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2024 Peacemaking Scholarship

Annual Mozell Howie Peacemaking Scholarship The deadline is approaching Monday April 8, 2024 and applications are welcome for the $1,000 Mozell Howie Peacemaking Scholarship! The Special Offerings Committee of Coastal Carolina Presbytery is offering a scholarship opportunity to high school seniors or graduates enrolling in college by the Fall of 2024. Click image to open … Continue reading 2024 Peacemaking Scholarship

Confirmation Retreat 2024

Presbytery’s 2024 Confirmation Retreat is Scheduled for Friday February 2, 2024 at Camp Monroe Retreat Leaders: Returning to lead are Howard & Meg Dudley. Both are pastors: Meg serves at Bluff Presbyterian Church and Howard serves at First Presbyterian – Dunn.  Both have experience in national youth conference leadership and college campus ministry. Howard is … Continue reading Confirmation Retreat 2024

Discipleship Development Day- West Community

Come To 4-D – A West Community Discipleship Development Day Discover Resources that Deepen Your Faith so you can Discern Your Gifts and Develop Your Skills Everyone is invited to a day of Christian Growth on Saturday, September 23, at Community Presbyterian Church 125 Everett Road, Pinehurst 9AM                           Gathering Refreshments & Check-in … Continue reading Discipleship Development Day- West Community

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

Cents-Ability Grant Application

The Two-Cents-A-Meal program, now called Cents-Ability, has updated  and simplified our Local Hunger Grants Application form. Updated Grant Application Form (Revised 2023) Annual Report Form (Added 2023) This grant program is open year round but only one grant is allowed per agency per 12 month period. Funding for local grants is limited to the funds … Continue reading Cents-Ability Grant Application

Peacemaking Scholarship 2023

“Seek Peace and pursue it.” Proverbs 34:14 The Mozell Howie 2023 Peacemaking Scholarship for High School Seniors The Peacemaking Committee of Coastal Carolina Presbytery will offer two $500 scholarships to high school seniors enrolling in college by the fall of 2023. All essays must be received by Sunday, April 2. Here is the Printable Flyer … Continue reading Peacemaking Scholarship 2023

Disaster Assistance-How to Help

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is in partnership with recovery work around the world and around the corner. If you want to donate to a specific effort – Fire, Flood, War, Refugees, Hurricane, Tornado, etc. please visit the PDA website at where you can peruse the various designations available. Including these opportunities and many others: Spring … Continue reading Disaster Assistance-How to Help

Molly Lowry Service -Witness to the Resurrection

Details for the celebration the life of Molly Hood Lowry are: Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 2PM St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church 1416 Market St. Wilmington, NC 28401 The service will be outside therefore, no masks required.  If inclement weather forces the service inside, masks will be required. The link to participate remotely is: More … Continue reading Molly Lowry Service -Witness to the Resurrection

Welcome Our New Treasurer

Lornette McCaskill hails from the sunny island of Jamaica and migrated to the United States over 25 years ago. Ms. McCaskill is married to Pastor Willie J. McCaskill II of Freedom East Presbyterian Church in Raeford, NC, and the mother of four beautiful children. She holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from Fairleigh Dickenson … Continue reading Welcome Our New Treasurer

Become a QRE or CRE!

Through an online program at Union Presbyterian Seminary elders can become “Qualified Ruling Elders (QRE)” eligible to preach and officiate the sacraments in our congregations. QREs are also eligible to serve in churches as pastor, a role called  “Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE).”  A CRE performs all the functions of a pastor – leading worship, providing … Continue reading Become a QRE or CRE!

Hurricane Isaias in Coastal Carolina

With its August 2020 landfall, Isaias became the earliest fifth named storm to make landfall in the United States. The previous record for the earliest fifth storm to make a U.S. landfall was August 18, 1916. The hurricane made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina . Heavy damage was inflicted to multiple homes in … Continue reading Hurricane Isaias in Coastal Carolina