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  • 6/18 - 7/9 225th General Assembly
  • 7/4 PEVA Office Closed
  • 7/5 COM TBA
  • 7/7 Congregational Vitality Team 1:00 p.m. via Zoom
  • 7/8 REPORTS DUE
  • 7/11 Presbtery Council 1:00 Hybrid from PEVA office
  • 7/15 PEVA Packet posted by 5 p.m.
  • 7/19 Commission on Preparation for Ministry 9:30 a.m. 
  • 7/20 PEVA Board of Trustees 1:00 TBA
  • 7/26 130th Stated PEVA meeting Hybrid via Zoom at Second PC, Norfolk
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"We build bridges across divides

to deepen connection to Christ

and one another to serve the world." 

JULY STATED MEETING 

The next stated meeting of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia will be on
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 
 
begining at 10:00 a.m. at Second Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, VA. This will be a hybrid meeting using Zoom.
 
 

UKRAINE SUPPORT

The PCUSA launched an appeal for funds to help support the Church’s humanitarian response to the war  when Russia attacked Ukraine.

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Synod Men Gathering

The SYNOD MEN of the Mid Atlantic gathering will be held at MASSANETTA SPRINGS  JULY 15 - 17, 2022 

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PCUSA NEWLY ELECTED CO-MODERATORS

Co-Moderators of the General Assembly Ruth Santana-Grace (left) and Shavon Starling-Louis (right). (Image by Rich Copley)

On June 18th, 2022, commissioners to the 225th General Assembly elected the Rev. Ruth Santana-Grace and the Rev. Shavon Starling-Louis as PCUSA  Co-Moderators. Together they’ll serve a two-year term, the fourth straight team of Co-Moderators to win election.

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 74 Presbyteries (45%), 10 Synods (77%), 942 Congregations (11%) 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.

***Resource for the 2022-23 Revised Common Lectionary Year A is for preachers and musicians planning worship in light of the Matthew 25 vision Looking ahead to ‘A Year with Matthew for a Matthew 25 Church’ ***

Confirmation for the Matthew 25 Congregation: Commissioned to Change the World

Guide looks at films that can be of help for a church wanting to enhance its congregational vitality “Engaging Matthew 25 Through Film – Building Congregational Vitality” is a video guide that helps the reader answer the question: What is congregational vitality?

Synod Men of the Mid-Atlantic Gathering 

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The SYNOD MEN of the Mid Atlantic GATHERING will be held at MASSANETTA SPRINGS  JULY 15 - 17, 2022 

CLICK BROCHURE to open, read, save, and print all the information you'll need to register and plan.  Go to  http://www.midatlanticmen.org/programs/mens-conference20.cfm for more information.