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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)

Church Renews Commitment to Earth Care

Black River Presbyterian Church Renews Commitment to Earth Care The Black River Presbyterian Church in Ivanhoe, NC, has once again been certified as an Earth Care Congregation by the Presbyterian Church (USA) Environmental Ministries – this time through February, 2017. The Black River Church was first certified as an Earth Care Congregation in 2010 when … Continue reading Church Renews Commitment to Earth Care

Suggested Lenten Studies

Presbytery of Coastal Carolina’s Resource Center provides… SUGGESTED STUDIES FOR LENT To borrow these resources, contact kayebledsoe@presbycc.org or 910-862-8300, ext. 209. Illuminating Lent by Donald K. McKim – Illuminating Lent deepens faith and enhances knowledge through the exploration of the Lord’s Prayer. Each of the six sessions examines a part of the prayer, its theological … Continue reading Suggested Lenten Studies

Annual Statistical Reports for 2015

Instructions and forms for completing the 2015 Statistical Report were mailed to churches in December.  We have gathered the same information here in case the packet sent to your church has gone astray or if you would rather fill out the forms electronically. You will find below instructions for completing Annual Statistical Reports in both English and Spanish. … Continue reading Annual Statistical Reports for 2015

Revitalization Retreat 2016

The CCRT’s Annual Revitalization Retreat Retreat Leader: Rev. Dr. Jerry Cannon from C.N. Jenkins Memorial Church in Charlotte He will be leading us in conversation on “Krispy Kreme/Barbeque/NASCAR/Bud Light- Doing Evangelism in a Cultural Diverse Context.” He is not only a  pastor in Charlotte but also serves as the Evangelism Coach Coordinator for the Evangelism … Continue reading Revitalization Retreat 2016