Presbytery gathers in Saratoga

State organization to meet, hold discussions on stewardship

 

Courtesy Pam Myers

The First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Third and Bridge Streets.

The First Presbyterian Church of Saratoga expects between 70 and 80 delegates to attend the Presbytery of Wyoming's winter meeting this weekend, Feb. 9-11, at the church on the corner of Third and Bridge streets near downtown Saratoga.

Special committee meetings will be held Thursday.

Friday, the general session will open with a short worship service at 8:30 a.m. Following worship, delegates will spend the rest of the day in a series of workshops on the topic of "Stewardship," concluding with a communion service at 7 p.m.

Saturday's meeting will begin with another short worship service at 8:30 a.m., followed by addressing business issues for the Presbytery. Adjournment is scheduled for noon.

Volunteers from Saratoga, Encampment and Rawlins Presbyterian churches will greet and feed delegates attending the gathering.

According to its website, the Presbytery of Wyoming is the regional governing jurisdiction of the Presbyterian Church (USA) for 28 churches spread over 97,000 square miles of beautiful landscapes and horizons in the Cowboy state. The website continues, "We are more than 'church as usual'. We are partners committed to making Christ known by caring, connecting, and challenging one another."


Delegates from across Wyoming will gather this weekend at the Presbyterian Church of Saratoga for the state-wide Presbytery meeting.

 

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