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 →

Next year’s Cuba Mission Trip is planned for February 10-17, 2023 and is designed to establish a long term relationship with the Matanzas Presbytery in Cuba and it’s churches. The deadline to apply for February’s Cuba Mission Trip is October 1!Read More →

The 2022 Summer Camp at Montgomery Center has wrapped up for this year. Enjoy looking back at some of the many activities, smiling faces of eager campers, and great staff that made the summer one to remember!Read More →

Our presbytery welcomes the Rev. Dawn Mayes as Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach, where she began as pastor on August 15, 2022. Dawn and her husband, Joseph, have been busy settling into the Fernandina Beach community.Read More →

Our mission partners in Cuba have asked for prayers of solidarity as Cuba deals with a massive fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility in the city of Matanzas. This is late breaking news but we wanted to share what we know at this time.Read More →

The Castor Project is underway in Jamaica! The St. Augustine Mutual Mission has provided an initial grant to get the project started. Learn more about the Castor Project and how the funds are being used!Read More →