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  • 2/1 Commission on Ministry 4:00 p.m. via TBD
  • 2/3 Congregational Vitality Team 1:00 p.m. via ZOOM
  • 2/7 Statistical Reports Due
  • 2/8 Gathering Beyond Worship Zoom Event 10:00 a.m.
  • 2/14 Council 1:00 TBD
  • 2/15 Commission on Preparation for Ministry 9:30 a.m. TBD
  • 2/16 PEVA Trustees at 1:00 via ZOOM
  • 2/21 PEVA Office Closed
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"We build bridges across divides

to deepen connection to Christ

and one another to serve the world." 

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PC(USA) PDA Responds to Tornadoes

 

In the early hours of December 11th, several tornadoes ripped through multiple U.S. states, resulting in extensive damage and significant loss of life.  To support our response, designate gifts to DR000015.

PDA is in touch with affected presbyteries to coordinate resources and assistance. To register interest in volunteering for rebuilding efforts when they are ready, email PDA.CallCenter@pcusa.org.

PCUSA Stated Clerk mourns loss of life in December tornado outbreak.

Jan. Stated Meeting 

The next stated meeting of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia will be on
 
Saturday, January 22 
 
begining at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church of Princess Anne, 2228 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. 
 
 

COACHING NETWORK

PEVA COACHING NETWORK logoThe Congregational Vitality team has launch a new

coaching program

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

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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.

BECOME A MATTHEW 25 CHURCH

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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.

A Message from PMA: A new video has been released that share a powerful story about two churches who answered the Matthew 25 invitation to focus on racism and poverty and its impact on their congregational vitality. It models a way to address difficult topics from a place of grace and reconciliation. The CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO DOWNLOAD 

There are 73 Presbyteries, 10 Synods, 912 Congregations and 51 other groups through out PCUSA that have committed to  and embrace these areas of focus Building Congregational Vitality, Dismantling Structural Racism and Eradicating Systemic Poverty.

 

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