Presbytery Meetings

849th Stated Meeting of Presbytery

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church-Newark

292 W. Main Street, Newark, DE

MEAL REGISTRATION:  The meal cost is $8.00 per person (cash) or $8.25 per person (credit card).  Registration to assist our gracious hosts with planning is required online no later than Friday, January 3rd.  Registration is now open for the meal at:

MEAL RESERVATION – 849th Stated Meeting of Presbytery

Please call the Presbytery office (302-366-0595 or email [email protected]) to request childcare no later than Monday, January 6th at noon.

Ample parking is available in the church lot adjacent to the church.

Pre-meeting events include:

New Commissioner Orientation with Rev. Neta Pringle (NCP Vice Moderator) in a room adjacent to registration in the Lower Sanctuary commencing at 9:30 a.m. NOTE new start time.

View the New Commissioner Orientation Booklet here.

Official Notice of Meeting


One Click Docket (updated 1.9.20 at 3:30p to included Ignite Financials)

Consent Agenda

Committee on Ministers & Congregations Report

Committee on Representation & Nominations

Committee on Coordination

  • New Staffing – Introduction to new Co-Interim Connectional Presbyters The Rev. Sara Holben and Ruling Elder Bob Schminkey
  • 2020 Beach Retreat – View details and registrations here
  • “Mysteries of the Presbytery” Q&A on March 5 before the beach retreat

Consideration of Overtures to 224th General Assembly

  • Overture #1  from the Committee on Ministers & Congregations on severance packages to CONCUR with Beaver Butler Presbytery
  • Overture #2 from Westminster Presbyterian Church-Wilmington, “A Call for Ending the Siege of Gaza and Collective Punishment of Innocent Palestinian and Israeli Citizens

IGNITE Financial Summary Report to Presbytery




Past One-Click Dockets

848th Stated Meeting – November 16, 2019 – First & Central Presbyterian Church

847th Stated Meeting – September 17, 2019 – Easton Presbyterian Church
846th Stated Meeting – May 21, 2019 – First Presbyterian Church of Smyrna
845th Stated Meeting – March 2, 2019 – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
844th Stated Meeting – January 12, 2019 – Limestone Presbyterian Church

Official notice of meeting and subsequent meeting documents will be posted 10 days prior to the meeting if not before. Committee documents and Omnibus Motion may appear closer to the date of the meeting. Meeting materials will remain for approximately 3 weeks past the date of the meeting to allow for continued access.

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: New Commissioner Orientation Booklet

Calendar of Upcoming Presbytery Meetings

849th Stated Meeting Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:00aFirst Presbyterian Church, 292 W. Main Street, Newark, DE Installation of new Moderator and Vice Moderator
850th Stated MeetingSaturday, March 7, 2020, 10:00 a.m.Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD
851st Stated Meeting Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 4:00 p.m.Wicomico Presbyterian Church, Salisbury, MD
852nd Stated Meeting Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 4:00 p.m.Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church
101 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE
853rd Stated Meeting Saturday, November 14, 2020First Presbyterian Church, 101 S. Walnut Street, Milford, DE

*Registration begins 45 minutes before the meeting commences.

 Hotel Accommodations

Standing corporate rate available at Holiday Inn Express in Newark, Delaware.
Call the Presbytery office to receive the corporate rate code.


Holiday Inn Express

1201 Christiana Road, Newark, DE  19713

Phone : (302) 737-2700
$109.00/night + tax
View amenities here


Considering being a host church for a Presbytery meeting? Contact the Presbytery office for details.