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 as information about programs at local churches.

Presbyterian Home for Children Thrift Store 

Monthly Donation Day at SVPC

The next collection date is Saturday, August 3. Bring your usable discards, gently used clothing, etc., to the Presbyterian Home for Children’s reception center in the rear parking lot, below the playground of Shades Valley Presbyterian Church. Volunteers will be on hand to unload your vehicle and to give you a receipt for your tax-deductible donation. The center will be open from 8 AM – 12 noon. To volunteer or for more information, email Terry Tingle.

Women’s Connection

The Greatest of These is Love

Women coming together in an open and welcoming community to be challenged and inspired, to rest and be renewed, and to discover who God wants us to be.
A Montreat Conference Center Event August 9–11, 2019


Keenan Rodgers, Associate Church Consultant for the Board of Pensions, will host Benefits Overviews for employers and employees on August 14th to provide key information about the benefits the Board provides. Whether you make decisions about benefits for church staff or receive benefits from the Board of Pensions, there is a gathering for you. Light refreshments will be provided at both events.

Immanuel is hosting an event on August 24th for church leaders who are interested in ways to welcome children (and their families) who have special learning needs.

Presbyterian Heritage Tour of Scotland

September 12-22, 2019

Independent Presbyterian Church in Birmingham is planning a Presbyterian Heritage Tour of Scotland for September 12-22, 2019, which will begin in Edinburgh and end in Glasgow with many places of beauty, interest and fun along the way. We would welcome members of other churches in our presbytery who might be interested in joining us for this tour! If you have an interest, please contact The Rev. Susan Clayton at IPC at 205-933-3709 or and she can send you the itinerary, costs and other information about the trip. Come join us as we travel to the land of kirks, kilts, and kelpies!

Big Tent 2019 dates and location announced

Baltimore, Maryland has been selected as the location for Big Tent 2019. The event will be held August 1-3 at the adjacent downtown Radisson and Lord Baltimore Hotels. Click here for more information.


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!
2019 POAMN National Conference

Presbyterian Older Adult Ministry Network

October 15-18, 2019
Laws Lodge, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
1044 Alta Vista Road,
Louisville Kentucky 40205
POAMN offers partial scholarships to retired pastors, their spouses or survivors; seminary students; small church leaders; or first time attendees at a POAMN Conference. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.
If you are a retired pastor, their spouse or survivor, or a seminary student, email Ginny Nyhuis: or call 615.426.1545.
Deadline for completed applications is September 1, 2019.

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