• 8/03 Commission on Ministry 4:00 via ZOOM
  • 8/05 Congreagational Vitality Team 1:00 via ZOOM
  • 8/09 Council 1:30 at Second PC
  • 8/10 Tom Bandy Webinar 10:00 a.m. via Zoom
  • 8/17 Commission on Preparation for Ministry 9:30 via ZOOM
  • 8/18 Trustees 1:30 via ZOOM
  • 8/29 Congo Partnership Ministry 3:00 at First United PC
  • 8/31 Nominations 10:00 via ZOOM

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

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When will our community feel the full impact of the “new normal”?

How are public attitudes toward religion shifting?

Which ministries are critical for the future. . . and which ones are not?

Questions like these float through many church leader’s minds—if they’ve crossed yours, join the CVT in welcoming Tom Bandy, well known author and church consultant as he presents Major Trends in the Post-Pandemic Church on Tuesday August 10 from 10-11:30am via zoom!  

The presentation will offer opportunities for your questions, too!  

Tom Bandy is an internationally recognized author, consultant, and leadership coach for Christian organizations and faith-based non-profits.

Next Stated Meeting 

The next stated meeting of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia will be on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 begining at 10:00 a.m.
It will be held a First Presbyterian Church, 330 36th Street, Virginia Beach, VA.


PEVA COACHING NETWORK logoThe Congregational Vitality team has launch a new

coaching program

or PEVA Ministers, Commissioned Pastors, and other church leaders. 


PEVA Office

Given recent CDC guidelines, the PEVA office will be gradually reopening. Please call 757-397-7063 before you visit or to make an appointment. We continue to be concerned for those who are not vaccinated or immunocompromised and we encourage everyone to take appropriate precautions.
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Sponsored by the Racial Dialogue Ministry Team, a subcommittee of the Presbytery's Compassion, Peace, and Justice Ministry Team. REGISTER/MORE INFORMATION


The Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)  is working on a relief effort for Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the recent eruption of the Nirangona Volcano that has caused the displacement of more than 400,000 people. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is currently processing a $10,000 solidarity grant in response to the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo and subsequent earthquakes. They are working with the Congo Mission Network and Presbyterian World Mission to discuss the best ways to support the global partner’s response.Contributions should be made directly to the PDA online or by check using the account: Democratic Republic of Congo DR000088Click here to donate or for more information.

Read the Presbyterian News Service Article here.


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We are called to actively engage in the world around us, so our faith comes alive and we wake up to new possibilities.  We are invited to act boldly and compassionately to serve people who are hungry, oppressed, imprisoned or poor.  Join in with our brothers and sisters and we can help our denomination (PCUSA) be a more relevant, unified presence in the world.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.  Exciting news First PC Hampton, First United PC, King's Grant PC, Saint  Andrew PC, Suffolk PC and New Horizons PC are Matthew 25 churches within PEVA. 

PEVA's Congregational Vitality, Hunger & Peacemking Teams encourages PEVA churches to become a  Matthew 25 Church.   If our presbytery has 20% or more of our congregations become Matthew 25 churches and embrace these areas of focus we are a creififed Matthew 25 Presbytery.  Let's be the church  together as we are called to do.