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Welcome! Parish of the Maples includes three historic and lively Presbyterian churches in Highland County, Virginia. The three, Pisgah, Beulah and Monterey Presbyterian, have been accommodating our congregations of western Highland since 1831.

We hope you will join us in worship, and enjoy this website when you are unable to attend. Please check the Calendar of Events page often, as well as your individual church’s newsletter page (hover over your church’s name in the toolbar), for updates.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015 – A Special Message from Pastor Melissa:

Whether we want to acknowledge it or not, yesterday’s act of raw violence left 3 families in shock and total grief. We cannot condone the actions of the man who shot and killed.

We do need to pray for his family who are just as shocked as we are. We do need to tell them in some way that we are just as sorry as they are that this has happened. The shooter’s family is often a silent victim both of the actions of that family member, and of community members who are angry and scared and want to feel better.

Let us not be part of that – Let us instead pray for all the families who were affected yesterday. There are 3 Mommas and Daddies who have lost their children. They are weeping and need comfort. Let us ask God to comfort them all.
Amen

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THE BIG EVENT is a coming together of all Shenandoah Presbytery congregations.  ALL are welcome!! The Big Event offers worship, music, a mission fair, and workshops to interest adults, youth and children as we celebrate our oneness in Christ.  Please save the date and make plans to attend the 2015 Big Event on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Massanetta Springs Camp & Conference Center, Harrisonburg, VA.  Registration forms are due by September 7.  Attached is a brochure which includes a registration form, list of workshops, schedule and more. 2015 Big Event Brochure

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 Update:  The Parish of the Maples Presbyterian Women’s (PW) group is honored to be invited to field test the 2017-2018 PW/Horizons Bible Study on Hebrews. This is a special opportunity to provide input and help influence the curriculum for this study before it is printed and distributed to PW groups in 2017. The field test will begin this September 24, 2015, and will be led by the Reverend Bill Cox. There will be an “organizational” meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2015, at 4:30 pm at Beulah PC. If you are interested, please be present at this meeting. If you are interested in being part of this task or have questions about what is involved, see details on our “PW” page.

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PRAYER, INC. Incorporating the Power of Prayer Into Our Lives:  The Shenandoah Presbytery Middle School Rally for 6th, 7th, & 8th graders and Adult Leaders will be held Sunday, September 27, 2015, 10:30 am—3:30 pm (arrive before 10:15) at Camp Massanetta at Massanetta Springs. Cost: $14 per person (includes lunch).

Complete and mail the registration below by SEPTEMBER 21:    Prayer Inc Middler Flyer

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