Category Archives: Events

Fall Faith & Fellowship

5th Annual East Community Fall Faith & Fellowship Kirkwood Camp & Conference Center This Event Has Been Cancelled Due to Bad Weather “Relax, Refresh, Renew” Saturday, September 12 (& Friday Night WoodKirk) 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. (9:30 -10 am arrival) Activities for all ages: Day Camp for young children, Labyrinth, Tree Trail, Jesus Express … Continue reading Fall Faith & Fellowship

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

Retiree Luncheons

The Board of Pensions in conjunction with the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina is pleased to announce the annual Retiree luncheons in the Presbytery. All retirees under the Board of Pensions and their spouse/caregiver are invited to attend one of these luncheons for fellowship and to hear an update on the Pension plan. Tuesday, June 9 … Continue reading Retiree Luncheons

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

Holy Conversations on the Amendments

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

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

PW Fall Gathering Highlights

The Fall Gathering of the Presbyterian Women Encourages Barium Springs Staff…. The 26th Presbyterian Women Fall Gathering was held Saturday, August 16th at Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church in Clinton.  They celebrated as approximately 190 women were in attendance from all over the Presbytery showing the great diversity of our Presbytery. They began with a Worship … Continue reading PW Fall Gathering Highlights

October 2014 Presbytery Meeting

The October 2014 Presbytery Meeting was held at Galatia Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, NC. Open the Summary (Bulletin Insert) here Registration opened at 8:45, the meeting was called to order at 9:30AM in the Sanctuary. Rev. Warren Lesane, Synod Executive will be the morning preacher. An offering will be received for the Minister’s Emergency Relief … Continue reading October 2014 Presbytery Meeting

Be a More Effective Church Leader

Training you need to make a difference for Jesus! The Presbyterian Church–like all churches in North America today– is undergoing massive changes. Tried and true methods of church growth and effective mission are less and less effective in the new cultures all around us. Still the church is blessed with many dedicated leaders who want to … Continue reading Be a More Effective Church Leader