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 Meetings Our
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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.

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Volunteer nurses needed for Summer Camp

Living River is in need of volunteer nurses for summer camps. The following dates are still available: June 16-21, June 23-26, June 26-28, and July 7-12. Training will be provided, current license is required. E mail Jenny at
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Presbyterian Home opens Birmingham office

Talladega-headquartered Presbyterian Home for Children has opened an office in the metro area.   The nonprofit has moved into space at 3603 Lorna Ridge Drive in Hoover where it is housing its development office.   The leased space is co-located
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Congrats Rev. Dr. Paul Sherwood!

CONGRATULATIONS to The Rev. Dr. Paul Sherwood! The degree of Doctor of Ministry has been conferred upon Oakmont Chapel’s pastor by Columbia Theological Seminary in recognition of Paul’s successful completion of the required Course of Study.
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Stewardship Kaleidoscope 2019

September 30 – October 2, 2019
San Diego, CA

Registration will be open in April!

Please help us promote the conference by sharing the flyers available for download at the below link.

We hope to see you in San Diego!
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Need for Buses and Drivers

The Cahaba Lily Festival in West Blocton has a need for church buses and drivers to shuttle participants from downtown West Blocton to the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge to view the Cahaba lilies on Saturday, May 18 from noon to 3 p.m. Living River is a sponsor of the festival. If your church would be willing to send a bus and driver, please contact Jenny Thagard at by April 15.
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The General Presbyter’s Blog

March 26, 2019 Neighborhood Church: Transforming Your Congregation into a Powerhouse for Mission — Looking for a good read for your congregation and leaders? I join with our General Assembly Co-Moderators in recommending this book! The authors are Presbyterians who
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Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley Youth Council

Would you like to be a part of: Doing youth ministry at the Presbytery level? Planning youth retreats? Developing your leadership skills? Making friends for life? Growing spiritually?    Then apply today to be a member of the Sheppards &  Lapsley Presbytery Youth Council! (Application form attached.)
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Presbyterian Youth Triennium

The Presbytery is sponsoring a delegation to attend PRESBYTERIAN YOUTH TRIENNIUM July 16-20 on the campus of Purdue University. This is for youth going into 9th grade to just completed high school. Revs. Lindsay Wade and Barrett Abernethy are leading
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Ways your giving makes a difference

This Presbytery is blessed with generous and faithful supporters of Christ’s mission in this region and throughout the world. We participate in that mission of the larger church through “per capita” giving and “mission” giving. The brochure below was presented
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