All posts by Laura Lupton

Mission Coordinator for the West Community of Presbytery. Covering these counties: Harnett, Lee, Moore, Hoke, Scotland and one church in Montgomery Co. 70 Churches total.

Apply for Exec Administrative Assistant Position

We are Seeking Applications for Executive Administrative Assistant This is an Open Search for Presbytery’s next Executive Administrative Assistant Presbytery’s personnel committee has updated the position description for our Executive Administrative Assistant. We are now requesting applications. Please share this announcement and job description with qualified candidates. Here is the position description. Applicant should submit … Continue reading Apply for Exec Administrative Assistant Position

Cents-Ability Grant Application

The Two-Cents-A-Meal program, now called Cents-Ability, has updated  and simplified our Local Hunger Grants Application form. Updated Grant Application Form (Revised 2023) Annual Report Form (Added 2023) This grant program is open year round but only one grant is allowed per agency per 12 month period. Funding for local grants is limited to the funds … Continue reading Cents-Ability Grant Application

Peacemaking Scholarship 2023

“Seek Peace and pursue it.” Proverbs 34:14 The Mozell Howie 2023 Peacemaking Scholarship for High School Seniors The Peacemaking Committee of Coastal Carolina Presbytery will offer two $500 scholarships to high school seniors enrolling in college by the fall of 2023. All essays must be received by Sunday, April 2. Here is the Printable Flyer … Continue reading Peacemaking Scholarship 2023

Church Insurance Webinar Video

This event was recorded and can be watched here Church leaders can  learn about church insurance coverage.  This is great information for your treasurer and property committee and others who may be interested. The presbytery is strongly urging churches to review their coverage to see if they are over or under insured. As part … Continue reading Church Insurance Webinar Video

Presbyterian Night at the Ballgame 2022

Take me out to the Ballpark! Presbyterians from all over the Presbytery are invited to a evening of fellowship and fun at the Segra Baseball Stadium in Fayetteville.  Friday, August 26, will feature the Fayetteville Woodpeckers vs the Charleston River Dogs at 7PM. Come enjoy an evening in beautiful Segra Stadium in downtown Fayetteville (Click … Continue reading Presbyterian Night at the Ballgame 2022

Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2022

Every 3 years, the PCUSA partners with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to host an international event for approximately 6,000 senior high youth. Historically, the event has been at Purdue University, but this year it will move to the Indianapolis Convention Center with delegates staying in nearby hotels. Registration for this event is done primarily through … Continue reading Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2022

Disaster Assistance-How to Help

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is in partnership with recovery work around the world and around the corner. If you want to donate to a specific effort – Fire, Flood, War, Refugees, Hurricane, Tornado, etc. please visit the PDA website at where you can peruse the various designations available. Including these opportunities and many others: Spring … 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: 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!

Waiving the Requirement to Rotate Officers

Dear Congregations, Clerks of Session and Moderators, On May 14, 2020 the Full Commission on Ministry for the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina approved waiving the requirement to rotate officers. “The Full Commission on Ministry of the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina approves a one year exemption of the requirement for congregational rotation of officers in 2020. … Continue reading Waiving the Requirement to Rotate Officers

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