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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 7,644 members across 11 counties in South Carolina. The presbytery office, located in Florence, supports 66 congregations and 80 resident ministers.

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If you cannot find what you're looking for, please feel free to contact us at the addresses listed

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


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Digest of Eighty-Ninth Stated Meeting of The Presbytery of New Harmony

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  • Installed Ruling Elder Deloris Weaver (Congruity) as Moderator of the Presbytery for 2017.
  • Commissioned William A. Johnson as Commissioned Ruling Elder for Second Presbyterian Church, Pageland.
  • Approved changes in terms of calls of ministers as requested and the covenant for Josie Holler to serve as interim pastor at Summerton Presbyterian Church.
  • Received the report changing the Pastor to Pastor ministry to Pastoral Caregivers meaning ministry to all pastoral leaders in churches. 
  • Received the report of Sessional records reviews. 
  • Heard, as part of the Program Council report, information from several ministries, including a detailed report on the ministry of Camp Pee Dee Retreat Center. 
  • Heard educational information from Dr. Erskine Clarke ("History of the Presbyterian Church in our Low Country") and Dr. Franklin Colclough ("History of the African American Presbyterian Church in our Low Country") 
  • Heard reports form Dr. Robert Staton, President of Presbyterian College, and Chandra Coleman, of Thornwell.
  • Enrolled Inquirer Tripp Brogdon as a Candidate for Ordination under the care of New Harmony Presbytery.
  • Approved on first reading Administrative Council's recommended changes to the Accounting Policies & Procedures Manual involving changes to credit card processing procedures. 
  • Approved using $1250.00 of the Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund to offset cost of replacing the Presbytery office roof; that Covenant Askings for 2018 Operating Budget be sent in August or September; and heard updates to the mission and visioning process, with a proposed called Presbytery meeting, August 22, to discuss the report.
  • Received written reports from Celebration, Murrells Inlet, and New Harvest Administrative Commissions.
  • Approved dissolving McDowell Presbyterian Church, placing members on Presbytery rolls, transferring property to the Presbytery and dissolving the Administrative Commission.


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