in the neighborhood ministry program out of La Casa de la Comunidad. This site seeks young adults to serve and learn with the people of Hollywood, to engage in intentional Christian community and personal discipleship, to work with local ministries and agencies and to explore urban, multicultural ministry as a vocation and calling.

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Local Missouri Union Presbyterian Churches donate over $300,000 to mission projects!

According to the results of the Inventory of Missional Giving for 2010, churches in Missouri Union Presbytery gave over $300,000 to 181 different entities including various food pantries, children’s services, benevolence funds and community projects.  That’s almost $40 for every Presbyterian on the rolls in Missouri Union Presbytery!
But that’s not all, we also looked at volunteer service hours donated by members in the name of the church.  Presbyterians donated over 15,000 hours of service organizations and projects in the community.  That is like having 7 people working full-time 40-hour a week jobs doing mission work in Missouri Union Presbytery all year long!  That’s A LOT OF LABOR.  But it’s not just a labor…it’s a labor of LOVE.  It’s a labor for the LOVE of CHRIST.  When you look at the BIG Picture …there is an army of Presbyterians building the kingdom of GOD in Missouri Union Presbytery!    

  Click here to see where the money went! (88.5 KiB, 757 hits)