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 ...
  • 1/20 | PEVA Annual MLK Service 4:00 at King's Grant PC
  • 1/21 | PEVA Office Closed
  • 1/26 | PEVA Stated Meeting
  • 2/5 | COM 4:00 at Providence
  • 2/11 | Interims 12:00 at PEVA
  • 2/11 | Council 2:00 at PEVA
  • 2/19 | CPM 9:30 at PEVA
  • 2/22-23 | Church Leaders Retreat
  • 2/27 | SMT 10:00 at PEVA
Next PEVA Stated Meeting

January, 26

Hilton PC

34 Main Street

Newport News, Va

INTERIM PASTOR SOUGHT - Wythe PC, Hampton, VA

The Wythe congregation in Hampton, Virginia is looking for an Interim Pastor.  This multi-cultural congregation includes members who came from Myanmar and are part of a Myanmar Fellowship which meets at the church. This is a congregation with an open, joy-filled spirit but it is also challenged by the dynamics of small churches in an urban residential community.  Job description 

INTERIM PASTOR SOUGHT: Lynnhaven Presbyterian Church

Lynhaven Presbyterian Church, 136 South Lynnhaven Rd., Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking an Intentional Interim Pastor to assist us in finding a new Pastor to lead us in the worship of Christ and do His work on Earth.  With the help of the Holy Spirit, our primary goal is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. Please read the Intentional Pastor Agreement for more information.

PASTOR SOUGHT: Holmes Presbyterian Church

HOLMES PC (22635 Bayview Circle, Cape Charles, VA 22635) is seeking a pastor to lead the congregation in worship. The church is located on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Virginia near the town of Cape Charles. This is a solo-pastor position, serving in a part-time capacity of 75% full work load. Click POSITION DESCRIPTION to review complete details. Please contact tuckerwatson@gmail.com to submit resumes or for additional information.

Long Term International Volunteer

Elementary Teacher in Uganda - With national offices in Louisville, Kentucky, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) focuses on the national and international mission work of the church. It serves and works with congregations, presbyteries, synods and global church partners to carry forth the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. The Long Term Volunteer (LTV) Teacher will teach elementary age missionary children and East African children (Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, etc) for a half day within tents lacking electricity and limited learning materials. During the second half of the day, the LTV will provide additional lessons for the missionary children within the family’s home. Uganda schools are closed for four months out of the year, so the LTV Teacher will also teach the missionary children and neighborhood children during this four-month period. More information.

Training Officer, Theological Education by Extension Zambia (TEEZ) With national offices in Louisville, Kentucky, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) focuses on the national and international mission work of the church. It serves and works with congregations, presbyteries, and synods as the central provider of resources that enable individuals, congregations, and governing bodies to carry forth the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. The work at the Presbyterian Center is carried out by approximately 275 staff members who provide overall support for the mission of the church. The Theological Education by Extension Zambia (TEEZ) Training Officer will work with TEEZ leadership to develop the capacity of TEEZ member churches in designing and implementing church and community based training programs for Elders, Youths, Deacons and Pastors across the 10 provinces of Zambia. More information.

PC(USA) WORLD MISSION OPENINGS

The PC(USA), World Mission, has several mission co-worker positions available.

  • Educational Consultant (international Mission Co-Worker), DR Congo - In a country in which the PC(USA) church partners have a long-standing commitment to transforming lives through education, this coworker will assist the Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa (CPK) and Presbyterian Community of Congo (CPC) education departments in the development, support, implementation and evaluation of strategic plans to expand and strengthen the churches’ primary and secondary education programs. This work will involve accompanying our partners and learning from their experiences and context in order to engage them purposefully in locally sustainable initiatives that will move their educational ministries towards excellence. These initiatives will include building their capacities in infrastructure, teacher skills and training, administration and community involvement. The mission coworker will work closely with PC(USA) constituents engaged in this work, seeking to facilitate their active involvement with the Congo Mission Network in achieving the CPK and CPC goals for education excellence, and helping to make connections with NGOs working in related fields.
    The mission co-worker will be based with CPK, which will their primary partner supervisor. Up to 30% of their time can be dedicated to working with the education department of CPC in coordination with the CPK work schedule. MORE INFO ...
  • Associate for Domestic Issues (Office of Public Witness), Washington, DC -  Represent the views of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly on matters of domestic policy to members of Congress; Equip Presbyterians to engage in advocacy on domestic legislative issues; manage the internship program for the office and coordinate communications. MORE INFO ...
  • Regional Liaison for South Asia, Sri Lanka - The Regional Liaison (RL) for South Asia will serve as facilitator of denominational PC(USA) support for partner programs, relationships, and activities, and as an implementer of regional strategies in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. MORE INFO ...

Del Braaksma
Mission Coordinator, Mission Personnel Team
Presbyterian World Mission
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Toll free number 1 888 728 7228, ext. 5849
Del.Braaksma@pcusa.org