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Disaster Assistance-How to Help

The map above shows Presbyteries and Synods of the PCUSA and where the various tornadoes touched down on December 10, 2021. This was a wide path of over 200 miles of destruction. The recovery will be long and the needs are immediate. To offer financial support through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, please see this giving opportunity.  … 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: https://bit.ly/MollyLowryMemorial 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

Seeking Business Manager

Now Accepting applications for PRESBYTERY BUSINESS MANAGER The Presbytery of Coastal Carolina, NC, is seeking a Business Manager with 5-10 years of financial work experience in a small to medium sized business or institution to oversee the Presbytery financial business affairs, ensuring faithful stewardship and sound practice in the management of Presbytery property. To apply … Continue reading Seeking Business Manager

Coronavirus April Advisory from Presbytery

March 27, 2020 “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea… The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge!” Friends, There can be no doubt … Continue reading Coronavirus April Advisory from Presbytery

Coronavirus Advice to Churches

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.   In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”            Proverbs 3:5-6 (NRSV) To the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina, Friends, like you, I have worries around this pandemic called Covid-19, also known as the Coronavirus. I … Continue reading Coronavirus Advice to Churches

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