This committee has the following purposes:

a. Coordinating the presbytery’s disaster preparation and response, including the authority to apply for, receive and manage Presbyterian Disaster Assistance grants: and

b. Overseeing the presbytery’s mission and outreach activities and serving as the primary access point for the presbytery’s mission partner organizations (including without limitation the Jamaica Ecumenical Mutual Mission, Montgomery Presbyterian Conference Center, and any new church or missional community starts), assuring that achievements, opportunities, issues and needs are effectively addressed and communicated to the Coordinating Council, either by the committee chair or by providing time on the Coordinating Council meeting agenda.

The Relationship Coordination Committee shall consist of nine members, including three Coordinating Council members (with one appointed as the chair), a representative of the Montgomery Presbyterian Conference Center (the Director or – if no Director – another representative selected by the Executive Operating Board), the Moderator of the Presbyterian Women, the chair of the Mutual Mission Team, and the chairs of the Communications Team (six members), the Reconciliation Team (six members), and the Disaster Preparation and Assistance Team (at least nine members). The teams shall elect their own chairs (and may elect vice-chairs). The Relationship Coordination Director and the Communications Coordinator shall serve ex-officio but without vote. The teams shall report to the committee, which shall organize them so that they may carry out all of the purposes and functions of the committee.

Relationship Coordination Committee
Kristie Hall, Chair

Kristie Hall (RE)
David Lee (TE)
Diane Wilson (TE)
Paige Porter-Buhl (TE)
Jim Pellot (RE)                             
Diane Watkins (RE)
Bob Bell (RE)
Lexi Green (MPCC Executive Director)
Gayle Anne Bone (RE)                     
Communications Coordinator (Ex-Officio)
Relationship Coordination Director (Ex-Officio)

Relationship Coordination Committee Teams

Communications Team
Provisional Chair
Paige Porter-Buhl

Class of 2019
Jake Young (TE)


Class of 2020
Sandy Zelijko (RE)
Class of 2021
Charles Freeman (TE) 
Paige Porter-Buhl (TE) 
Communications Coordinator
Relationship Coordination Director

Reconciliation Team

David Lee

Class of 2019
Robert Browning (RE)
Joy Laughridge (TE)  
Class of 2020
Melinda Goins (RE)                  

David Lee (TE) 
Class of 2021
Barbara Darby (RE) 
Craig Davies (TE)