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2015-09B - Music, Health, Mission & More (Sep 2015)
Events from the Presbytery and more Come, let’s sing out loud to the Lord! Let’s raise a joyful shout to the rock of our salvation! ~Psalm 95:1 (CEB) Switchfoot's Jon Foreman Plays Roswell (from The Liberty) Christian singer Jon Foreman will play a solo acoustic show at The Liberty in Roswell on Friday, September 25. Foreman started his music career heading the multi-platinum Grammy-winning Christian group Switchfoot. This would be a great event for youthgro

2015-09A - Prayer and Share (Sep 2015)
When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words.” ~Matthew 6:7 Quantity and Quality in Verbal Prayer (from Rev. Dr. Steve Voris, FPC Carlsbad) Verbal prayer is simply praying using words. There are other meditative and enacted forms of prayer in which words are unnecessary. But, in verbal prayer, the meaning is in the words. And, as Jesus pointed out to his disciples, it is not the quant

2015-08 04 -NEXT call for workshops + regional retreats (Aug 2015)
Call for workshops @ NEXTChurch and info on regional workshops But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ, and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him. ~2 Corinthians 14 (NIV) What's NEXT for the Church? (from NEXT Church) Faith at the Crossroads [At the National Gathering in Atlanta,] We will ask: How do we navigate the choices before us in faith-filled, Christ-honoring ways? What’s at stake in the

2015-08 03 - Education and Mission (Aug 2015)
If any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask God,who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given to them. ~James 1:5 How Do You Mission? If your congregation is struggling to understand mission in the 21st century, you're not alone! In the Summer Mission Crossroads publication from the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Rev. Dr. Marsha Snulligan Haney describes two key concepts of missiology today: Glocal and Story-linking. The concept of Glocal mission mea

2015-08 02 - Info (Aug 2015)
"Give instruction to a wise person, and they will be still wiser; teach a righteous person, and they will increase in learning" ~Proverbs 9:9 10 Things Ruling Elders Should Know How do you do elder training in your congregation? If you like to spread educational material through the year - or simply find it useful to see what others are saying - check out this article by Dubuque's Alyson Janke in the Presbyterian Outlook! 1st Pres Ruidoso celebrates 67 years!

2015-Aug-01 - Fanfare (Aug 2015)
The Presbytery has a new e-newsletter with events and new staff! "Praise God with the sound of Trumpets! Praise God with Harp and Lyre!" ~Psalm 150:3 Cue the Trumpets! The Presbytery of Sierra Blanca now has a newsletter! As the Presbytery is made up of the churches, this newsletter is really for all of us together. Do you have events coming up at your church? Has something amazing happened in your congregation? Let us know, and we'll publish it right here. The mor




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