Evangelism and Missions

Evangelism and Missions

Chair

Lyn Lloyd Smith

Members

Rev. Elizabeth Wilson Manahan
Rev. Deb Mitchell
Jim Sedgwick
Rev. Margaret Walls
Byron Wear
This committee
  • Serves as a catalyst for Presbytery-wide efforts of New Church Development (NCD) to proclaim the gospel to the community
  • Provides guidance to individuals in training to become ruling elders and deacons and members of the NCD congregation regarding its expectations for a member church
  • Provides guidance to uniting persons and teaching elders that desire to be organized as a congregation of the PC(USA) and recommend to the Presbytery when such a congregation is prepared be admitted into its membership
  • Provides leadership in helping local congregations become more missional in their communities and connect to mission opportunities around the world
  • Oversees the Presbytery’s financial grants for Missional Experiments in our congregations