by Neil McKown First Presbyterian Church, Tyler On Sunday, February 24, the youth of First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, led our congregation in worship! The youth used Matthew 6:19-34 as our theme scripture, our theme was entitled: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy!” We used drama to show how we weigh ourselves down with everyday things: work, school, […]


by Ruth Roman-Meza Iglesia Presbiteriana Emmanuel, Dallas Emmanuel Presbyterian Church or as its name in Spanish, Iglesia Presbiteriana Emmanuel, is a 72- member Hispanic church in south Dallas. During the last ten years, we worshiped on Zang Avenue, at a beautiful sanctuary property of Grace Presbytery, for which we are very thankful. But as the […]


by Neil McKown First Presbyterian Church, Tyler Sunday, March 3, the Youth of First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, traveled across town to lead Highland Presbyterian Church in worship! This was our second year in a row to come over and lead Highland with our Youth Sunday service! The service revolved around Matthew 6:19-34. Our youth while […]


It was good to see so many Grace Presbytery faces at our most recent stated meeting in February. We look forward to seeing you again at our upcomingmeeting on April 20th at First Presbyterian Church in Arlington. We want to take this opportunity to thank the great members and staff at Preston Hollow for hosting us so […]


by Rob Allen Director of Communications Grace Presbytery  On the first day of the two-day February meeting, the presbytery learned about the ministries of Presbyterian church in the Middle East and the violence in Syria that is impacting the Synod of Syria & Lebanon. In December, the Rev. Marshall Zieman (Dallas, Highland Park) and the Rev. […]


by Rob Allen Director of Communications Grace Presbytery   Roger Dermody, Presbyterian Mission Agency deputy director for mission, informed the presbytery about a new initiative called 1,001 Worshiping Communities approved by General Assembly last summer. The goal is to start 1,001 new worshiping communities in the next ten years. To reach the goal, PC(USA) needs […]


by Rob Allen Director of Communications Grace Presbytery  The Presbytery Council presented a policy on theological education to the Presbytery at its February meeting for a first reading. The policy has been an inside-committee guideline for the work of the Committee on Preparation for Ministry (CPM) for many years. However, it is not an official […]


by Rob Allen Director of Communications Grace Presbytery At its meeting in February, the presbytery welcomed five new teaching elders to Grace Presbytery: Cheryl Bourne from Cascades Presbytery to serve as pastor of Northwood Presbyterian Church in Texarkana. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from […]




by Rob Allen Director of Communications Grace Presbytery The presbytery approved a second covenant with a metroplex-based Church of South India (CSI) congregation, CSI Dallas. The Rev. Lindsay Woods (Fort Worth, Gethsemane), moderator of the administrative commission for CSI, explained that the covenant’s purpose is to help CSI Dallas have a connection to a body […]