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.   Upcoming Presbytery Meeting 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 a weekly electronic newsletter. 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 Email Newsletters
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Mark your calendars for upcoming events and meetings throughout our Presbytery.

"Partner with and equip present and emerging PC (USA) faith communities in central Alabama to serve Christ and our neighbors"


Peace and Global Witness Offering

September 3rd will kick off the Season of Peace and Peace & Global Witness Offering. Congregations around the country will join together in a time of contemplating peace, working toward reconciliation, and supporting work that furthers Christ’s peace in this world. For
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Sheppards and Lapsley Habitat House

Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley is sponsoring a Habitat for Humanity house in the Birmingham area. Construction will begin on Sept. 7, 2017. We are asking for Birmingham area churches to contribute money and volunteers. The cost to sponsor a house in
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Save the Date for NAMI – Birmingham, September 30, 2017

Join the National Alliance on Mental Illness and walk for mental health. The 1.5 mile walk raises awareness and programming funds. We will be hosting our walk on September 30 at Railroad Park. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. that day; the walk, at 10:00 a.m. or Pre-register at
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New resource for Pastors and church leaders

Companions:  Accompanying Newcomers into Church Life and Faith
envisions a new way of ministering with the newcomers in a congregation — inviting them into a one-on-one companioning relationship with a church member for 8 weeks of guided conversation about Christian life and faith. Read more…

Book Review
Publisher’s Flyer
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Commissioning of YAV’s

The Presbytery will commission four YAVs next week at the Presbytery meeting. See below for more information about each YAV. Please consider supporting them on their journey.

Bryan Bergman of Grace Church, Tuscaloosa
Mary Frances Yeilding of South Highland Church
Clare Forrister of Immanuel, Montgomery
Cammie Coulter of Independent, Birmingham
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Stewardship Kaleidoscope

Stewardship Kaleidoscope is an annual conference offering excellent plenary speakers, informative workshop leaders, provocative worship experiences, and incredible networking opportunities for all who are passionate about stewardship and generosity. Drawing leaders from across the Presbyterian Church USA and beyond, Stewardship
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Grant applications available

The Southminster Presbyterian Church Foundation for Ministry seeks to bring Christ and His love to our local and global communities by supporting selected charitable ministries consistent with the principles of Christian stewardship. Applications for grants to be awarded in the
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CRE Candidates Needed!!!!!

Recently Presbytery has provided funds to be used in training needed Commission Ruling Elder candidates for the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley.  Once, a candidate has been accepted into the program, the candidate enrolls in Dubuque Theological Seminary on-line CRE
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