Blackhawk Presbytery
Thursday, April 09, 2020
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Blackhawk Presbytery
1922 N. IL Rte. 2
P.O. Box 199
Oregon, IL 61061



2019 June Presbytery Meeting

The Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Blackhawk was held on June 4, 2019 at Stronghold Camp and Retreat Center, Oregon, IL (map). 


WORKSHOP MONDAY JUNE 3 "God's Mission Has A Church"

Rev. Katy Steinberg, leader and coach in the 1001 New Worshipping Communities initiative (PCUSA), provided a glimpse of some of the new things God has been doing in our denomination and guided participants in evaluating the possibilities of "doing church differently". 


Rev. Steinberg also joined us for worship and more facilitated discussions.
Presbytery Council Report
Nominating Committee reminds everyone: 
Time to Submit Applications for General Assembly in Baltimore, June 20-27, 2020.  
The Presbytery of Blackhawk has changed its method of electing commissioners to General Assembly. The rotation of churches sending elder commissioners and YAADs and the seniority list for ministers has been replaced by an application process. Blackhawk elects 2 Ruling Elders, 2 Ministers and 1 Young Adult Advisory Delegate. Applications are due September 11. SEE MORE HERE
Stated Clerk / General Presbyter Report
     (for current Policy for Determining Commissioners (and Young Adult Advisory Delegates) to GA see HERE) 
     Documents related to separation (for second reading):  
     Articles of Incorporation     
Treasurer's Report