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The latest issue of the Justice & Peace Close-Up highlights the multifaceted work of Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA). In recent months, staff and volunteers have walked alongside communities struck by natural and human-made tragedy, as well as advocating for the rights of immigrants and refugees. This fall, PDA is also celebrating several milestones for its award-winning documentary film outlet, Story Ministry, showing the power of story to raise awareness and spark discussion and action.

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Here are the latest offerings from the Center for Lifelong Learning. Please share with your pastors, leaders, congregations or peers.
The Center for Lifelong Learning provides church leaders with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our peer-learning courses and programs equip church professionals and lay people to be forerunners in discipleship.

youth.png    Big Ideas in Youth Ministry: Fearless Dialogues

November 6-8, 2019

Looking for a conference where you can explore the hard questions in youth ministry, learn how to foster fearless dialogues and connect with colleagues engaged in this challenging, rewarding work? Then Fearless Dialogues may be for you!   To learn more and to register for this event, click here.

To see everything available please click here.

EXPLORING THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW - For all Presbyterian Elders

Opening the door, with the Rev. Allen Presby - on Saturday, Nov. 9th 1:00 - 3:30

at Sky Lake Conference Center, Windsor, NY.  Cost:  $15.00 --- BUT - YOU NEED TO SIGN UP IN ADVANCE.   HERE'S HOW: fill out the registration form.  Or email Barbara Renton:  therentons1(at)gmail.com  

call Barbara Renton:  607-967-4819 BUT speak quickly when I pick up or I will hang up thinking that it is a robocall (It's a wicked world.)  

DEADLINE FOR SIGNUPS: November 1, 2019

You can pay at Sky Lake (check or exact cash, please; see Registration Form)

IMPORTANT!!  Bring your Bible –  And your questions.

Come to the Table!

Come to the Table 2019 is approaching! We are happy to be returning to the Stony Point Center for what will be a powerful time of gathering, praying, sharing, learning and worshiping. This year, we’ll consider the moment in which we are living, remembering that each generation is born for their time with all of its challenges and possibilities.For Such a Time as This: Crisis, Change, Opportunity (https://www.synodne.org/cttt) is the theme that will frame our time together—considering the ways in which each person’s perspective brings an interpretation to a particular circumstance and shapes each community’s response.

Registration is open! (https://www.synodne.org/cttt-registration-2019)
Stony Point Center (http://stonypointcenter.org/)
17 Cricketown Road
Stony Point, NY 10980
November 8 & 9, 2019
View Schedule (https://www.synodne.org/cttt-schedule-2019)
MORE INFO (https://www.synodne.org/cttt)


2019 Standard Mileage Rates

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 58 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3.5 cents from the rate for 2018,
  • 20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, up 2 cents from the rate for 2018, and
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.


Mailing and phone number for the Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley

The presbytery office mailing address is:

PO Box 87
Nineveh, NY 13813.




For financial matters, contact our bookkeeper, Paula Lamberson at

Paula Lamberson --PSV
5811 Heritage Landing Drive, 2nd Floor
East Syracuse NY 13057

(315) 307-2024



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