14225 Roscoe Boulevard
Panorama City CA 91402
FRIED WILSON ext. 110
Full Charge Bookkeeper
BARRY PETERS ext. 107
NARCISSIS TUCKER BISHOP
Contact officers through Business Manager FRIED WILSON (ext. 110)
Moderator—RE Susan Skoglund
Stated Clerk: TE Mark Hong
Vice-Mod.— TE Joshua Yee
Treas.—RE Bill Hughes
CoA Moderator— RE Janice Takeda
The Synod has an opening for a Full Charge Bookkeeper, part time, beginning in January, 2019. Please see the Position Description for details.
While the deadliest fires ever to strike California continue to burn, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance has deployed four National Response Team members to Southern California, where residents hsve enduried a mass shooting and numerous wide-ranging fires. Additional help will follow, as needed. All of the presbyteries within this synod are affected by the mass shooting and the several separate fires. .READ THE PRESBYTERIAN MISSION ARTICLE
Videos, engaging stories, and a list of involvement opportunities are HERE. This ministry is made possible by your support through Presbyteries of the Pacific, San Gabriel, San Fernando and Los Ranchos and the Synod of Southern California. Please share with your presbytery and congregations!
The national newsletter for Fall, 2018
The Rev. Heidi Worthen Gamble, mission advocate for Pacific Presbytery was recently featured in Presbyterians Today, You may read more HERE.
OVERTURES, BUSINESS ITEMS
Way Forward Committee
Social Justice Committee
Social Justice:Renew the Vision
Fossil Fuel Divestment
Family Separation Issues
Peacemaking: Central America
2018 Synod Assembly Dates
Next Commission of Assembly Meeting TBA
(Racial Ethnic Pastoral Leadership)
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WHO: Racial Ethnic persons persuing M.Div degree or Equivalent
HOW: See information sheet
DEADLINE: "Open" at this time.
QUESTIONS? E-mail The Rev. Narcissis Tucker Bishop, Coordinator (E-mail)
(See information sheet)
INFORMATION SHEET (PDF)
The Peacemaking Offering may be taken at any time, although most churches select World Communion Sunday as the date. A quarter of the offering goes to the Synod committee responsible for peacemaking awareness and events, a quarter to the local presbytery, and half of the offering goes to G.A.The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program is surely among the finest ventures of Christian discipleship our church has been involved with.
Application guidelines for Synod Peacemaking funds are available HERE. The contact person is the Rev. Sunny Kang (e-mail) (cell 310-987-8048).
The Synod has allocated $240,000 for Korean ministries within its bounds. Application is made through the church's presbytery which must match the Synod's contribution. Please see the letter (linked below in Korean and English) for details and instructions.
(PDF) Information Letter
• Committees/Commissions (CoA)
• Synod Permanent Judicial Commission (PJC)
• Committee on Representation and Nominations (CR&N)
• Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Committee (JPIC) (Contact Rev. Sunny Kang)
• Polity & Records
The Commission/Committee Contact is Business Manager Fried Wilson
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The general contact at the Synod office is Fried Wilson (Email)
• Presbyterian Men (PM)
• Presbyterian Women (PW)
• Monte Vista Grove Homes, Inc.
( Presbyterian Camp and Conference)
• Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Commission, Inc.
• Synod of the Nile,
Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt
The Presbyterian Mission website displays many new stories of mission and opportunities. Find it HERE.
Facing Racism–Vision of the Intercultural Communigy: Website and Resources
PDA assistance is assisting in areas throughout California which have been devastated by the recent wildfires and mudslides.
PCUSA.org now files many of its news reports under "tags" that are familiar to users of social media, and the statements from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly Stated Clerk the Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, II are included in this group. These two links may be most helpful for quick retrieval:
List of Subjects (Tags)
PC-Biz (official GA documentation)