Out of chaos, hope
Your gifts are urgently needed now to support the communities devastated by these historic hurricanes and earthquakes..
You can join in the response and encourage those in need by standing in the “GAP” — Give. Act. Pray.
Please use links available at Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.
IN THE NEWS: Zephyr Point Hosts Inaugural Retreat for Homeless Persons
(Zephyr Point is a related entity of the Synod.)
The Presbyterian Mission website has a new look, and many new features. You'll find it HERE.
A list of online resources is HERE.
Facing Racism–Vision of the Intercultural Communigy: Website and Resources
The Synod's Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Committee (JPIC), recently sponsored a climate crisis conference. The information flyer includes contact information.
For updates and general information about the work of the committee, please contact The Rev. Sunny Kang.
Please download the Partnership Grants Protocol bulletin, linked below, to learn how the synod, in partnership with PC (U.S.A.) may be able to assist your congregation.
PDA assistance was available during the 2016 wildfire emergencies within the Southern California area, for example
Every World Communion Sunday (the first Sunday in October) is an opportunity for taking the Peacemaking Offering, a quarter of which goes to the Synod committee responsible for peacemaking awareness and events, a quarter to the local presbytery (if still organized for such gospel-based witness), and a half of the offering to G.A. In its 34th year the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program is surely among the finest ventures of Christian discipleship our church has been involved with.
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.
Synod Executive & Stated Clerk
MARK HONG ext. 109
FRIED WILSON ext. 110
Full Charge Bookkeeper
BARRY PETERS ext. 107
( Email )
NARCISSIS TUCKER BISHOP
( Email )
Moderator—RE Janice Takeda
Stated Clerk: TE Mark Hong
Vice-Mod.— RE Susan Skoglund
Treas.—RE Bill Hughes
CoA Moderator— RE Maurice Caskey
Our Synod gives scholarship money to racial ethnic seminarians. The window for Spring, 2017 closed on April 30, but forms are still available below for those who have made other arrangements.
The application is customarily submitted electronically via e-mail (in MS Word); if you need another format please use the contact the Coordinator at Rev. Narcissis Tucker Bishop via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applicants will need the Application Form and the Applications Instructions, linked above under "Download:"
Part IV of the application will require a signature from your CPM/COM/Session OR a typed signature on the Word version, e-mailed to REPL from an e-mail account under the same name. Part IV is included inthe MS Word electronic-fill-in application so the applicant can forward the completed form to the CPM/COM/Session to complete and e-mail to REPL. If you prefer, you may supply a PDF version of Part IV to your CPM/COM/Session instead, using the Part IV Application PDF, below. That page can be returned by mail, FAX, or (if scanned after signing) by e-mail, where the committee will match it up with Parts I - III that the applicant submitted electronically.
PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE WAS
APRIL 30, 2017. There will be another application season this year, in the Fall.
For additional information or technical assistance please contact:
Rev. Narcissis Tucker Bishop
• Synod Commission of Assembly (CoA)
• Synod Permanent Judicial Commission (PJC) • Committee on Representation and Nominations (CR&N);
• Racial Ethnic Pastoral Leadership Committee (REPL);
• Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Committee (JPIC)
• Polity & Records
• Monte Vista Grove Homes, Inc.
( Presbyterian Camp and Conference)
• Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Commission, Inc.
• Presbyterian Men
• Presbyterian Women
• Related Mission Partners
Part-time; position description is linked below. This position’s duties are, but are not limited to, designing and keep current the presbytery’s website, social media sites and preparing the presbytery’s weekly newsletter. If interested, please send resume to email@example.com
SYNOD OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII
14225 Roscoe Boulevard, Panorama City CA 91402
Phone: 213.483-3840 • FAX: 818-891-0212
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