Proposed Amendments to the Book of Order

At the upcoming January Stated meeting of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia, the Presbytery will be voting on the proposed changes to the Book of Order approved by and recommended to the presbyteries for their affirmative or negative votes by the 223rd General Assembly (2018).

Commissioners can review the proposed changes by reading the STUDY GUIDE.

Upcoming ...
  • 12/24 - 12/26 | PEVA Office CLOSED
  • 12/31 - 1/1 | PEVA Office CLOSED
  • 1/08 | COM 4:00 at PEVA
  • 1/09 | REPORTS DUE
  • 1/09 | Council 10:00 at PEVA
  • 1/12 | Hunger 10:00 at PEVA
  • 1/14 | Interims 12:00 at PEVA
  • 1/14 | RDT 6:30 at Comm. PC Portsmouth
  • 1/15 | CPM 9:30 at PEVA
  • 1/15 | RDT 9:30 at Gathering
  • 1/15 | Peacemaking 10:30 at PEVA
  • 1/16 | SMT 10:30 at PEVA
  • 1/16 | UPM/ODU Steering 1:30 at 2nd PC
  • 1/20 | PEVA Annual MLK Service 4:00 at King's Grant PC
Next PEVA Stated Meeting

January, 26

Hilton PC

34 Main Street

Newport News, Va

"We build bridges across divides to deepen connection
to Christ and one another to serve the world."

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The PEVA Chapter of the National Black Caucus and the PEVA Peacemaking Ministry Team invite you to the PEVA Annual Martin Luther King Worship Service on Sunday, January 20, at 4:00 p.m. This year's service is hosted by King's Grant Presbyterian Church, 745 Little Neck Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23452. The Rev. Chris Carrasco (Pastor at King's Grant Presbyterian Church) will deliver the message "God Will Make a Way." The 27 member MLK choir (comprised of singers from several PEVA churches) will be joined by the Virginia Children's Chorus Chamber Singers and the FalsoNotes of Huguenot High School in Richmond, VA all under the direction of Dr. Matthew N. Russell (Assistant Professor of Music/Music Education at NSU, Music Educator/Director for the Virginia Children's Chorus Camber Singers, Minister of Music at Bank Street Memorial Baptist Church in Norfolk, VA).

Please join us as we celebrate the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The congregation of Second PC assembled hurricane relief kits for their sister church St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC.

The Rev. Catherine Monroe (r), Second PC, with the Rev. Rob Lapp (l) and the Rev. Derek Macleof (c), St Andrews Covenant PC, Wilmington, NC.

The congregation of Thailia Trinity PC after their last congregational meeting. They are merging with King's Grant PC.

Clothing, hygiene kits, food, and other supplies collated by various PEVA churches were delivered to the Migrant Head Start Centers on the Eastern Shore in August.

PEVA youth from Community PC (Hampton), Simonsdale PC, Hilton PC, Grace Covenant PC, and King's Grant PC at Montreat Youth Conference 2018.

The Rev. Eulalie Kitega and Rev. Anbgelique Nkanru Mikanda spoke at a breakfast at Bayside PC in honor of the DRC's independence day.

Special events were held at Bayside and New Horizons PCs marking the 68th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's independence day.

PEVA officers and "Hands & Feet" mission group at the 223rd General Assembly which was held in June in St. Louis, Missouri.

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PC(USA)PDA Responds

Disaster Assistance Response of the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is responding to needs from Wildfires on the West Coast, Hurricane Florence  and Michael on the East Coast, Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines and the Earthquake in Port-de-Paix Haiti.  Presbyterians are asked to join in the response and encourage those in need by standing in the “GAP”.  The needs for the response will be great. God’s people are once again called on to stand in the “GAP”—Give. Act. Pray.  

Give - Four PDA numbers have been assigned for monetary gifts to help the devastated regions:
DR000165 - U.S. Wildfires "California"
DR000169 - US Hurricane Response "Hurricane Florence/Michael"
DR000194 - "Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines"
DR000064 - "Earthquake in Port-de-Paix Haiti"

Donations may be sent to the Presbytery office using these numbers. All funds will be forwarded to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.  Gifts can also be made online at http://pda.pcusa.org/page/give/,
by phone at (800) 872-3283.

Act - Presbyterians are encouraged to assemble Gift of the Heart cleanup buckets pda.pcusa.org/ page/kits. Learn how you and your congregation can help families who have lost everything in the devastation. Stay informed on FacebookTwitter, and download resources, and share updates with your congregation.

Pray - Pray for the people impacted by these storms; for the first responders who put themselves in harm’s way to care for others; for the communities; and for God’s sustaining grace through it all.

PC(USA)Community Demographics

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Research Services of the PC(USA) offers a webpage to obtain demographic reports for a specific community. Interested? VIEW HERE