Men’s Covenant Group

All men are invited and encouraged to be a part of the Men’s Covenant Group.  Starting in September, we will meet again at 7:00 pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month in the upper Tower Room of the church (off the balcony). These gatherings provide a place address the challenges of the

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POLO: Parents of Little Ones

POLO is a fellowship group specifically for the parents of children 6 and under. Being a “Parent Of Little Ones” can be an especially difficult and isolating time, hard on relationships and even harder on our spirits. For this reason, POLO exists to connect parents to one another and give us time for ourselves to

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AEDs On-Site at SCPC

SCPC recently purchased and mounted two AEDs – Automated External Defibrillators in our building.  One is located just outside the sanctuary in the hallway on the way to the office, the other is in the lower hallway near the Social Hall.   Take note of their locations.  Even if you are not trained in their use,

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Michael Ozaki ~ Associate Pastor for Youth & Mission

A Congregational Meeting was held on Sunday, September 20 for the purpose of voting on the terms of call for Michael Ozaki as Associate Pastor for Youth and Mission. Michael Ozaki earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Eastern University in 2010, his Master’s of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2014, and in early July completed

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College Ministry at SCPC

A new year of ministry with Westminster Presbyterian Fellowship (WPF) is underway and ALL of us are part of it.  WPF is the college-age ministry of State College Presbyterian Church.  This ministry is also a recognized religious student organization at Penn State, and maintains some space in the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. WPF is any and all of the

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SCPC Certified as PCUSA Earth Care Congregation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEState College Presbyterian Church is Certified as a national PCUSA Earth Care Congregation  [State College, PA] –State College Presbyterian Church was certified as an Earth Care Congregation by Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Environmental Ministries through February 2016.  This honor speaks to the great commitment that State College Presbyterian Church has to caring for God’s

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Safeguarding Our Children News

The Education Ministry Unit is aware of new state and federal laws that will affect organizations, such as ours, that have children and youth programs. We are going to be working on how best to handle and communicate these with our congregation over the next few months.  In the meantime, we wanted to get word

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Leading as Liturgist

The word “liturgy” comes from the Greek meaning “work of the people”. That is why we have liturgists each worship service, people from the congregation helping the pastors lead the congregation in worship.  At SCPC, the liturgist leads the congregation in a scripture reading and two prayers.   Our Liturgist Coordinators are Ken Manno (9:00 am service) and Diana Malcom (11:15 am service).  We need

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Service with a Smile ~ Seeking Greeters

“A smile is the shortest distance between two people”Victor Borge We’re seeking members of all ages to share their smiles and welcome as greeters before Sunday worship. Please join in this act of hospitality. Greeters serve for 30 minutes before a service at the Fraser Street and Parking Lot doors. Signups for Spring and Summer

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Handicapped Parking Space Reminder

Friendly Reminder ~ We have limited handicapped parking and we have many in our congregation who need the handicapped parking spaces to be available when they come for church activities.  Please DO NOT park in the handicapped spaces if you do not need to, AND, you need a handicapped tag for your car in order

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