Category Archives: Christian Education

E3 Learning Fair Sept 17, 2016

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

Middle School Spring Retreat 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

Time to Branch Out

Looking for new ways to inspire giving? Time to branch out. The ornaments are paper but the gifts are enduring Christmas will be here before we know it, along with all the traditions we love and cherish, like putting up the tree. What’s your favorite ornament? Chances are it’s not the fanciest one, but one with … Continue reading Time to Branch Out

E3: Educate Equip Empower – Learning Fair

Come to Presbytery’s E3 Learning Fair Saturday, September 19 in Elizabethtown – Connect with good ideas to strengthen your service and participation in the church. KEYNOTE is by Rev. Karl Travis on “Generosity: What’s Age Got To Do With It?” Rev. Travis is Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, Texas, conference speaker & … Continue reading E3: Educate Equip Empower – Learning Fair

Curriculum Help Is Here

How do you review Sunday School Curriculum for your particular needs? How do the different publishers present the Good News to our disciples?  Here is a great reference booklet to help you explore these questions and more in the:    Curriculum Review Booklet See what the New Growing in Grace and Gratitude Curriculum is offering. Join … Continue reading Curriculum Help Is Here

Share What SPICES UP Your Church Ministry

We know there are spicy things happening in our congregations! This is your opportunity to share those special ways your congregation has spiced things up at your church.  Spice Award 2015 Presbytery’s Christian Education Committee is gathering innovative faith formation ideas to share and will present an award to a deserving congregation at the September … Continue reading Share What SPICES UP Your Church Ministry

Middle School Retreat ~ Register Now!

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!

Faithful Saint Nominations & Recognition 2015

Faithful Saint Nomination & Recognition 2015 The Committee for Christian Education invites each church to recommend one deserving member for recognition as an outstanding older adult who is an exemplary faithful saint in our midst. We ask that sessions focus on the volunteer work done in the later years of life, both in the church … Continue reading Faithful Saint Nominations & Recognition 2015

VBS Preview Event

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2015 PREVIEW EVENT Come to the 2015 Vacation Bible School preview event at the Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church. Make plans to attend the MARCH 7 Presbytery meeting. Representatives from Cokesbury and GROUP Publishing will be there to introduce their VBS programs (see below). Make connections to coordinate sharing materials and decorations with other … Continue reading VBS Preview Event

Wide Participation in Officer Training

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

Officer Training 2014

2014 Community Officer Training Events This training is for new and returning elders and deacons.  Interested church members may also attend if preregistered. Your registration is needed as we plan for handouts and food.  Register here online or by mailing a form and $12 check to the Presbytery Office, 807 W King Street, Elizabethtown, NC … Continue reading Officer Training 2014

Youth Events 2014-2015

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

ENGAGING EVANGELISM RETREAT FEBRUARY 2015

Friday – Saturday, Feb. 6th– 7th 2015 at Monroe Camp & Retreat Center Every Presbyterian Church wants to gain new members, but this is hard to do without a larger sense of calling and purpose.  Come rediscover and reclaim our common calling to evangelism!  Evangelism is the good news of God’s healing and saving love … Continue reading ENGAGING EVANGELISM RETREAT FEBRUARY 2015