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 2017 Presbytery Meeting: Saturday, 9/16/17 @ 8am, at Grace and Peace Community Church, 1701 Washington Ave, Philadelphia PA, 19146.
- Annual Edification Meeting, with Paul Miller: Thursday, 11/16/17, 6:30-9:30pm at Tenth Presbyterian Church, 1701 Delancey Street. (RSVP required — More info here!)
January 20, 2017 Stated Meeting – Host Church Needed!
March 16, 2017 Stated Meeting – Host Church Needed!
May 19, 2017 Stated Meeting – Host Church Needed!
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.
- Phila Presbytery Statement on Racism, Anti-Semitism, and White Supremacy
At our 9/16/17 stated meeting, the Philadelphia Presbytery (PCA) approved this statement, which the Fraternal Relations Team encourages each church to communicate to its members and community:
1. As the Philadelphia Presbytery, PCA, is called to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, the recent demonstration on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville compels us to publicly denounce racism, anti-Semitism, and white supremacy as sin. Read more...
- Annual Edification Meeting, with Paul Miller: Join the Philadelphia Presbytery on Thursday, 11/16/17 from 6:30-9:30pm for our annual edification dinner/meeting. All are welcome to join us for this event, but we especially hope that all pastors, ruling elders and their wives will join us! This year we will be joined by author and speaker Paul Miller. Read more...
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