Exploring Missional Leadership Training (EML)

Exploring Missional Leadership Training (EML)

Starting a new worshiping community is hard work that requires particular competencies in order to flourish. How can you know whether God has given you the gifts needed to start a new worshiping community? How can we all identify and encourage potential new worshiping...
People. Place. Purpose. Workshop

People. Place. Purpose. Workshop

How to use what you have to make a difference in your community   Congregations seeking to be of value to their community are evaluating their assets and strengths and finding novel ways to respond to specific needs   Join us for a workshop to explore these...
Confirmation Retreat at Stronghold

Confirmation Retreat at Stronghold

  Bring your confirmation class members and join with youth and leaders from other churches on group projects, teambuilding, worship in addition to participating in planned time for discussion and reflection within their own home church groups. Stronghold will...
Merry Christmas from Blackhawk Presbytery!

Merry Christmas from Blackhawk Presbytery!

Away in a manger… Our churches are decorated in the splendor of the season. The Advent candles have been lit and carols have been sung. And we await the magic and awe of Christmas one more time. Your presbytery staff wants to take a moment to say Merry Christmas...
November 8 Assembly Meeting was Hybrid

November 8 Assembly Meeting was Hybrid

A hybrid meeting of the Presbytery of Blackhawk was held on November 8, 2022, on Zoom and in person hosted by our friends at Rockford Westminster. The Presbytery enjoyed a full worship service, a stimulating learning opportunity, business and fellowship. At the final...
September 13 Meeting at Stronghold

September 13 Meeting at Stronghold

For the first time in three years, Blackhawk Presbytery will meet at “home” – Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center. The stated assembly meeting will be in person only and feature a traditional agenda of worship, communion, a learning opportunity,...