Category Archives: East Community News

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

Introducing New Pastors (Nov)




Introducing New Pastors In  November, the Committee on Ministry has welcomed two new pastors to the Presbytery (pending Presbytery action in March) and has approved the change in call for one Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE) and one Teaching Elder (Minister). West COM has approved the call of the Barbecue Churchto Rev. David Sherrod. David was … Continue reading Introducing New Pastors (Nov)

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

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

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

Fun of Fall Faith and Fellowship




The East Community of Presbytery continued their fourth annual tradition of having the “Fall Faith and Fellowship” gathering on Saturday, September 6.  Church members and pastors from all over the East Community gathered at Camp Kirkwood for the annual Corn Hole Tournament, mission projects, Kirkwood activities, and worship. This pre-fall celebration drew people from the very young … Continue reading Fun of Fall Faith and Fellowship

Fall Faith & Fellowship Event




East Community churches are invited to gather on Saturday, September 6, for our fourth annual Fall Faith & Fellowship event.  This year’s event will be at Kirkwood Camp & Conference Center, located on Camp Kirkwood Road off of Hwy 117 between Burgaw and Wallace.  This is a time for folks in our churches to come … Continue reading Fall Faith & Fellowship Event

East Community Lunch Gatherings




Join a lunch group for Collegial Fellowship In the East Community of Presbytery these lunch groups gather for fellowship, sharing of news and concerns, and prayer. All Presbyterian pastors, CREs, Non-Presbyterian Pastors supplying Presbyterian Churches and Educators are invited.  (Holidays and Summer may cause changes in the schedule. ) Please contact NancyGladden@presbycc.org to confirm time … Continue reading East Community Lunch Gatherings

East Community Pastor Retreat




Retreat to the beach! 3rd Annual Retreat for the East Community The East Community Pastor Retreat, “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” is August 24-26 at Trinity Center. We welcome Rev. Dr. Kathryn Summers, pastor and pastoral counselor, as our guest speaker. The retreat is an opportunity for pastors to be on the receiving end of spiritual nurture. Come for the … Continue reading East Community Pastor Retreat