Pastors Glenn Sadler, Phil Garner, Grace Basham, Ralph Hawkins, and David Ackerman at the installation of the Rev. Grace Basham as Pastor of the Pymatuning Charge.
Annual Gathering & Meeting Online Registration
St. Paul's Day
"St. Paul's Day" will be held on June 25th on the campus of St. Paul's Continuing Care Community in Greenville PA. We are planning on having a bus leave from the Conference Office in Greensburg, with stops on the way. Activities for youth and adults are being planned. And, on Sunday, June 26th, we are encouraging our churches to celebrate the work of St. Paul's in their worship services. For a letter of invitation and registration forms, please click here. Also, check out these videos, which are so well done and provide a wonderful window into "Life at St. Paul's": at the Ridgewood ; at the Villas ; at the Heritage. We hope to see you on June 25 in Greenville!
California, Here We Come!
The Mama’s and the Papa’s once sang, “California dreamin’ is becoming a reality.” That reality is coming true for Penn West Conference! We’re going to California – Pennsylvania, that is. The 54th Annual Gathering & Meeting of the Penn West Conference is scheduled to be held at California University of Pennsylvania from June 10-11, 2016. Mark your calendars and bring your surfboards! (Actually, leave your surfboards; the waves aren’t very high on the Mon.) Advance materials for the Annual Gathering & Meeting are available on this website here
Ambassadors from the Philippines
We are looking forward to receiving three ambassadors from the United Church of Christ in the Philippines at our Conference Annual Gathering and Meeting June 10-11. Please see our recent newsletter articles for more information on this and to learn how you can support this important effort.
The United Church of Christ
National Youth Event 2016
We are very much looking forward to the United Church of Christ National Youth Event, which will be held July 26-30 at Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. For more information regarding NYE, please contact Valarie Poole, Associate for Youth Ministry, at 724-331-3460.
Our Partners in Faith Formation are pleased to host our Penn West Conference Bookstore. The store is a year-round resource for our congregations and members. It is a continuation and expansion of what our Partners in Faith Formation offer at our Conference Annual Gathering & Meeting.
As an important note to this, for both the Annual Gathering & Meeting bookstore and for the Conference bookstore, we are required to charge sales tax on transactions unless both of the following conditions are met: 1) A sales tax exemption form for the church or non-profit organization is presented AND 2) The transaction is paid with a church check or church credit/debit card. All items sold at the Partners in Faith Formation Bookstore are taxable except clothing items.
We look forward to being of service to you in the future!
"God is Still Speaking"
Welcome to the PWC Website!
Welcome to the Penn West Conference website! On this site, you will find insights, resources, materials, and links that highlight the ministries of the United Church of Christ in the Penn West Conference. We’re glad that you are visiting us!