All posts by Laura Lupton

Mission Coordinator for the West Community of Presbytery. Covering these counties: Harnett, Lee, Moore, Hoke, Scotland and one church in Montgomery Co. 70 Churches total.

Clerk of Session Training Videos

At the Equipping the Saints event, Elder Jay Bender reviewed the many honors and responsibilities of serving as a Clerk of Session.  He covers how to take good minutes, what records to keep, how to support and assist the pastor and proper order. This video series reflects the 2013/2015 PCUSA Book of Order. You can … Continue reading Clerk of Session Training Videos

Faithful Saints Luncheons

Presbytery’s FAITHFUL SAINTS LUNCHEONS Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm At Two Locations: First Presbyterian Church 1002 North Chestnut Street Lumberton, NC 28359 St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church 1416 Market St. Wilmington, NC 28401 The nominated Faithful Senior Citizen members of our churches will be recognized at the lunches. Cost – $10 per … Continue reading Faithful Saints Luncheons

Light Out of Darkness by Bill Reinhold

Light Out of Darkness The theme of light runs through the whole Bible like a shining thread that is sometimes dimmed and or even covered up, but never completely put out. From the dawn of creation (Genesis 1:3) to the New Jerusalem lit by the Lord God (Revelation 22:5) we are reminded that while God … Continue reading Light Out of Darkness by Bill Reinhold

Hunger Sub-Committee

WHAT IS OUR PRESBYTERY DOING TO FIGHT HUNGER? The Hunger Sub-committee of the Committee for Mission and Outreach is composed of Presbyterians from across the Presbytery. They meet quarterly to discuss hunger issues, to consider grant applications, and to disburse monies received through the Cents-Ability program of the PCUSA. Often called 2-Cents (or 5-Cents)-A-Meal programs, … Continue reading Hunger Sub-Committee

African American Ministries

The Committee for African American Ministries (CAAM) has scheduled regular meetings for the first Saturday of each month. These meetings will be held in different African American churches throughout the presbytery. This practice will result in committee members becoming more familiar with church locations and with members of the various congregations, as host churches will … Continue reading African American Ministries