Synod of Southern California and Hawaii

MAILING ADDRESS:
Synod of Southern California and Hawaii
8939 S Sepulveda Blvd. Ste 110 #250
Westchester, CA 90045
(It is necessary to include the Synod's name in the address )

Phone: 818-810-6137

PCUSA

 


Synod Assembly
December 4
Virtual Meeting

date graphicCommissioners have received information and a documents package via e-mail.

Upcoming Events and Updates

Chaplain Updates:
Burial of the Dead Service

https://www.facebook.com/lacuscmedical/
Livestream: https://fb.me/e/1VWiRuVFl  

We remember those 1,780 who died in 2018 and now being buried in 2021
Los Angeles County Service has happened since 1896L
AC Board of Supervisors convene this gathering
LAC+USC Medical Center Decedent Affairs Office
LAC Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner
Speakers:
Supervisor Janice Hahn, Board
Dr. Christina Ghaly, DHS
Jorge Orozco, LAC+USC CEO

Fall 2021

Chaplain Gibbs-ZhenderA PDF of this update is available HERE. The "Legacy of Caring" flyer is HERE. In this update: 2021 Blanket Distribution

 

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Newly-awarded Mission Program Grants

  • Temecula Valley Arabic Presbyterian Church (Riverside)provides space where Arabic-speaking immigrants in Temecula, California, can worship in the language of their hearts. (Seed Grant)
  •  Church in the Park (Santa Barbara) serves lower income and marginalized populations in Santa Paula, California. (Growth Grant)
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Contact Information

Synod Staff

Phone: 818-810-6137

Synod Executive & Stated Clerk
MARK HONG   ext. 1    
  Email (markhong@synod.org)

Business Manager
PAULA MANN     ext. 2
Email (paulamann@synod.org)

Full Charge Bookkeeper
JOANNE BORTFELD  ext. 3
Email  (jbortfeld@synod.org)

REPL Coordinator
NARCISSIS TUCKER BISHOP 
Email  (ntucker@synod.org)

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Synod Officers 2021

Contact officers through Business Manager TE PAULA MANN (ext. 110)
Email (paulamann@synod.org)

Moderator—TE Suzanne Malloy.

Vice-Mod.—RE Janine Tanahuvia. 

Stated Clerk: TE Mark Hong

Treas.—RE Susan Skoglund

CoA Moderator— RE Pat Niles

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Synod Business Items; Synod Funding Update

Synod Business Calendar. 2021

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2021 Synod Assembly:
December 4

2021 Commission of Assembly Meetings
June 5,
October 2
December 11 (if necessary)

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Synod Funding Opportunities

This section under revision. Please check with the Synod Business Manager, the Rev. Paula Mann, if you have a concern. Thank you for your patience.

PAULA MANN     ext. 110
Email (paulamann@synod.org)

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Synod Organization

COA-Related Groups

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The general contact   at the Synod office is Rev. Paula Mann  (Email)

COA-Related Groups

• Equity and Justice Ministries
          REPL
          JPIC (Contact Darrel Meyers)
          NBPC-SC
Presbyterian Women (PW)
          Website   

Presbyterian Men (PM)

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Commissions/Committees

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The Commission/Committee Contact is Business Manager Rev. Paula Mann• Commission of Assembly (CoA)

• Synod Permanent Judicial Commission (PJC)

• Committee on Representation and Nominations (CR&N)

• Polity & Records

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Mission Partner(s)
Related Entities

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The general contact   at the Synod office is Rev. Paula Mann (Email)

Mission Partner

•  Global Christian Forum
(replaces Southern CA Ecumenical Council)

• Synod of the Nile

Related Entities

Monte Vista Grove Homes, Inc.
Presbyterian Camp and Conference Centers, Inc.(PCCCI)
• Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conf. Inc.

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Racial Ethnic Pastoral Leadership  (REPL) Scholarship Program

INTRODUCTION

REPL provides needed spiritual and financial support for racial ethnic persons enrolled with presbytery within the Synod of Southern California and Hawaii as an inquirer / candidate for Teaching Elder (Minister of the Word and Sacrament), or with the presbytery and / or session for other professional ministry vocations.

• Priority for scholarships shall be given to persons pursuing the M.Div. degree or its equivalent, or other presbytery-approved programs, in preparation for meeting the requirements for various ministry vocations, including parish ministry:

INFORMATION SHEET (PDF)

APPLICATION FORMS:
HOW ?: See information sheet

DEADLINE: "Open." Apply at any time.

QUESTIONS? E-mail The Rev. Narcissis Tucker Bishop, Coordinator (E-mail)

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APPLICATION FORMS

These forms should be completed online, using the forms (Microsoft Word format) that you will download from the links below. Submission should be by e-mail attachment.

Electronic (MS Word)
Parts I, II, III
for applicant)
Part IV: (for recommendation)

Please note that applications are now accepted at any time.

INFORMATION SHEET

(PDF)

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Meet the REPL Committee!

A full-size version of this image is HERE.

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Churchwide Resources

(Sources: pcusa.org  , ga-pcusa.org, and  pma.pcusa.org)
For your convenience, most of the links below will open in a new window.

Presbyterian Mission Website

The Presbyterian Mission website displays many new stories of mission and opportunities. Find it  HERE.
PC (USA) Churchwide Anti-racism Policy

Facing Racism–Vision of the Intercultural Communigy: Website and Resources

PC (USA) Blogs: Other Voices

Presbyterian News Service
Mission Agency
Blogs Listing

More PC (USA) Resources

More resources, including items in the Spanish and Korean languages, are linked   
Categories include:
Recent          Popular      Korean      Spanish

GIVE * PRAY • ACT
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

pcaPDA assistance is assisting in areas throughout California which have been devastated by the recent wildfires and mudslides.

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GA224 logoGeneral Assembly 224

GA224 Website

GA224 CO-MODERATORS

GA224 Co-ModeratorsElona Street-Stewart, executive of the Synod of Lakes and Prairies, and the Rev. Gregory Bentley, pastor of Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, Alabama (Photo courtesy pcusa.org.

 

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