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PEVA STATED MEETING 1/27/2018
The next stated meeting of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia is on Saturday, January 27, 2018 begining at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Providence Presbyterian Church, 5497 Providence Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. Registration and refreshments will begin at 9:00 a.m. The film Racial Taboo will be shown followed by break out group discussions. Please see our PEVA Meeting Documents page for more information.
PEVA STATED MEETING 1/27/2018
The next stated meeting of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia is on Saturday, January 27, 2018 begining at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at Providence Presbyterian Church, 5497 Providence Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. Registration and refreshments will begin at 9:00 a.m. The film Racial Taboo will be shown followed by break out group discussions. Please see our PEVA Meeting Documents page for more information.
PEVA Gathering Commemorating the Life and Ministry of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

The theme of the gathering, held on Sunday, January 14 at Williamsburg PC, was "The Urgency of Now Demands Truth toward Unity." Leading in worship were the Rev. John E. Morgan (Pastor, Williamsburg PC), The Rev. Liza Hendricks (General Presbyter, PEVA), the Rev. Veronica Thomas (Pastor, First United PC), the Rev. Alexander Creager (Pastor, Stone House PC), Elder Kelvin Jackson (NBPC, Eastern Virginia Chapter), the Rev. Helen B. Byrd, and Elders Claudette Gravely and Lisa Schlickenmeyer (PEVA Peacemaking Committee). Dr. Antipas Harris (President, The Urban Renewal Center, Norfolk, VA) was the speaker and delivered the message "Only One Thing Is Needed." Dr. Matthew N. Russell (Assistant Professor of Music and Music Education, Norfolk State University, & Minister of Music, Bank St. Memorial Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA) served as pianist/organist and choir director.

 

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The congregation joining hands while singing "We Shall Overcome."

 

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The MLK Choir, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Russell, included members from churches across the Presbytery.

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PDA- RESPONSE TO MUD SLIDES
In the midst of mudslide and flash flooding in California, PDA has reached out to the Presbytery of Santa Barbara to offer assistance.  Three PDA National Volunteers live in Santa Barbara and are very engaged locally with their congregations and the community.  If you would like to send a check through the PEVA office, please make the check out to PEVA and mail to: PEVA, 801 Loudoun Ave., Portsmouth, VA 23707 and write "MUD SLIDES " DR000015.  You can give online by clicking DONATE PDA.  To learn more about the recovery efforts CLICK HERE