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Souls Ajar: An Emily Dickinson Festival

Strobilus Arts presents Souls Ajar:  An Emily Dickinson Festival on Saturday, September 15, from 3:00 to 8:30 p.m.  All are welcome to this special series of linked events – music, poetry, visual art, food) that explore and celebrate the poetry of Emily Dickinson.  The…

Games for all ages!

    Join us this Sunday, July 29 from 4:00-5:30 PM for a fun, all-ages game afternoon!   For this gathering we’ll be playing white elephant bingo.  The way the game works is that each person brings a wrapped “white elephant” gift to the game.  This…

Reclaiming Jesus

At its meeting on Monday, July 16, 2018, the Session adopted the six foundational tenets of the Reclaiming Jesus Confession.  This statement was developed by a multiracial group of church leaders with representation from evangelical, mainline Protestant, African-American, and Catholic churches, and was released…

Strobilus Arts Fall Visual Art Show

Strobilus Arts and Chapel in the Pines are excited to announce the Fall Visual Art Show, to be held September 15-16!   This show is intended to showcase the creative talents of members and friends of the congregation, but in the past we have welcomed…

Mission Co-worker Leslie Vogel to Visit

Leslie Vogel will visit with us at Chapel in the Pines on August 1st. SAVE THE DATE! Learn more about the work Leslie does by viewing this short video. More details about August 1 to follow. Leslie Vogel from Presbyterian Mission Agency on Vimeo.

Salem Presbytery to Install Andrew Taylor-Troutman

Salem Presbytery will officially install The Reverend Andrew Taylor-Troutman as Pastor of Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church at a service on worship on Sunday, July 8, at 4:00 p.m.  Commissioned Lay Pastor and a member of the original Steering Committee that helped give…

Great Ridge Parkway Paving

Good news – preparation for paving Great Ridge Parkway (GRP) has begun!  For the next several weeks, you may expect possible delays getting to the church during week days.  There may be a 10-15 minute wait for heavy machinery to move so your car…

2018 Music and Worship Conference at Montreat

Twenty-one people from Chapel in the Pines attended the Montreat Music and Worship Conference June 17-22.  There were services of worship, classes and concerts, shared meals and hiking, rock hopping and enjoying the beauty of creation in the special village of Montreat, NC.  Our…

223 General Assembly Meets June 16-23

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) meets biennially in even-numbered years. It consists of commissioners elected by each of its 173 presbyteries. The GA is full of activities: business sessions, committee meetings, an exhibit hall, daily worship services, and mission tours sponsored…

June 15, 2018 E-mail vote

Present: Barbara Amago, Karen Atkins, Stan Campbell, Pat Chappell, Paul Harrell, Paul Isom, John McDowell, Terry Rudolph Session was asked to vote via email on the following motion from Personnel. Change the pay scale for Substitute Choir Director (Sunday only) to $125/service and add…