On November 20, 2019, the Presbytery of Hudson River transferred the title of the former Stony Point Presbyterian church to the Sweetwater Cultural Center, a newly formed organization dedicated “to promote the education, health and welfare of indigenous or native peoples and to preserve their cultures and ceremonial practices locally, regionally, and around the western […]
Every year since I can remember, my family and I buy a big pumpkin, carve a face in it and toast the pumpkin seeds in the oven (with salt, of course). Years ago, I tried to cook the pulp and use it in baking a pie. Another time, I tried to use the pulp in […]
As we enter this period of discernment for Stony Point Center (SPC), we would like to introduce you to Brian Frick, Associate for Camp and Retreats of the Presbyterian Mission Agency. Brian will be moving to SPC in December to begin the process of discerning a viable path forward for SPC while helping transition the […]
Home improvement projects have been on the rise since COVID began. During our pause at Stony Point Center, we joined in the home improvement frenzy. We used our downtime to finish up some long overdue campus renovations and enhancements. We chose a new paint color palette to signify a deeper connection to nature. We pruned our […]
I created this spinach and brown rice recipe on the fly when my friend Patty gave me some beautiful yellow Dal (lentils).
This is an edited version of the December 2019 full article by Noelle Damico, Hudson River Presbytery. It was upon the communion table where, through God’s Spirit, ordinary means are transformed for extraordinary ends, that on November 20, Hudson River Presbytery transferred the title of the former Stony Point Church and all its property to the […]