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Who are Presbyterians?
What do we believe?
How do we behave?
How are we unique?

Presby-terian-ish is a class for everyone curious about what it means to be Presbyterian at Evergreen Church and in the PC(USA). The class meets in the Session Room at 9:30a every Sunday, April 21-May 27. Taught by Pastor James McTyre with special guests, this class is open to all who are new and renewed in the Presbyterian Church.

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The class is using The Presbyterian Handbook as a guide. It's available at Amazon in a variety of formats. Click here.

Additional sources: What in the World is a Presbyterian?, by John Judson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jK9NGn5p18&t=383s

The slides for the class can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

PRESBY-TERIAN-ISH SYLLABUS & SCHEDULE

Apr 21, 2024

Overview of Presbyterians

  • What do Presbyterians look like?

  • Overview of book

  • Church stuff: 57-60

 

Apr 28, 2024

Who are Presbyterians – historically? 

  • Presbyterians video from 1973

  • Church stuff: 69-82

 

May 5, 2024

Who are Presbyterians - in this church?

  • History of Evergreen video

  • Getting to know each other’s faith journey

  • Church stuff: 15-51

 

May 12, 2024

Who are Presbyterians - in belief?

 

May 19, 2024

Who are Presbyterians - governmentally

  • Pew statistics

  • How we are governed

  • Presbyterian stuff: 179-189

 

May 26, 2024

Who are Presbyterians - of the future?

  • What are our goals as a denomination?

  • What are our church goals?

  • Confessing the faith: 191-209

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