The Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley has four stated meetings each year. Presbytery Packets are available below-left, and minutes from previous meetings are below-right. Presbytery Packets will be posted 10 days before an upcoming meeting.   IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE
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The presbytery offers a variety of events in many ministry areas throughout the year. From retreats and camps to workshops and fellowship, there is something going on all the time! Check this space regularly for presbytery sponsored events as well
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The Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley produces an electronic newsletter twice a month. On this page you can signup to receive it and view the latest issue. Click here to sign up to receive our newsletter. Sign Up Now For
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Mark your calendars for upcoming events and meetings throughout our Presbytery.

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Stewardship Help for the Fall

As churches prepare for the fall, many are thinking about stewardship and wondering how to encourage generosity in this year of disruption. If you’d like an experienced, trained expert to offer advice and help to churches in your presbytery or
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2020/2021 Planning Calendars

Presbytery still has plenty of planning calendars! If you placed an order or would like to, please contact Tammy to make arrangements for pick up. Cost is $10 each.

New Blog available from Sid Burgess

Sid Burgess, honorably retired, has launched a blog:, with Sid and the Rev Ralph. Sid says, “The purpose of the blog is to provide some distraction in the midst of this distressful pandemic and some light-hearted reading during the heat
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Project Empathy/Medical Debt

Medical debt is another burden on the poor. A Sunday School class at Southminster Presbyterian Church got the idea of trying to alleviate medical debt by raising money for RIP Medical Debt (, a charity that forgives medical debt. The
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Update from Living River

While Living River is not able to have summer camp sessions this year, we welcome individuals and families who are looking for a day-trip or overnight adventure. Of course, everyone will follow state or county guidelines in place regarding COVID19. Living
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Pentecost Canpaign 2020

The Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley will have the Pentecost Canpaign again this year. Because of the COVID-19 virus and social distancing, we will be doing it a little differently this year. Churches that participate in the Pentecost Canpaign collect
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Habitat 2020

This year, 2020, the Presbytery will not be sponsoring a Habitat for Humanity house in the Birmingham area. Covid-19 has disrupted this year’s project. Habitat for Humanity-Birmingham will be doing some construction work in June and July. There is a
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Becoming a Matthew 25 Church

Matthew 25 Presbytery We currently know of three of our churches that have become a Matthew 25 church. If you have recently become a Matthew 25 church, would you please let the Presbytery office know? You may email Tammy to
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