By Kathy Porter First Presbyterian Church, Henderson Does First Presbyterian Church in Henderson have a story for you ! Listen to this!! In the 1990’s our church started a neighborhood party. You see, we have a very diverse surrounding neighborhood, one that is very different than what is inside our walls, so we reached out. […]


KINGSVILLE, TEXAS – Emotions will run high as Presbyterian Pan American School (PPAS) marks its commencement and the changing of the guard in the president’s office on May 17-19, all climaxing the 100th anniversary celebrations of the school. Students, family members, faculty, administration, alums, board members and synod representatives will gather on the Kingsville, Texas, […]


by Rob Allen Grace Presbytery Last night, 372 people gathered in Grace Hall at First Presbyterian Church in Longview holding yellow ballots. The purpose of the congregational vote was to advise the recently established Administrative Commission on how many in the congregation agreed with the Session to join the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). The ballot […]


On Sunday, the youth from churches around the presbytery who completed the youth leadership training program, The PULSE, were commissioned. “The PULSE” is series of workshops (September, October, November, February and March) that prepare youth to be leaders in their church and within the presbytery. “The PULSE” are called upon to share their skills by […]


by Rob Allen Grace Presbytery Catherine Foster and Melissa Lopez spent three years in the nurturing cocoon of seminary before facing transition. “(Seminary) was the most incredible lesson in church because it was the most amazing community I had ever been a part of,” said Foster, who attended Columbia Theological Seminary in Georgia. After seminary, […]


by Rev. Kathy Collier Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Forney First Presbyterian Church of Forney, a small congregation of approximately 100 members, has found unique ways to minister to their community after being hit by an F3 tornado a month ago. Not being prepared to be first responders, the church has discovered that their calling is […]


Barbara Heptig, a candidate from First Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, received the Barrett T. Moore Preaching Award at the Spring Honors Banquet for Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth.