Presbytery of Utica

Christian Education resources

Babette’s Feast Dinesen, Gabriel video
Bennett-stories of humor,grace & hope Gamble, Eugenia  
Bookmarks, Bible Exploration for Older Youth Vol.1 Son, J.Thomas Curriculum
Bookmarks, Bible Exploration for Older Youth Vol.2 Hasenauer Curriculum
Faith Findings PYC Yeager, Gina  
Finding God in the Lord of the Rings Bruner, Kurt; Ware, Jim  
Forming Ministries with Families Miller, Martha H.  
Push It United Church Press Curriculum
Servants of the mist Brewer, Gary  
The chronicles of Narnai- Prince Caspian & Voyage Lewis, C.S. video
The chronicles of Narnia – The silver chair Lewis, C.S video
The chronicles of Narnia -The lion,the witch & th Lewis, C.S. video
The secret garden Burnett, Frances video
The Storm Buechner, Fred  
The visitor Tolstoy video
Tobee & the amazing bird choir Canterbury, Chloe  
Visual Parables McNulty, Edward  
Young Adult Ministry Digital Resources PCUSA CD
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Presbytery of Utica

Agency and Representative Contacts

Auburn Seminary Board
Steve Keyser
H: 315-823-2236
37 Ford Lane, Little Falls, NY 13365
skeyser@twcny.rr.com

Presbyterian Church (USA) Board of Pensions
Liaison for Presbytery of Utica:
Rev. Dennis Dewey
O: 315-853-2933
PO Box 33, Clinton, NY 13323 H: 315-797-1163
dendew@aol.com

Member Advocate:
Allison Seed
O: 800-773-7752
2000 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3298
aseed@pensions.org

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
O: 215-627-1852
refdesk@history.pcusa.org

2014 General Assembly (GA) Commissioners: (TBA)

Teaching Elder:

Ruling Elder:

Young Adult Advisory Delegate:

Synod of the Northeast, Commissioners and Partnership Group Representatives (PPG)

Rev. Dr. Patricia Schick, (Utica, First) (2014)
O: 315-732-5111
revschick@verizon.net

Barbara Epley Shuck, ALP (Utica, First) (2014)
H: 315-736-3825
eeshuck@roadrunner.com

George Whitton, (Utica-Westminster) (2014)
H: 315-853-6902
gwhitton4952@gmail.com

Edward Ratazzi (Westernville, First) (2015)
H: 315- 336-4181
edshome41@yahoo.com

Rev. Dr. John Wilde (Utica, First) (2015)
H: 315-736-5624
abundancetrek@yahoo.com

Synod of the Northeast Council Representative

Rev. Victor McKusick
90 Morgan Street, Ilion, NY 13357
O: 315-894-2070 H: 315-866-4101
vicmck@mindspring.com

Synod of the Northeast – Presbyterian Women Moderator

Charlotte Hasselbarth
H: 518-356-0637
417 Ridgehill Road, Schenectady, NY 12303
chasselbarth@hotmail.com

Presbytery of Utica – Presbyterian Women Representative

Patricia Parker
H: 315-376-2448
7487 Crystal Lake Drive, Lowville, NY 13367
jdqpark@northnet.org

Seminary Support Network Representatives

Synod of the Northeast Representative
Elizabeth McDowell
H: 315-827-4860 or H: 315-369-2388
liz7@twcny.rr.com   fernhill83@frontiernet.net

Presbytery of Utica Representative
Rev. Lawrence H. Bartel
O: 315-369-3475, H: 315-369-2010
niccolls@frontiernet.net

Presbytery of Utica Representative
Rev. John Wilde
H: 315-736-5624
abundancetrek@yahoo.com

Presbyterian Church (USA) Foundation:
200 East Twelfth St., Jeffersonville, IN 47130
O: 800-858-6127 or 812-288-8841

Presbytery Insurance Representative
Crowley Insurance Agency, Inc.
John Crowley
202 North Center Street
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone: 315-437-2983 Fax: 315-437-0063

Guide One Insurance Company
1111 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265-3538
O: 800-247-4176 Claims: 888-748-4326

Vanderkamp Center
James Davis, Director
337 Martin Road, Cleveland, NY 13046
O: 315-675-3651 Fax: 315-675-8802
vkcenter@vk.org
vk.org

Presbyterian Homes and Services
4290-4300 Middle Settlement Road (Main Office)
New Hartford, NY 13413
315-797-7500

Michael K. Sweeney, CEO
sweeney@prebyterianhome.com
O: 315-724-4959

Anthony Joseph, Administrator
ajoseph@presbyterianhome.com
O: 315-272-2201

Rev. Tom Lorenz, Chaplain
tlorenz@presbyterianhome.com
O: 315-272-2214

Presbyterian Residential Community
315-724-9300

Elder Spa/Wellness Center
315-724-9300

The Meadows
315-724-9300

Preswick Glen
315-734-9586

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Mission Giving 2013

Mission Giving (Unified/Designated/Special Offerings) supports budget provisions for Presbytery Staff and Mission Funding.

Unified (General) Giving will be distributed according to the following percentages, unless otherwise noted:

General Assembly 20%
Synod of the Northeast 20%
Presbytery of Utica 60%

Designated Giving and Special Offerings will support those projects/programs of the General Assembly, Synod of the Northeast and Presbytery of Utica identified by congregations.

Treasurers of congregations are encouraged to transmit Mission Giving monthly to the Presbytery. Presbytery transmits Mission Giving to the general Assembly and Synod offices, as it is received.

PER CAPITA 2013

Per Capita supports budget provisions for Presbytery Office, Operations and Presbytery Council and Committees.

The Presbytery of Utica’s pastors and elder commissioners voted to establish the 2013 Per Capita as $36.50 per member.

The membership is based on the 2011 Statistical Report of the Office of the General Assembly. You provided this information in early 2012. For 2013, each governing body determined the following Per Capita amounts:

General Assembly $6.87/member
Synod of the Northeast $3.90/member
Presbytery of Utica $25.73/member
TOTAL: $36.50/member

Treasurers of congregations may transmit Per Capita monthly or quarterly to the Presbytery. The Presbytery is obligated to transmit Per Capita to the General Assembly and Synod on a quarterly basis.

(Note: This information is subject to change January 2014)

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Micah Committee

Chair: Rev. Betsy Jay

Class of 2014
Betsy Allen
H: 865-8082     C: 723-1740
PO Box 19, Holland Patent, NY 13354
betsy8082@aol.com

Robert Betler
H: 737-5716
2946 Oneida Street, PO Box 491, Sauquoit, NY 13456
(no email available)

Scott Leonard
H: 737-7671
3387 State Route 12, Clinton, NY 13323
srleonard@roadrunner.com

Class of 2015
Rev. Dr. Mark Ioset
O: 858-1553    H: 858-7001
PO Box 896, Richfield Springs, NY 13439
revverdoc@aol.com

Michael Lee
H: 357-5156
PO Box 142, Inlet, NY 13360
ltmitch3rdny@aol.com

Rev. Nicholas Preuninger
H: 527-5454
316 Edwards Drive, Fayetteville, NY 13066
npreuninger@hotmail.com

Class of 2016
Rev. Betsy Jay, (Chair)
H: 607-547-5753
5 Walnut Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
betsy.jay@bassett.org

Edward Ratazzi
H: 336-4181
205 West Sycamore Street, Rome, NY 13440
edshome41@yahoo.com

Ex-Officio
George Whitton (Stated Clerk)
H: 853-6902    C: 725-4952
6795 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323
gwhitton4952@gmail.com

(06-13)

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Committee for Equipping, Empowering Congregations

Chair: Jay G. Williams, III, CLP

Class of 2014
Deborah Seelman
H: 329-3403
4047 Dade’s Thruway, Foresport, NY 13338
debseel@aol.com

Jay G. Williams, III, CLP (Co-Chair)
H: 853-4217
3843 Fountain Street, Clinton, NY 13323
jgwilliams3@msn.com

Class of 2015
Kathleen Gargas
H: 831-3132
10211 Old State Route 12, Remsen, NY 13438
kjgargus@frontiernet.net

Diane Hausserman
H: 942-2295
3242 Hayes Road West, Boonville, NY 13309
diane.hausserman@uticanational.com

Karen Mihan
H: 607-547-5815
344 Ottaway Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
kpemihan@gmail.com

Margaret Ward, CLP
C: 480-4174
6549 Rock Road, Verona, NY 13478
gmapeg48@yahoo.com

Class of 2016
Rev. Dr. Janet Hoover
C: 723-9400
3 Brantwood Road, Utica, NY 13501
purplmstry@aol.com

Ex-Officio
George Whitton (Stated Clerk)
H: 853-6902   C: 725-4952
6795 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323
gwhitton4952@gmail.com

(06-13)

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Lay Academy (of: Committee on Preparation for Ministry and Committee on Ministry)

Co-Deans: Rev. Lawrence Bartel and Rev. Naomi KellyRev. Lawrence H. Bartel (Co-Dean)
O: 369-3475 H: 369-2010
PO Box 605, Old Forge, NY 13420
lhbartel@frontiernet.net

Rev. Naomi Kelly (Co-Dean)
O: 348-8119 H: 369-6614
PO Box 326, Lyons Falls, NY 13368
naomikelly58@gmail.com

Rev. Dr. Robert Umidi
O: 732-6518 H: 794-6518
714 Washington Street, Utica, NY 13502
robertgumidii@gmail.com

Jay Williams, III, CLP
O: 843-4053 H: 853-4217
3843 Fountain Street, Clinton, NY 13323
jgwilliams3@msn.com

Roger S. Williams, CLP
O: 768-7502 H: 768-7115
4 Fairlane Drive, Whitesboro, NY 13492
graigwen@roadrunner.com

Ex-Officio

George Whitton, Stated Clerk
H: 853-6902 C: 725-4952
6795 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323
gwhitton4952@gmail.com

(06-13)

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Committee on Preparation for the Ministry

Chair: Rev. Elsie Armstrong Rhodes

Class of 2014

Diane French
H: 607-264-8263
3212 County Highway 31, Cherry Valley, NY 13320

Rev. Elsie Armstrong Rhodes (Chair)
O: 607-547-8401 H: 607-547-4429
25 Church Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
elsiearhodes@gmail.com

Rev. Judith Westerhoff
O: 724-8604 H: 853-6272
33 Mulberry Street, Clinton, NY 13323
jawesterhoff@gmail.com

Class of 2016

Rev. Lawrence H. Bartel
O: 369-3475 H: 369-2010
PO Box 605, Old Forge, NY 13420
lhbartel@frontiernet.net

Donna Pulver
H: 866-5208 C: 985-5890
105 Protection Avenue, Herkimer, NY 13350
willard1944@verizon.net

Roger S. Williams, CLP
O: 768-7502 H: 768-7115
4 Fairlane Drive, Whitesboro, NY 13492
graigwen@roadrunner.com

Ex-Officio

George Whitton, Stated Clerk
H: 853-6902 C: 725-4952 Camp: 369-2527
6795 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323
gwhitton4952@gmail.com

(06-13)

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