Welcome to the Philadelphia Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America! This site is for prospective candidates for gospel ministry, members of the Presbytery, officers in training, and just for people who are curious about the Presbytery and the PCA.
- September 2016 Stated Presbytery Meeting (AND Joint Presbytery Meeting with three other Phila-area Presbyteries): Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Tenth Presbyterian Church—contact email@example.com for more info.
- Presbytery Edification Meeting: Thursday, November 10, 2016. Location TBD.
- January 2017 Presbytery Meeting: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Third Reformed Church.
- May 2017 Presbytery Meeting: Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Metro Presbyterian Church.
- 45th General Assembly: June 12-16, 2017 in Greensboro, NC.
Our vision is to see Philadelphia saturated with Gospel-centered churches so that many people come to Christ and together communities are transformed.
We will bond together as Philadelphia PCA churches to plant and support the development of Gospel-centered churches that will reproduce themselves, engage in a ministry of word and deed for the transformation of their particular communities, and participate in cooperative ministries, all to accomplish what can only happen in connection with others.
- 2016 Transformed Philadelphia Conference: 9/30-10/1 at Proclamation Presbyterian, Bryn Mawr, PA.
This is a denomination-sponsored regional women's conference, following 'Transformed Chicago' and Transformed Los Angeles'. Seminar speakers include Ruth Ann Batstone and Penny Freeman, Sharon Betters, Ellen Dykas, Stephanie Hubach and Julie Lowe.
- Phila Presbytery Chapel & Lunch @ WTS: Tuesday 10/18, 10am-2pm at Westminster Theological Seminary
The Candidates & Interns Team is leading chapel on 10/18, followed by a seminary-sponsored lunch in an effort to connect students will all of the churches in our presbytery — if you pastor a church in our presbytery and are in particular need of an intern right now, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All members of our presbytery are cordially invited.
Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) - Our denomination's central website
Book of Church Order - The BCO of the PCA, including 2014 updates
Westminster Confession of Faith - Along with the Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms, the Confession is the secondary standard of the PCA (subordinate to Scripture).
Westminster Larger Catechism, part 1; Westminster Larger Catechism, part 2
Mission to North America - The national church planting and evangelism agency of the PCA
Mission to the World - The International mission-sending agency of the PCA