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Continuing Education Opportunities

2016 Calvin Lectures at First Church of Fayetteville

Dr. Andrew Purves, retired professor of Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, will give three lectures on Saturday, September 24th at First Church Fayetteville:

Registration at 8:30, Morning Prayer at 9:00
Lecturers by Dr. Purves:
1.  Hope: Resurrection at 9:15
2.  Hope: Cross at 10:45
3.  Hope: Ascension at 1:00
Lunch available for $5.00.
Information and reservations at www.firstprez.com.

CRE SaturdaysThe Elder Ministries Committee will Host Continuing Education Events for Ministers, CREs, and any other church members:

  1. Karl Barth: Preaching the Word of God – Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10:00 to 3:00 led by Dr. Ron Crossley
  2. Prophets of the Exile – Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10:00 to 3:00 led by Dr. Bob Bankhead
  3. Stewardship and Pastoral Care – Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 10:00 to 3:00 led by Rev. John Causey

Any and all of these classes/lectures/seminars will count towards the 20 hours of continuing education credits required for QREs and CREs.

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New Pastors
Welcoming Incoming Teaching Elders at the June Presbytery meeting

PCC is Located in the southeastern portion of North Carolina, this presbytery includes the counties of Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Jones, Lee, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland and portions of Lenoir, Wayne, Montgomery and Craven counties.

Ladies at Presbytery
Lunch Time at a Presbytery Meeting


    • 188 Churches
    • 5 Hispanic Mission Centers
    • 2 Hispanic Churches
    • An active Youth Council
    • 26,947 Church Members (12/2013)
    • 14 Certified Church Educators
    • 30 Elders serving as commissioned ruling elders (CRE)
    • 230 Resident Ministers
    • Over 200 volunteers serving on 15 Presbytery committees
    • a COM that works in three community groups
    • 3 full-time Mission Coordinators who support the Community sub-groups in mission and ministry
    • 2 Presbytery meetings each year and one Community (regional) meeting in each area per year (East, West, Central Communities)
    • 8 or more candidates for ministry
    • 35 or more ruling elders qualified to serve as Commissioned Ruling Elders  but not commissioned.
    • 1 Outstanding Resource Center (The “Library” of Presbytery)
    • 1 year round camp and retreat center (Monroe Camp)


Rev. Whitney Wilkinson Preaching at Presbytery Meeting
Rev. Whitney Wilkinson Preaching at Presbytery Meeting

Educational Events held through the year.

Youth Ministry Events for the whole Presbytery.

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Presbytery of Coastal Carolina
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Elizabethtown, NC 28337

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