October 22-23, 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.

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Our host for this gathering will be Charleston Presbyterian Church in Charleston, 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 $25 and 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. (note: clicking the button below will open a new tab for secure payment)

If paying for a group, be sure to change the quantity on the left to the appropriate number of in-person attendees.

  • Mail check BY TUESDAY, OCT 19, or bring check on the 22nd to the registration table
    • Check for $25 per in-person registrant (virtual participants do not need to pay)
    • Payable to “Presbytery of South Carolina”
    • Mail to: 1405 Miles Dr., Charleston, SC 29601
    • Please include memo: “Presbytery Gathering”.

Icon-hotel  Hotels

Registrants are responsible for their own accommodations.  Since the deadline has passed for our group rate locations, suggest looking at affordable rates at hotels near our gathering location.

Examples/suggestions on Google.

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FRIDAY Schedule:

  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM – PSC Council Meeting
  • 3:45 – 5:15 PM – PSC Ministry Team Meetings
  • 5:00 – 6:00 PM – Registration
  • 5:45 – 6:30 PM – Dinner/Fellowship
  • 6:30 – 6:45 PM – Welcome and Announcements
  • 6:45 – 7:30 PM – Worship with Communion
    Sermon:  Candidate Ewan Sweeney
  • 7:30 – 9:00 PM – Presentations/Speakers:
    – Whiteville Worshipping Community:  CLP II Annelle Waldron, Calabash Covenant Presbyterian Church
    – Microexpressions and Worshipping Communities:   John A. Terech, Jr. – ECO Executive Director of Operations
    – Each One Reach One:  CLP I Peg Stinnett, CLP I Karen Scheboth, CLP I Gloria Wimmer, Calabash Covenant Presbyterian Church      


  • 8:00 – 8:45 AM – Breakfast/Fellowship
  • 8:45 – 9:00 AM – Prayer and Praise
  • 9:00 – 10:15 AM – Presbytery Business Meeting
  • 10:15 – 11:00 AM – Flourish Institute: Graduate School of Ministry  |  Mark R. Patterson, PhD – Director
  • 11:00 – 12:30 PM – Presentations/Speakers:  
    – Parking Lot Drive Through Prayer Ministry: Deacon Loretta Gobbel, Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church
    – The Story of Reality: Rev. Kelly Gabriele and Elder Harold Wiegel, Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church
  • 1:00 PM – End of Gathering and Beginning of Witnessing

The docket (agenda & information) will be sent to all participants via email in the week before the gathering.

Icon-Info Our theme/topics

  • Our topic for this gathering is EVANGELISM.
    We’ll have various speakers who will share from their experiences and suggest best practices for our respective communities.
  • If you have a request for any particular theme or topic, please email southcarolinamod@ecopresbytery.org.