Annual Review of Session Minutes 2022 Why? The Book of Order requires the Presbytery to review every church’s records to be sure that all is in order. Officially the Book of Order urges that at least once a year every governing body above a session shall review the records of the proceedings of the next … Continue reading Session Records Annual Review
A group of 13 adults and young people will be going to Tabasco, Mexico as part of the Presbytery’s ongoing partnership with the Gulf of Mexico Presbytery. This year’s trip is being led by Dr. José Rivera and Dr. Jaime Martinez both of Laurinburg Presbyterian Church. Most of those who will be going to assist … Continue reading Mexico Partnership Trip 2018
Becky Durham was approved as pastor of the Peace Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville by the Central Commission after an examination of her on May 9, 2018. She was recommended for examination by the Central Missional Community for ordination as a minister of the Word and Sacraments on June 2, 2018 pending her election as pastor … Continue reading Becky Durham
The Presbytery of Coastal Carolina is seeking candidates to serve as General Presbyter and Stated Clerk of the Presbytery. The joint position (GP and SC) is for a three year term which is scheduled to begin in November of 2018 when the incumbent retires. Position Description For More Information Contact: Pastor Jim Smith (CRE) Secretary of Search Committee … Continue reading Coastal Carolina Seeking New General Presbyter/Stated Clerk
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
Each time the General Assembly meets it receives suggestions for amending the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA). After study and debate some of these suggestions are sent to the Presbyteries for vote. Our Presbytery will debate and vote on these items at the March 4, 2017, Presbytery meeting at First Church, Morehead City. This year the … Continue reading Proposed Amendments to the Constitution
Presbytery’s Resource Center wishes to share the following resources that can promote discussion about current moral issues and provide peacemaking guidance during the process. How does our religion impact our actions? Please contact the Presbytery office (910-862-8300, ext. 5) if you’d like to borrow a resource or have a question. Youth 1) Peace DVD Especially for … Continue reading Even Small PEACES are Important…Calling All Peacemakers
Update from the director of Matthew 28 Project in Haiti supported by Presbytery of Coastal Carolina’s 2-Cents-A-Meal contributions. June 2016 Dear Friends of Matthew 28, End of School Year Celebration Friday was an exciting day. The children of Matthew 28 had long waited for it. Early in the morning they geared up for a day … Continue reading 2 Cents-A-Meal at work: Matthew 28 Project Update
By Rev. Daniel Vigilante Investing in the life and ministry of your church Like most great ideas in life and ministry, we borrow from others what has worked for them and adapt those ideas to create something that works for us. We did that at the church I serve — and the results have transformed … Continue reading Sharing Together – Responding to God’s Grace
The formal launch of the first gathering of one of the three Missional Communities of the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina was interrupted by the sudden appearance of masses of Zombies who tried their dead level best to keep things as they always were. After all, as one of the living dead told … Continue reading Central Community Gathers in the Midst of a Zombie Apocalypse
The Elder Ministries Committee of the Presbytery is pleased to announce a new program of training for persons interested in preparing to help local congregations as Ruling Elders Commissioned to Pastoral Ministry (CREs). The same program can be taken by any member of the Presbytery for their own personal enrichment. Beginning in September, 2016, Union … Continue reading Prepare to be a Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE)
Come to Presbytery’s annual E3 Learning Fair Saturday, September 17 in Elizabethtown – Connect with good ideas to strengthen your service and participation in the church. The Learning Fair has a new plan this year welcoming faculty from Union Seminary to be our instructors. The E3 Learning Fair offers spiritual enrichment for all church participants. … Continue reading E3 Learning Fair Sept 17, 2016
in PRESBYTERY’S RESOURCE CENTER. YOUTH MINISTRY GUIDE SOCIAL MEDIA & THE GOSPEL GUIDE FOR VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILES MINISTRY WOMEN’S STUDIES ADULT SMALL GROUP STUDY FAITH FORMATION 101 STORIES, SONGS, ACTIONS, & VISIONS OF MISSIONAL MINISTRIES KIDS AND PRAYER Organic Student Ministry by Stephen Ingram –Book – Do you find other youth ministry programs promise you … Continue reading NEW in the Resource Center!
Black River Presbyterian Church Renews Commitment to Earth Care The Black River Presbyterian Church in Ivanhoe, NC, has once again been certified as an Earth Care Congregation by the Presbyterian Church (USA) Environmental Ministries – this time through February, 2017. The Black River Church was first certified as an Earth Care Congregation in 2010 when … Continue reading Church Renews Commitment to Earth Care