April 16-17, 2021 Presbytery Gathering

Our next gathering has been scheduled and will be an in-person gathering with a Zoom-option (for folks who want to participate but aren’t quite ready for a large group gathering). Look for the Zoom link to be posted here in the week before the event or sent from your church leaders.

Clicking this link will take you to the Zoom “waiting room”. If you’re having trouble connecting send a text msg to 3366027692 (Justin Lewis / Vice Moderator)

Icon-MapMarker Location

Our host for this gathering will be First Presbyterian Church in Greenville, SC.

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If you have issues with your registration or have not received information, please contact the clerk – Joe Johnston.

Pay  Cost/Payment

PAYMENT IS CLOSED: Due to meal planning, the payment of $20 is no longer being accepted. includes dinner on Friday night and breakfast Saturday morning). There is NO COST if you are only planning to attend the meetings and/or attend virtually.

  • Bring or mail check BY APRIL 13
    • First Presbyterian Church, 200 W Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601
    • Check for $20 per in-person registrant;
    • Please include memo: “Presbytery Gathering”.
  • Contact Autumn Clark (864-235-0496) if you have difficulty with payment options.

Icon-hotel  Hotels

Registrants are responsible for their own accommodations.  We suggest the Crowne Plaza:

Icon-download Gathering information (i.e. the Docket)

FRIDAY Schedule:

  • 5:45 – 6:30 PM – Dinner/Fellowship
  • 6:30 – 6:45 PM – Welcome and Announcements
  • 6:45 – 7:30 PM – Worship: Having a Passion for the Presence
  • 7:30 – 9:00 PM – Presentation: A New Approach to Church Planting


  • 8:00 – 8:45 AM – Breakfast/Fellowship
  • 8:45 – 9:00 AM – Prayer and Praise
  • 9:00 – 10:15 AM – Business Meeting
  • 10:15 – 10:30 AM — Break
  • 10:30 – 12 Noon – Presentations:
    1. Racial Reconciliation from a Christian Perspective
    2. Becoming a Flourishing Church
  • END of Gathering

Docket (Gathering Information)

Icon-Info Our theme/topics

  • Church Planting in South Carolina
    • Mary Ann Edwards, Greenwood, SC; PSC Church Planting Chair
    • Andy Guthe, Mill River Community Church, Fort Mill, SC
    • Drew Kornreich, I M Church, Aiken, SC
  • Living out Gospel-Perspective in Race Relations
    • Chris Handley, Assoc. Pastor, Florence, SC
  • Every Church on a Flourishing Journey (with Flourishing Liaisons)
    • Allen Thompson, Senior Pastor, N. Augusta, SC; MPT Chair
    • Chris Handley, Assoc. Pastor, Florence, SC