Highlands Regional Ministry Center Update – November 2022 By Rev. Charles Freeman, Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, FL The Highlands Regional Ministry Center took root in the facilities of the former Highlands Presbyterian Church in east Gainesville. After Highlands Presbyterian Church closed, the idea took root for a multi-purpose facility providing particular services to a part of the city that typically did not have access to them. A committee has been working since October 2019 to support the center and help bring its outreach online and to life. The Gainesville Community Counseling Center first began to take root. Two twelve-step groups were soon housedRead More →

In October, the Call Commission of the Presbytery of St. Augustine welcomed the Rev. Sharpe again into the life and ministry of our presbytery to serve as a part time Stated Supply pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Gainesville. Read More →

Moderator Jerie Lukefahr shares a love letter to all ruling elders to remind you that you are ordained! During ordination you promised to be active in the governing of the church. What does that mean?Read More →

Our presbytery’s Disaster Assistance Commission (SAPDAC), the Florida Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Network (FLAPDAN), and PDA are working together to develop a statewide list of “commuter volunteers” who can respond to local disasters. Learn more!Read More →

Members of our presbytery gathered for a brief called meeting at First Presbyterian Church of Starke on June 23. We give thanks for all those who attended and the members of First Presbyterian Church of Starke who graciously volunteered. Check out the video and a few photos.Read More →

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On June 1, First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach welcomed the Rev. Dr. Karl Kling as its Interim Pastor. Karl returns to our presbytery after he recently completed an interim term at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.Read More →

This pastoral letter on racial hatred and social justice is from our presbytery’s Coordinating Council. Members of Council proclaim this message in this video, and the full text of their letter is reprinted. Includes a link to comprehensive Racial Injustice resources from the PC(USA)Read More →

Montgomery Center is getting ready for Summer Camp 2020, OVERCOMERS! It’s time for some fun in the sunshine and a chance to make lasting memories. Registration is limited to 40 campers every week, first come first served. Don’t miss this opportunity and join the fun NOW. See the schedule and register today!Read More →