First Presbyterian Church of Palatka is a vital church partner with the Bread of Life of Palatka organization as well as numerous other programs and partnerships which serve the Palatka area. All of these ministries are a way to live into their Matthew 25 commitment to the community.Read More →

Ft. Caroline Presbyterian Church in the Arlington area of Jacksonville is a Matthew 25 congregation in our presbytery that while small in number, is doing a tremendous amount of ministry supporting their neighbors to overcome poverty and find hope.Read More →

Palms Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville Beach has several food distribution ministries which have evolved and grown as community hunger needs were identified. Two of the larger ministry projects are the Mayport Market and Kid’s Kitchen. Mayport Market is a year-round mobile food distribution ministry, while Kid’s Kitchen is a ministry which provides kid-friendly food to children during the summer months. Read More →

Many of our presbytery congregations give generously through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog. Orange Park Presbyterian Church (OPPC) recently shared this article with us which describes how their Giving Catalog donations are guided by the church’s mission giving principles. Thank you to OPPC for your generosity and for your commitment to meaningful mission and ministry!Read More →

Palms Presbyterian Church is pleased to host Amy Julia Becker, author of White Picket Fences: Turning Toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege, for its Visiting Theologian Lecture Series – October 23-24. Learn more!Read More →

This Matthew 25 Moment highlights the ministries of Middleburg Presbyterian Church and Memorial Presbyterian Church which have both had long-term Food4Kids outreach programs. While the two churches differ in membership size, compassion to feed hungry children fuels their commitment to these outreach programs and we are pleased to highlight their shared passions.Read More →

Living in a time of division, polarization, and heated rhetoric, Palms Presbyterian Church developed Project Common Grounds (PCG) to utilize education, guest speakers, the deliberative dialogue process, and sermon themes to “BE” the Beatitudes and live as “faithFULL“ citizens. Learn more about this project which puts Matthew 25 principles into practice.Read More →

Expect Resistance

Adult and youth members of Fort King Presbyterian Church joined in Ocala’s Black Lives Matter demonstration on May 31. As a Matthew 25 congregation, the focus on dismantling structural racism prompted their peaceful participation in the community march.Read More →