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East Community Lunch Gatherings

Join a lunch group for Collegial Fellowship

In the East Community of Presbytery these lunch groups gather for fellowship, sharing of news and concerns, and prayer. All Presbyterian pastors, CREs, Non-Presbyterian Pastors supplying Presbyterian Churches and Educators are invited.  (Holidays and Summer may cause changes in the schedule. )

Please contact NancyGladden@presbycc.org to confirm time and location as needed.

Brunswick County Pastor Lunch
  • Meets 1st Monday of each quarter, noon.
  • Bag lunch.
  • Meeting place rotates among Brunswick County Presbyterian churches.
SE Region Pastor Lunch
  •  Meets 1st Tuesday of the month, noon,
  • at First Presbyterian, Wilmington.
  • Bag lunch.
NE Region Pastor Lunch
  • Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month, noon,
  • usually at home of Rev. David Vanderbilt, 301 Doris Ave., Jacksonville, NC.
  • Lunch provided, bring a donation for the basket.
Duplin County Pastor Lunch
  • Meets 3rd Tuesday of each quarter, noon,
  • Warsaw Presbyterian Church, 202 East Hill Street, Warsaw NC 28398
  • Bag lunch
Duplin Co. Clergywomen Lunch
  • Usually every couple of months, 11:45am, at The Bistro restaurant in Rose Hill.   No set schedule.
  • In summer the group travels to The Oceanic restaurant in Wrightsville Beach.
  • Contact Nancy Gladden to be on the direct invitation list


Lunch groups happen throughout the presbytery, other times and locations are found under “Latest News” in the “Community News” for Central and West.

Thank you for being a friend among your colleagues in ministry!