MVP Mission Center 109 Stonecreek Rd NW New Philadelphia, OH 44663
855-603-0604
mvpjourney@gmail.com

Upcoming Events and Registration

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ATTENTION ALL MVP
CLERKS OF SESSION

The 2018 on-line PC(USA)
CHURCH STATISTICS REPORTING
is now open!!!
(Closes February 14th, 2019)

Click the button below!!!

PC(USA) CHURCH STATISTICS REPORTING

Please log-in to the PCUSA Church Stats
website to report your Church’s 2018 Statistics.

Even if you have no changes, you still need to log-on to the website and go through each page and complete the program so PC(USA) knows you have no changes.

If you have any questions or need help in any way, please contact the Mission Center office.

If you are unable to get on-line to report your
stats, please let us know, and we will be
happy to enter them for you!

mvpjourney@gmail.com or call 855-603-0604 ext 0

February 9, 2019
Stated Meeting of
Muskingum Valley
Presbytery

@
Alliance First United Presbyterian Church
265 W. Beech, Alliance, OH.

10am to 3pm

Contenders: Being Shepherd Strong

Register for this event
There is no cost to attend but
registration is required

Registrations and Child Care Requests are due
no later than Feb. 5th!

Free-will donations are accepted to
help cover the cost of lunch
Business Meeting Materials

(materials are posted as they become available)

Appendix 1:  Docket, Consent Agenda, Action Items
Appendix 2:  Minutes from Dec. 8, 2018 MVP Stated Meeting
Appendix 3:  Approved Minutes from MVP Committees:
       Council (Nov, Dec)
       Parish Elders (Aug, Nov)
       Calling Commission (Oct)
Appendix 4:  PILP Q4 2018 (Presbyterian Investment & Loan
                       Program) 
Appendix 5:  MVP Financial Report
Appendix 6:  Proposed amendments to the Book of Order as
                       recommended by General Assembly
Appendix 7:  Order of Worship

More Upcoming Events

Presbyterian
Youth
Triennium

“Here’s my heart”
– our young people are saying to us, to the church, to the world! “Here’s my heart!” God says right back to us.

Presbyterian Youth Triennium is a gathering for high school age youth from the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church that occurs every three years. The 2019 event is July 16-20, 2019 at Purdue University. The theme for the 2019 event is
“Here’s My Heart”.

July 16-20, 2019 
Purdue University
Watch videos from the 2016 PYT on our YouTube ChannelRegistration is not yet available

Previous Events

Dec. 8th, 2018 Stated Meeting of MVP

“The Basics – Returning to Reformation”

was held at
Westminster Presbyterian Church
353 E. Pine St., Wooster, OH.

FAMILY DAY

with Wings for Life International
(wingsforlifeinternational.org)

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Southeastern Correctional Center
Lancaster, OH.
&
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
Noble Correctional Institution
Caldwell, OH.

Deadline for completion of the Clerk’s Annual Questionnaire was Nov. 15th, 2018

2018 FALL DAY RETREAT – Oct. 4, 2018

DISCOVERING THE FOUNTAIN WITHIN

with facilitator Kathleen Walkerow
by MVP RMMG @
Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp
Perrysville, OH

Fall Day Retreat Flyer

HEALTHY CONGREGATIONS LEADERSHIP GATHERING

October 2, 2018

Exploring the Impact of Leadership that Sustains Health in Ministry, Recognizes God’s Presence in Holy Listening, and Responds with Encouragement and Prayer for One Another

ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION
of JOSEPH SVANCARA

held Sunday, September 16th, 2018 @ the New Philadelphia First Presbyterian Church

PLANTING CHURCHES
AFTER CHRISTENDOM
WITH DR. HANY RIZKALLA

SEPT. 9, 2018 @ Unity PC, Cambridge, OH
SEPT. 10, 2018 @ Linden Road PC, Mansfield, OH
SEPT. 11, 2018 @ Ashland First PC, Ashland, OH
SEPT. 12, 2018 @ Trinity United PC, Zanesville, OH with guests from Miami Valley Presbytery and Cincinnati Presbytery
SEPT. 13, 2018 @ Pioneer PC, Belpre, OH

September Stated Meeting of MVP

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018
10am to 3pm
@ Muskingum University,
New Concord, OH.

Muskingum University Campus Map

We hosted Dr. Hany Rizkalla from Egypt who has planted over 250 churches along the Nile River. He taught us how he has developed congregations in a non-Christian setting. He also visited churches the following week with lessons on PLANTING CHURCHES AFTER CHRISTENDOM
We also wecomed Rev. Ayana Teter from the BOP of the PC(USA) who brought us updates on new BOP initiatives

Ordination and Installation of J. Caleb McClure

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Cambridge First Presbyterian Church
725 Steubenville Ave., Cambridge, OH

Read about J. Caleb McClure’s Ordination & Installation Service

Building Healthy Reenteries

Saturday June 9, 2018

Ohio has one of the largest prison systems in the nation and 96% of our incarcerated citizens will return to society. If we want healthy communities we need to care for this population in a way that builds healthy relationships and employment.
On June 9th, 2018 we gathered at the Zanesville Convention Center.
The day was be lead by:
Anne Edenfield Sweet – Wings for Life International
Warden Timothy Buchanan – Noble Correctional Institute
Scott Bell – The Compass Center
Dr. Dale Hartz – Better Future Facilitators