The Strategic Planning Team of the Presbytery of the James is eager to share with you the results of our work together over the past two years. Our hopes, intentions, and objectives for the future of the POJ have come together in the Strategic Plan that was introduced at the called meeting on Saturday, November 21.

The SPT will host a number of Listening/Feedback Sessions in early January via Zoom and audio conferencing. Watch for an email and/or check here or call the POJ office after December 17 for specific dates and times. We are excited to be in conversation with you!

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At the October 2017 stated meeting, Presbytery of the James formed a Strategic Planning Team to guide its work over the five-year period of 2020 through 2025. In October 2018, the presbytery approved a slate of 15 members. The team began meeting in January 2019.

Meeting Archive


The goals of the Strategic Planning Team are to:

  1. articulate a vision and mission for the POJ;
  2. propose a structure for the implementation of the vision and mission; and
  3. recommend a financial plan for the implementation of the vision and mission.


​Jen Rowe