Northeast Wee Kirk

2018 Conference

October 8-10, 2018
Laurelville Mennonite Church Center, Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania

Plenary Speakers:

RimmerJ Jordan Rimmer

Jordan is a PCUSA pastor in New Castle, PA with a D.Min. in Futuring under Leonard Sweet.

“The Story Pastor”
Story is the language of our Bible and faith.  Culture is speaking our language, but we aren’t.  We need to consider story as a lens for ministry.



James Bibza James Bibza

James is Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College.

“Why we believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God”
This message will show that there is solid evidence for believing in the inspiration of the Scriptures.



Image result for lisa hickman Lisa Hickman

Lisa is a PCUSA pastor, PHD candidate at Duquesne University, and is the Author of “Writing in the Margins” and “26 Ways to Pray the Alphabet”.

“Rust Belt Gospel”
Utilizing J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy” we will explore moving from lament for the dead to faithful testimony of our rusty resurrection hope.



Worship Team:

  • Helen Kester – Communion Preacher
  • Jane Bartholomew – Music Coordinator/Pianist
  • Matthew Camlin – Song Leadership


REGISTER for the 2018 Conference!


Panel 1


The Northeast Pennsylvania region covers the lower Northeast states including Pennsylvania, Upstate New York, West Virginia, and Maryland.  Established in 1991, the Northeast Pennsylvania Conference meets over three days in October.  Community and radical hospitality are hallmarks of this conference, as well as an outstanding bookstore provided by Hearts and Minds Bookstore.

Panel 3


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