Covenant Connections

February 21, 2017 – GA Amendments & History of Presbyterian Church in SC

I’m writing a reminder letter about two parts of our Winter Stated Meeting on Tuesday, February 21st at First Spartanburg.  The Docket Pack will be coming out in a couple of weeks, but I especially want to highlight these items: We will vote on the General Assembly Amendments passed last Summer.  GA no longer prepares […]

Youth Groups Gather for Sunday Night Concert

By Dana Waters (Associate for Youth and Mission Fort Hill Church) One cold and snowy Sunday afternoon, three youth groups from Foothills Presbytery (Anderson/Pickens Region) came together for a concert. Youth from Fort Hill and First Presbyterian traveled to Central Presbyterian in Anderson to see Sam Burchfield perform. Sam, as many of you may know, […]

Many Thanks from UKirk Furman

by Erin F. Farry, Campus Minister, UKirk   What an exciting year this has been for UKirk Furman! With the largest freshmen class in Furman’s history arriving on campus this fall, the leadership team worked incredibly hard to get to know and welcome this freshmen class. After several fun events during orientation week, UKirk Furman […]

Foothills Presbytery and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Clean-up in Columbia

by Jennifer F. Sheorn, Associate Pastor of Young Adults and Missions, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Greenville On Saturday, November 5th, nine of us set out early in the morning to travel to Columbia, SC, to work on a home that needed repairs from the October 2016 floods. This particular home, owned by Ms. Davis, had been […]

VBS in Foothills Presbytery

Sharing the GOOD NEWS in the  midst of a long, hot summer! by LeAnne White and Debbie Foster All around the upstate this summer, Foothills Presbytery churches held VBS programs teaching children about God through Bible drama, memory verses, snack, recreation, crafts, and music! VBS programs bring out volunteers from all generations, and as Beth Burris-First Sptg […]

Dream Letter

Dream Letter The Developmental, Risky, Experimental, Adaptive Mission (DREAM) Grant is being offered by the Presbyterian Mission Agency in order to encourage dreamers, risk-takers, pioneers and trailblazers.  We need entrepreneurs, church planters and inventors.  We need to support people who are not afraid to fail and church cultures that will encourage people to risk failure […]