Salem Presbytery will ordain Travis D. Milam to the ministry of Word and Sacrament and install him pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Pilot Mountain on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3:00pm at the Pilot Mountain church. Members of the Presbytery are encouraged to attend.
Presbytery Meeting Reminder
REMINDER: ELECT ELDER COMMISSIONERS TO FEBRUARY PRESBYTERY MEETING - Salem Presbytery will meet next on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Guilford Park Presbyterian Church. Clerks of Session and Pastors/CREs are reminded to ask Sessions to elect a commissioner(s) for this meeting.
Statistical Season Has Begun
Clerks of Session should note that OGA's Statistics portal is now open for the recording of 2018 statistics. The Stated Clerk sent an email to clerks-of-Session this past Sunday. Information on the Annual Statistical Report and Salem Information Forms may be found on Salem's website at the link below.
Proposed Constitutional Amendments - For Study And Action
The 223rd General Assembly (2018) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has placed before the presbyteries of the church a number of proposed amendments to our constitution (Book of Order). The proposed amendments will be placed for action before Salem Presbytery at the February 2019 Presbytery meeting. Please begin to review these proposed amendments now. They may be found at the links below.
The Presbytery of Hudson River has posted online videos and PowerPoints for Clerks of Sessions and other church officers. If you need assistance with any of these resources, please let Dianna Wright know. See links below for further information.
The Book of Common Worship, Flash Drive Edition (Single-User License)* is now available! $50.
This helpful resource contains electronic files from the Book of Common Worship to make worship planning and bulletin preparation easier and more effective. The flash drive contains a PDF file with extensive links to chapters, sections, and individual services that allow for easier reading, searching, and browsing. This edition also contains Microsoft Word files for each of the services and commentaries found in the Book of Common Worship. Services are arranged in separate files for the ease of bulletin creation and copying and pasting.
Mission Leaders In Salem Presbytery
Salem Presbytery is compiling a list of "Mission Leaders" in each of our congregations. We seek contact information for mission committee chairs, mission coordinators (staff or volunteer), or those excited about the mission of the church. Click the link below to add your info.
Check out our events page for three great events coming your way in 2019. Are you hosting a special event (concert, speaker, training, etc.) at a time OTHER than Sunday morning worship? Submit your event below to be included on our SPECIAL EVENTS Calendar.