Category Archives: Committees

Preparation for Ministry

Are you interested in becoming an ordained Presbyterian minister? Then you have come to the right place. The process begins in your session and continues with the Presbytery. For more information, contact the chair of this committee or the General Presbyter.  Meanwhile take a look at this helpful item, Discerning Your Call. For continuing Inquirers … Continue reading Preparation for Ministry

Mission Team Traveling to Puerto Rico

Our Presbytery has formed a Mission Team Traveling to Puerto Rico in February of 2024  Three Hurricanes – Irma, Maria and Fiona – have caused tremendous destruction in Puerto Rico. Over 1,000 families are still waiting — with homes damaged by wind and rain, storm surge and other forces of nature — for assistance in … Continue reading Mission Team Traveling to Puerto Rico

Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2022

Every 3 years, the PCUSA partners with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to host an international event for approximately 6,000 senior high youth. Historically, the event has been at Purdue University, but this year it will move to the Indianapolis Convention Center with delegates staying in nearby hotels. Registration for this event is done primarily through … Continue reading Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2022

Waiving the Requirement to Rotate Officers

Dear Congregations, Clerks of Session and Moderators, On May 14, 2020 the Full Commission on Ministry for the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina approved waiving the requirement to rotate officers. “The Full Commission on Ministry of the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina approves a one year exemption of the requirement for congregational rotation of officers in 2020. … Continue reading Waiving the Requirement to Rotate Officers

One Great Day of Service-West Community

One Great Day of Service- POSTPONED A West Community Initiative of the Presbytery POSTPONED across 5 Counties Sign-Up  ~  Go  ~  Rejoice In the afternoon: Come Rejoice & Celebrate at 2:30PM-3:30PM Hear from others ~  Share your Story ~ See photos ~ Pray at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 2:30PM 1002 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC 28315 … Continue reading One Great Day of Service-West Community

Ongoing Hurricane Florence Response

Ongoing Hurricane Florence Response PDA Deploys Long Term Recovery Specialist In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Florence Presbyterian Disasters Assistance (PDA) sent a team of six people to stand with the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina and to assess the magnitude of the disaster caused by the hurricane. ….   <continue reading> PCC Churches Continue to … Continue reading Ongoing Hurricane Florence Response

Special Presbytery Meeting

The Mission Cabinet has called a special meeting of the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina for Thursday, August 30, 2018, to act on these items: Hear the report of the GP/SC Search Committee … and Vote on calling Rev. Jerrod Lowry as our next General Presbyter/Stated Clerk. Vote on the 2019 Terms of Call for Ministers … Continue reading Special Presbytery Meeting

General Assembly Report

THE 223RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY REPORT By Clarence G. Page, Mission Coordinator Thanks: Members of the Presbytery of Gid­dings-Lovejoy’s Committee on Local Arrangements (COLA) did an outstanding job planning the 223rd General Assembly in St. Louis that was held at the America’s Center Downtown, June 15-23, 2018.  Theme chosen for the Gathering was, “Kin-dom Building of … Continue reading General Assembly Report

Sacred Stories

Are only high budgets sacred? Are only high attendance congregations holy? What are  sacred stories in our Presbytery? Sacred Stories is an endeavor to share with each other what is sacred: the surprising moments and delightful outcomes where God is active in our congregations—regardless of their size! There are simply too many stories of exciting … Continue reading Sacred Stories

Middle School Retreat March 2018

Middle School Retreat ~ March 10-11, 2018 Please join us for this year’s Middle School Retreat, March 10-11, 2018 at Camp Kirkwood. The retreat will be led by youth and adults of our Presbytery and our Presbytery Youth Council. We will have keynotes, worship, music, and fun recreation options around the camp. Registration Packet & … Continue reading Middle School Retreat March 2018

Our Newest Church

WELCOME OUR NEW CHURCH Welcome! First Hispanic Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville With Presbytery approval, the day of fruition finally came! Started as a small Hispanic mission ministry in 1999, our newest church in the Central Community of the Presbytery was joyfully chartered on November 12, 2017, at Galatia Presbyterian Church.   We celebrate with thanksgiving and … Continue reading Our Newest Church

Hurricane Matthew Update & Invitation

The Blessing of Presbyterian Disaster Assistance in our Presbytery… Because of your generosity to PDA and the One Great Hour of Sharing, both the Long Term Recovery Committee of Fayetteville and of Lumberton have each been able to employ Executive Directors to manage and guide this unprecedented long term recovery process in these communities. $120,000 … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew Update & Invitation

Meet the Coaches

 MEET OUR COACHES! Tested, effective resources  for any pastor and any congregation. Offering one day seminars, ongoing training for pastors, guidance to sessions and support for leaders. Some comments from pastors who have participated in coaching:         “Wish I had known this sooner. . .”              Relevant              Needed            Timely         Encouraging            Helpful         … Continue reading Meet the Coaches