Introverts, Extroverts and Presbytery Meetings

At our meeting last Saturday, we had an incredibly helpful conversation about building relationships with strangers while also being an introvert. Did you know that a lot of pastors are introverts? Yep. It’s true. So much so that even me, a clear extrovert, is often “done” with my allotment of words by the end of the day….

A Clear Structure for Presbytery

This past Saturday, the TTF worked diligently on our goal to “present a clear structure for our Presbytery.” This task will include an organizational structure for our work as well as a recommendation for future staffing.One of the things that guided our work on Saturday was remembering our history. Several years ago, the mission council of…

Spiritual Nourishment at a Presbytery Gathered Meeting

Thought we’d repost this one from a few weeks back…  At our last Presbytery Gathered, we heard from the stories of three people who were moving from inquirer to candidacy in their process for ordination. The work of the Committee on Preparation is a highlight for many. We’ve heard from many saying how this part of…

Engaging Adults Conference, April 30

Vibrant Faith is coming to central NJ, hosted at Grace Presbyterian Church on Saturday, April 30, 9am-3:30pm. Cost: $61.17-$79.53 It’s time! It’s time for every church to commit to adult faith formation. The transmission of faith to the next generation lies not in our work with children and youth, but rather with adults. We talk…