Final Planning Guide a Gift for Loved Ones

The Church Pastor Relations Committee of the presbytery’s Commission on Ministry has created a resource to help church members make plans for their passage to eternal life. In A Last Gift for My Family and Friends, individuals can gather in one place important information about their financial accounts, insurance policies, and funeral plans. Please share

Highlights of the 113th Meeting

The 113th stated meeting of the Presbytery of the James was held on February 18, 2023, at Westminster Church (Richmond) as a hybrid meeting. Participants, in person and via Zoom, included 110 teaching elders and 92 ruling elders representing 61 congregations. Moderator Dan Jordanger (Providence, Gum Spring) called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

Join POJ in Celebrating the Gifts of Women

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate and honor the achievements of women throughout history. This year’s theme, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” honors women in every community who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art and news, pursuing truth, and reflecting society decade after decade. To launch Women’s History

Celebrating the Contributions of African Americans

African Americans have been enriching the Presbyterian Church for more than two centuries. The first ordained African American minister in the Presbyterian Church was John Gloucester. Rising from slavery and oppression, he formed the first African American Presbyterian congregation in the early 1800s in Philadelphia. Many years later, in 1974, PC(USA) ordained the first black woman,