Elder/Deacon Development Day – February 20, 2016

Dear Friends, I hope you all are excited for 2016!  Our Presbytery’s Committee for Healthy Congregations is again hosting an Elder/Deacon Development Day! (insert uproarious applause here!) In addition to the expected Elder and Deacon breakout groups, there will be a special third group on Safe Church Practices led by Jane Odell from the Synod.  […]

Youth Bowling Night, January 31, 2016

ROLL on over, there’s no time to SPARE! Stockton Presbytery Youth are going BOWLING and we want YOU there! When:  January 31, 2016 Time: 4:00 – 6:30 pm Who:   All 6th – 12th Graders Cost:   Bowling and Shoe Rental are FREE! Food, drinks, arcade games, etc. are not included. Where:  Manteca Bowl 1251 East […]

Former Stated Clerk Keith Drury Passes Away

I am saddened to inform you that our dear brother in Christ, and former Stated Clerk of the Stockton Presbytery, Keith Drury passed away today, November 25, 2014 at 5:21 p.m. His memorial service will be on Friday, December 12 in the afternoon (time TBA) at Central Presbyterian Church, Merced. While we are saddened by […]

General Assembly Update for Wednesday (from Rev. Nancy Clegg, Stated Clerk)

The committees have completed their work.  The business of the General Assembly Plenary has begun.  And for the first time a consent agenda has been voted; based upon recommendations from committees with a super majority (75%) approval.  Over 130 items of business were approved with a single vote!  Our commissioners have been working hard in their committees, and now […]

General Assembly Update for Monday (from Rev. Nancy Clegg, Stated Clerk)

General Assembly News from the Stated Clerk When I go on a retreat it is usually a two-night, two-day event; a speaker, 20-40 people, lodging and shared meals.  When I attend a conference it may extend to three nights and three days; several speakers, workshops, 50-100 (sometimes more) attendees, lodging and shared meals.  When the General Assembly […]