Join Youth Council! If you are a young person in grades 9-12 (or if you know one) and you have an interest in youth and church leadership, we need you! It’s that time of year again when we are taking applications for the Presbytery Youth Council. The Presbytery of Coastal Carolina Youth Council is a … Continue reading Presbytery Youth Council Needs You!
We are thrilled to open registration for our Fall Senior High Retreat, November 19-20, 2016. We will be enjoying some Sabbath time at Camp Kirkwood and sharing some group time with Rev. Whitney Fauntleroy from Chestnut Street Presbyterian in Wilmington, NC. We do have an option for groups to arrive on Friday night if it … Continue reading 2016 Fall Senior High Retreat
Overview of The Presbyterian Women of Presbytery CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS 2016-2017: In all the below listings, MODERATOR mailings are to be sent to: Moderator Priscilla Brower, 306 Brower Road, Cameron, NC 28326; TREASURER mailings are to be sent to: Galatia Presbyterian Church, Attn: Debbie Dawson, PWCC Treasurer, 8800 Galatia Church Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304, email@example.com*. Other … Continue reading Presbyterian Women of Coastal Carolina
We are thrilled to announce the opening of registration for the 2016 Presbyterian Youth Triennium. We are registering a bit late because we were not sure we would be able to financially afford this trip. However, many of our young people continue to point to experiences like this, and Triennium specifically, as crucial moments in their … Continue reading Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2016
Please join us for this year’s Middle School Spring Retreat, March 12-13, 2016 at Camp Kirkwood. Our theme for the retreat is Fear Not! Our Middle School Youth may seem fearless but they have just as many fears as our adults do. We will be exploring our fears and how to manage them. We … Continue reading Middle School Spring Retreat 2016
We are thrilled to open registration for the Senior High Fall Retreat at Camp Kirkwood! We will be exploring the theme of Sabbath. Our young people are pulled in so many different directions ~ do they even know how to find Sabbath time? We have a new Friday evening option, details are in the registration … Continue reading Senior High Fall Retreat Registration Open!
The Committee for Mission and Outreach Congregational awarded these Congregational Mission Grants for 2015. 2015 Grant Recipients for Mission Programs Oak Plain Presbyterian Church for Young Adult Mission Scholarships First Presbyterian Church Dunn, ($900) for Clean Water University Partnership Lillington Presbyterian Church for their Quilting Project. In line with Presbytery’s five year plan to focus … Continue reading 2015 Mission Grant Recipients
Seek and peace pursue it. -Proverbs 34:14 The Mozell Howie 2015 Peacemaking Scholarship for High School Seniors The Peacemaking Subcommittee of Coastal Carolina Presbytery will offer two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors enrolling in college by the fall of 2015. Rules for Scholarship Consideration: The student must be a senior in high school. The … Continue reading Peacemaking Scholarship 2015
Registration is now open for the Middle School Retreat at Camp Kirkwood! The theme for the retreat is the Frozen Chosen. We are focusing on Christians being a people called to action. We are called to worship together in the pews, but we’re also called to get moving and work to bring more of Christ’s presence … Continue reading Middle School Retreat ~ Register Now!
The Presbytery of Coastal Carolina is taking a group of young people (grades 9-12) to the 2015 Montreat Youth Conference, This is our story! We will be attending week 5 of the conference, July 26-Aug 1, 2015. We are housing in Montreat’s lodges very close to the center of the Conference Center. The cost for … Continue reading Montreat Youth Conference 2015
Presbytery Plans for Holy Conversations Around Difficult Topics – the Amendments Pastors, churches, and our Presbytery all face important decisions about how to vote on the General Assembly’s actions regarding same-gender marriage. Before we debate and vote on the proposed amendments, our Presbytery wants to encourage a time of discernment through “holy conversations” – conversations … Continue reading Holy Conversations on the Amendments
This year the staff of Presbytery offered officer training at 5 locations around the Presbytery. Designed for new and returning elders and deacons, this training meets the requirement in the Book of Order that elected officers be trained before their installation. Overall there were 215 participants from approximately 70 churches! Participants could select any of … Continue reading Wide Participation in Officer Training
Our own Rev. Laura Lupton was installed as the Moderator of the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic at the stated meeting on September16, 2014. Like serving as Moderator of a Presbytery, this is a service to the larger church on top of her continuing roll as Mission Coordinator for the West Community of Presbytery. The term … Continue reading Lupton Installed as Synod Moderator
Our annual Fall Retreat for Senior Highs will be November 15-16, 2014 at Camp Kirkwood. The Reverend Lyndsey McCall will be leading the retreat as we explore the gifts we have been given from God and how we are using them. We ask that youth arrive at Camp Kirkwood between 9 and 10 a.m. on … Continue reading Fall Senior High Retreat ~ Register Now!
Our youth council chose the theme “The Kingdom” for the coming year. In previous years our events have been inspired by a number of cultural influences. We have been inspired to find what God can say to us through a variety of works. Some of your older youth might remember events based on everything from … Continue reading Youth Events 2014-2015