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LOUISVILLE – How can the 2020 Vision Team lead the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in living into the future – into a redemptive, transformative type of change?

Stretching our Faith in Westminster

By: Reverend Audrey Reese “The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.” ~Job 33:4 On January 7th, 2019, a diverse group of women gathered in Gossett Hall. These women ranged in age and ability, political ideology and faith formation. Among us were almost 18 year olds and […]

Reflections Bonclarken 2018

I am Lucas, and this is my second year on the Presbytery Youth Council. I have been to Bonclarken five times. The first three with my church, and the other two as a PYC leader. On our planning retreat, we talked about issues that we dealt with when we were in middle school and eventually […]

What is Christmas Joy?

What is Christmas Joy? In the lead up to Christmas, many of us spend time in search of the perfect gift — the gift that communicates to friends and family how much we know and love them. We search our memories for indications of what gift might cause the faces of our loved ones to […]

Call to Health

Why Call to Health? We are each called to wholeness — to live life abundantly. Our health is central to this call; so, too, are our spiritual, financial, and vocational gifts. When these key dimensions of our lives are in balance, we are better able to serve others and share God’s love with the world. […]

Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2019

Get READY for the 2019 Presbyterian Youth Triennium – a gathering for high school age youth from the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. EVENT ESSENTIALS DATE: Tuesday, July 16th- Saturday, July 20th, 2019 LOCATION: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN AUDIENCE: High School Age youth and accompanying adult advisors (Entering freshmen through graduated […]

Foothills Presbytery Necrology Report

At Foothills, we have traditionally had an annual recognition and celebration of the deaths of ruling elders, teaching elders, and teaching elder spouses.  A few years ago we moved this to our November presbytery meeting in honor of All Saints. We ask presbyters to give prayerful recognition of the life and service of those ruling […]

Forever Memories

By Gracelyn and Ali Latham Two sisters share how the summer mission opportunities at Easley Presbyterian created memories for a lifetime.   Middle School Mission Ministry: Going to Asheville Youth Missions is an empowering experience that middle schoolers at Easley Presbyterian Church have the opportunity to go through for three years in a row.  Unfortunately, this […]

PDA Updates: Response to Hurricane Florence

Here’s what we know right now * In South Carolina: The situation is being monitored very closely by everyone involved. National and state VOADS (Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster) are ready to mobilize once they determine and assess need. The state coordinator is Sam Carr and his email is Local CHURCHES with chainsaw or […]

VBS 2018-Together, We are God’s Family

  Vacation Bible School, those words can bring excitement, anxiety, stress and worry as churches look for ways to share the stories of faith with our children. This year, an idea was born when Eastminster Presbyterian, Fountain Inn Presbyterian and FPC Simpsonville celebrated Epiphany together with our children. The Epiphany Party was such a success […]