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Presbytery of New Harmony

The Mission of the Presbytery of New Harmony is to strengthen, nurture, and sustain its congregations and ministers, and to participate in the wider mission of the church through its higher governing bodies.

The Presbytery of New Harmony, a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is situated along the northeastern coast of South Carolina. We have 8,970 members across 11 counties in South Carolina. The presbytery office, located in Florence, supports 68 congregations and 80 resident ministers.

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Presbytery of New Harmony
PO Box 4025
Florence, SC
Phone  843-662-8411
Fax      843-665-1408


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Presbytery Meeting Digest
The Eighty-Seventh Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of New Harmony was held on Tuesday, October 18, at the Presbyterian Church at Manning.  Below is a brief digest of actions from the meeting.
  • Elected Teaching Elder Frank Colclough to serve as moderator due to the illness of Teaching Elder Samuel Sparks.
  • Approved forming an administrative commission for New Harvest Presbyterian Church, Florence. ? Approved, on the first reading, the 2017 Operating Budget of Presbytery. ?
  • Approved, on first reading, changes in Accounting Policy & Procedures Manual, saying, "a church may designate a portion of the basic mission support to the three councils of the PC(USA)." ?
  • Examined and approved Candidate Vikki Brogdon for ordination as a Teaching Elder to serve as stated supply of the McDowell Presbyterian Church, Greeleyville. ?
  • Commissioned Elijah Washington to be the Commissioned Ruling Elder for New Covenant Presbyterian Church, Sumter. ?
  • Approved the call of Teaching Elder Don Muncie to be the installed pastor of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, Kingstree. ?
  • Approved, on second reading, amending the duties of the Committee on Ministry to include conducting exit interviews for installed pastors, associate pastors, full-time interim pastors, certified Christian educators, when they are no longer serving a particular congregation. ?
  • Examined and approved Candidate Anna Owens Sweeney for ordination as a Teaching Elder and, upon her ordination, transferring her to the Presbytery of Whitewater Valley to serve Second Presbyterian Church of Indianapolis. ?
  • Received Teaching Elder Nick Cheek from the Presbytery of Baltimore to serve as pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Sumter. ?
  • Received Teaching Elder Ashley Cheek from the Presbytery of Baltimore to be a Member-at-Large.
  • Approved the mediated settlement and dismissal of Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church. ?
  • Approved the settlement and dismissal of Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church.

You may download these as a bulletin insert to share with your congregation.


You may also view pictures from the meeting.


                    221st General Assembly


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