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Newark Presbytery News

Presbytery Office Closed

The Presbytery Center will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 for the President’s Holiday.
Will re-open on Tuesday, February 20 @10:00 am.

It’s Official!

In June of 2015, the Synod of the Northeast at the request of the Presbytery of Newark voted to assume original jurisdiction. That vote became effective in August of 2015. Since that time, long hours and much hard work has gone into helping the Presbytery of Newark work through its various challenges. And now the long awaited day has come!

During our Presbytery Gathering on Saturday, February 10, 2018, we received word through Rev. Anita Wright, our Synod Commissioner, that original jurisdiction had been returned to the Presbytery of Newark. The full administrative Commission was dissolved, and a smaller Administration Commission with limited jurisdiction was put into place for specific matters.

Full Administrative Commission Dissolution Document

At our May 12 Presbytery Meeting, we will have the chance to recognize and thank the members of the Administrative Commission in person.  Please plan to be part of that thanks-giving!

Presbytery Revitalization Initiative

Information and Documents to Download

General Presbytery News

GA 222 Elects Anderson and Edmiston as Co-Moderators

The Presbyterian Outlook's article on the Moderator election…

PC(USA) Response to the Orlando Shootings

Presbyterian Church (USA) Response to Shootings at Orlando's…

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