September-October 2015

During the Sunday 9:30 a.m. Adult Education time, a four-part series “Faithful Journeys: Four Lives from our Christian Past” will be led by Bruce Gordon.

September 27, 2015 – the Early Christian female martyr Perpetua

October 4, 2015 – Augustine of Hippo

October 11, 2015 – Hildegard of Bingen

October 18, 2015 – Martin Luther

Rev. Gerson Annunciacao – September 1, 2015

  1. The number of immigrants in prison continues very unstable. In Boston ICE is holding two units, in Bristol only one, and Plymouth two. In Plymouth beside the Bible Studies among ICE units there is also the Bible Study among Spanish speaking prisoners on trial. The average attendance in August was bigger than July, (60 – 65).
  2. I have talked with some people about to begin a Bible Study group in Fall River. About 12 told me they are interested to be part of this group, including three former inmates and their spouses. One former inmate will come from Worcester, MA. Firstly I thought to start on Summer but soon I realized it was not a good time to start anything.
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August 30, 2015 – South Sudan

Mike McBride gave the Minute for Mission on South Sudan.  Here are informative links on the work our mission co-workers are doing to bring peace to the area.

https://www.pcusa.org/news/2015/8/24/world-mission-works-south-sudanese-partners-build-/

http://www.pcusa.org/news/2015/8/26/presbyterian-mission-co-workers-cautiously-optimis/

https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/missionconnections/smith-mather-shelvis-nancy/