September 12, 2016

Next Stated Presbytery Meeting
The next
Stated Meeting #101 
Tuesday, Nov.1 
First Presbyterian Church, Greer
100 School Street, Greer  
In This Issue
Youth Ministry Cohort
SC Lay School
International Peacemaker Visit
Welcome Art & Dana!
Middle School Retreat
Youth Leaders Round Table
InDwellings Event
Benefit for AID Upstate
Alzheimer's Program
James Carroll in Anderson
PW Gathering
Interim Pastor Training
Minister-Educator Retreat
Employment Opportunities
Resource Center
Upcoming Dates
Quick Links

Foothills Presbytery Office Hours
9:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Thursday
Office Closed
on Friday.


Through abundant and generous gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing, Presbyterians have for many years faithfully heeded God's call to serve people seeking to reclaim and restore their lives.


Thornwell Home for Children

Keep the South Carolina Inn in mind when you start making your summer plans. If you plan to attend a conference at Montreat or just want some time away in the beautiful mountains, you can find room in the South Carolina Inn or the Kirk Apartments. Give Chuck a call to inquire about options and to make reservations - 828-669-7460 or cell phone 828-230-5171.


Stewardship of Creation Enabler Connections  

What's New:

If you're like most youth workers, you've got notebooks filled 
with pages and pages of notes and ideas from training 
events you've attended.  But sometimes you wonder if 
all that learning really made any difference in your ministry.  
If you'd like to see sustainable change in your own life and ministry, the youth ministry coaching cohort, co-sponsored by Foothills Presbytery and Ministry Architects, may be exactly what you need

SC Lay School of Theology
SC Lay School PC

The fall session of the S.C. Lay School of Theology will be
October 14-16, 2016 at Presbyterian College.  Registration materials will be available in September and can be found on the Charleston Atlantic Presbytery website.

International Peacemaker - FP
International Peacemaker 
Gladys Lariba Mahama 
is coming to Foothills Presbytery 
Oct 19-23!
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church, Greenville, W ednesday, October 19.  Dinner is at 5:45 pm, followed by the program from 6:30 - 7:15 pm.  For more information about reservations for this event, please contact Fourth Presbyterian Church at 864-232-8123,
  • Presbytery Office, Thursday Oct 20, 12 noon.   RSVP by October 18 to: LeAnne White, 864-288-5774 or .  **Box Lunch will be available at $10 per person, please indicate whether you will have lunch in your rsvp.**
  • Small Church Gathering Oct 20 
    at Piedmont Church at 6:15 pm -
    Gladys will be guest speaker
  • Annual Presbyterian Women's Retreat at Epworth by the Sea October 21-23 -
    Gladys will be attending with Foothills Presbyterian Women
Welcome Art Williams & Dana Waters!

Ruling Elder Art Williams 
(Fort Hill) currently serves as CRE for the Richland Church.

Dana Waters serves as Associate Pastor for  Youth at Fort Hill Church.

Middle School Retreat!

Rev. Matt Matthews, keynote
Sam Burchfield, music leader

Deadline to Register is Sept. 27!!
 Youth Leaders Round Table
Join us!
Youth Ministry Leader's ROUNDTABLE
Tuesday October 4
12:00 - 1:30 pm 
at  the Presbytery Office
   2242 Woodruff Rd,  Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 288-5774

***** We will provide 
Chick-fil-A sandwich  & fries 
but we need to know you are 
to attend  *****
InDwellings Event!
2016 ID 
You're invited to Homecoming 2016!

It's an evening to benefit InDwellings - a local nonprofit providing
homes for adults with intellectual disabilities. 

Join us
at Larkin's Sawmill
on September 16
from 7 pm - 11 pm

Featuring the live music of Hot As A Pepper, dancing, auction fun, and heavy hors  d'oeuvres. Discounted, pre-sale tickets ($50) are on sale now from board members, by mail, at our  office, and at

For more information, or to purchase a table, please call  864.283.6080. 
Benefit for AID Upstate!
"Dining with Friends to benefit AID Upstate!"  

Friday, Sept 16th
 at North Anderson Community Church Presbyterian 
from 5:30-8 pm 
Dinner provided by Pompous Pig, Entertainment, Raffles, Walk the Labyrinth and much more -  Come join as we support those in our Upstate area  impacted by AIDS.
Alzheimers Program at PCSC
Alzheimer's and You
Presented by:  Karen Nichols
Sessions are:  September 22nd, 29th, October 7th, 13th and 20th

Each session will be 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm
205 Bud Nalley Drive
Easley, SC  29642
If you need care assistance for your loved one please call 307-1977 to RSVP.

James Carroll speaking in Anderson
Reimagining Christ 
for the Modern World 

October 16, 2016
St. John's United Methodist Church
515 S. McDuffie Street, Anderson , SC 29624

Presbyterian Women Gathering
Triennial Gathering of
Presbyterian Women in the Synod of South Atlantic
October 21 - 23, 2016  all-day

Epworth by the Sea
100 Arthur J Moore Dr
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
Molly McCarthy, 912-660-4969,

Scholarship Funds available!  Please contact Jane Frost for more information:
Interim Pastor Training

The Georgia Cluster is hosting
Interim Pastor Training, 
January 25 - 29 at Calvin Center (Atlanta). 

This event is perfect for quality individuals looking to expand their skill set. Please find the attached brochure (below) describing this information packed five day event.
The leadership team includes:
  • Rev. Joel Alvis
  • Rev. Tim Rogers-Martin 
Minister/Educator Retreat
Speaker: Carol Howard Merritt

Employment Opportunities
New Positions Available!  

New in the Resource Center!
Foothills Presbytery  RESOURCE CENTER

Please take a minute 
and visit the new items list 
on the  Resource Center website here!
Coming Up....
Mark your Calendars 
            Dates to Remember

September 12 Governing Body Team meeting  
September 15  Examinations & Small Church Leaders meeting
September 16  InDwellings Homecoming Event
September 20  Equipping the Saints meeting
September 22 Committee on Preparation meeting
September 27 Nominations meeting
September 29 Christian Educators gathering
Oct. 4 Youth ministry Roundtable
Oct. 14-16 Lay School at PC
Oct. 19-20 International Peace Maker visits SC
Oct. 21-23 PW Triennial Gathering 
Oct. 22-23 Middle School Retreat
November 1 Presbytery Meeting #101, First Greer

To see all of the upcoming events with detailed information like time and location, OR to let us know about an event you would like us to share, check out the events page on our website: