Friday, March 22, 2013

Mountain (PA) Church finds home with ECO

Mountain Presbyterian Church finds home with ECO
  • Sunbury, PA (Susquehanna River Valley)
  • dismissed from the PCUSA to ECO on Jan. 19
  • Presbytery of Northumberland
  • Started in 1828
  • 86 Members
  • "The presbytery was very gracious, very accommodating"
  • October 2012 unanimous vote
  • three years of per capita, totaling $7,900
  • ECO does not have per-capita payments, instead requiring a 1-percent annual fee of local church budgets

Pacolet Presbyterian Church, formed in 1751, closing its doors

Pacolet Presbyterian Church, formed in 1751, closing its doors

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Stockton PC (Alabama) was granted dismissal to join the EPC

The Layman Online Story: Stockton Presbyterian Church was granted dismissal to join the EPC
  • Presbytery of South Alabama
  • dismissal process as one that seemed to be cordial in its handling.
  • 75 members
  • Founded in 1847

FPC-Mora leaves PCUSA

Layman Online Story: FPC-Mora leaves PCUSA
  • First Presbyterian Church of Mora
  • east-central Minnesota
  • EPC
  • Presbytery of Northern Waters
  • $150,000
  • congregation voted 55-2 to accept the terms to finalize dismissal from the PCUSA.

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Presbyterian Church in United States (Confederate) - PCUS(S) Presbyterian Church in United States Atlanta, Ga.4,250/814,9311861-1983
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) PC(U.S.A) UPCUSA(N) & PCUS(S) Louisville, Kentucky11,596/3,122,213June 10, 1983
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