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Hispanic Ministry In Sanford~Growing in Christ




Misión Presbiteriana de Sanford (Sanford Presbyterian Mission) has been named one of the PC(USA)’s 1001 New Worshiping Communities, with a grant that will help us continue Rev. Miguel Aragón’s leadership for the rest of this year. In addition, we received a Health Insurance Grant, which came just at the right time (see newsletter below)! En … Continue reading Hispanic Ministry In Sanford~Growing in Christ

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

Apply for the Spice Award for CE ideas




Spice Award Nominees Sought for innovative Christian education ideas ~ Awarded to a deserving congregation at the E3: Educate, Equip, Empower Event on September 20, 2014 – ( formerly LEADERSHIP SCHOOL.) Submit Your 2014 Idea & Learn More (Flyer) See past entries for ideas to use in your ministry setting: 2013 SPICE AWARD Entries and … Continue reading Apply for the Spice Award for CE ideas

221st General Assembly Highlights




221st General Assembly Theme: “Abound In Hope” (Rom. 15:13) The GA this year was composed of 654 voting commissioners and 219 advisory delegates of various categories (young adult, theological student, missionary, and ecumenical). UPDATE: Congregational Resources about GA221 – We, in the Presbytery, Created a bulletin insert with more detail about the Assembly. Download it … Continue reading 221st General Assembly Highlights

Listening Learning Dreaming 2014




Since November of last year Strategic Planning Organizational Review (SPOR), together with leaders of other committees of the Presbytery, has been working on a plan to follow up on the Presbytery’s current Five-Year Plan that was adopted in 2010. We had input from our General Presbyter, consultants from the Center for Parish Development (a missional … Continue reading Listening Learning Dreaming 2014