Make plans to attend one of our SC5 workshops/events during 2022. Please check our calendar of events for updated information and registration.
JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2022
Providing Education and Training for Ministry Effectiveness
Statewide COM, CPM, PDA, & PJC Workshops for Five SC Presbyteries
Committees/Commissions on Ministry (COM); Committees on Preparation for Ministry (CPM); Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) Postponed/in-person date TBD; Permanent Judicial Commissions (PJC)
CPM: Tim Cargal, Manager, Preparation for Ministry, OGA
COM: Joyce Lieberman, Exec. & Stated Clerk, Synod of South Atlantic
PJC: Flor Velez-Diaz, Manager of Judicial Process, OGA
Topics to be Discussed:
*Organizing for successful COM ministry *Working with Congregations seeking pastoral leadership *Empowering the COM to say, “No” *Conducting an effective triennial visit *Preventing & responding to difficulties *Identifying potential candidates *Working together cross culturally *Discovering practical ways to support & guide students under care *Deciding about “fitness & readiness” *Examining inquirers & candidates *Completing final assessment & negotiation for service *Exercising discipline within the context of pastoral care & oversight *Pinpointing the types of conflict requiring judicial process *Appreciating differences between secular & PCUSA judicial processes *Functioning effectively as a PJC when called to act as a court of appeal from sessions *Discovering how to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crisis & catastrophic events *And more!
TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT OUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS
MAY 20-21, 2022
Five SC Presbyteries Convocation & Stated Meetings Presbyterian College & Thornwell Clinton, SC
Friday, May 20
3:00 pm Registration & Tours
5:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Worship- Guest Preacher: Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of PCUSA)
8:45 pm Reception & Celebration of our Presbyterian Community
Saturday, May 21
9:00 am Registration for the 5 SC Presbytery Stated Meetings
9:30 am Stated Meetings of the Presbyteries.
12:00 pm Lunch
Additional information & registration links will be provided by March 1