Category Archives: News

Meet the Coaches




  You are invited to join us on Thursday,  June 15 @10:30 at the Presbytery Office MEET OUR COACHES! Tested, effective resources  for any pastor and any congregation 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

Peacemaking Scholarship Essay 2017




Seek and pursue peace it. Proverbs 34:14 The Mozell Howie 2017 Peacemaking Scholarship for High School Seniors The Peacemaking Committee of Coastal Carolina Presbytery will offer two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors enrolling in college by the fall of 2017. All essays must be received by 5 p.m. on April 25. Here is the … Continue reading Peacemaking Scholarship Essay 2017

NJ Mission Crew Helps In Lumberton




NEW JERSEY CHURCH MISSION CREW COMES TO LUMBERTON On January 8-13, 2017, a mission work crew of seven members from Manasquan Presbyterian Church, Manasquan, New Jersey, came to show support to the citizens of Lumberton who are affected by flood damage from Hurricane Matthew.  Ages of the work crew ranged from 60 to 80 years. … Continue reading NJ Mission Crew Helps In Lumberton

Vibrancy in the Old and Ideas for the New




The New Church Development  Committee invites you… To be inspired. To dream. To be encouraged. To have renewed hope. Pastors and leaders are invited to come and explore the possibilities as we discover together what it means to be a vibrant church and what the key ingredients of a vibrant church look like.        Whether … Continue reading Vibrancy in the Old and Ideas for the New

Central Community January Gathering




Central Missional Community (CMC) Winter Gathering Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:30 am is Registration, Meeting starts at 9am – 2:30 pm Peace Presbyterian Church, 3203 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301 Pre-Registration Online here: Now to January 18, 2017 Please see the images below promoting these exciting activities and/or open the Promotional Packet with Announcements Meeting … Continue reading Central Community January Gathering

Officer Training 2017




2016-2017 Community Officer Training Events Officer training is for new and returning ruling elders and deacons.  Interested church members may also attend if preregistered. Your pre-registration is needed as we plan for handouts and food.  Register here online and bringing a check, payable to the Presbytery, for your registration. Online registration: To Register please click … Continue reading Officer Training 2017

Disaster Response Information




Information about how can you or your congregation assist in disaster recovery, rebuilding and response following Hurricane Matthew…. DO NOT DONATE CLOTHING (Thank you for thinking of people but clothing is not needed at this time.) Printable flyer for use in Congregations and Session Meetings (this flyer was distributed at the Presbytery meeting) FEMA Information … Continue reading Disaster Response Information

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution




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

2-Cents-A-Meal Zomba School in Malawi Africa




The Zomba CCAP School in Malawi Africa receives support from the Two-Cents-A-Meal (CentsAbility) offering collected  throughout our presbytery. This report is from the Associate Pastor at St Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church in Wilmington which recently visited the school. Bryant Holmes is the chair of our hunger committee that oversees the fund disbursement. Learn more about our … Continue reading 2-Cents-A-Meal Zomba School in Malawi Africa

Even Small PEACES are Important…Calling All Peacemakers




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

Highlights from the 222nd GA (2016) Portland




Highlights from the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Held in Portland Oregon *********************************** The following summary of GA222(2016) is available formatted as a bulletin insert for use in your congregation’s bulletin or newsletter. Bulletin insert GA222 (Adobe/PDF) Bulletin insert GA222 (Word/RTF) Also The Presbyterian Outlook is also offering Post-GA bulletins to help you … Continue reading Highlights from the 222nd GA (2016) Portland

Central Community Gathers in the Midst of a Zombie Apocalypse




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

Prepare to be a Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE)




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)