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I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?
— Isaiah 43:19

VITAL CONGREGATIONS INITIATIVE

The Office of Vital Congregations of the PCUSA is set to work alongside mid council leadership, and leaders of existing congregations, in a process that seeks to help assess, discern and live into transformative actions that increase vitality.  Through intentional spiritual practices and relationship connections, this two-year process takes us deeper into following Jesus Christ, making disciples and being the vital community of Christ throughout particular communities and the world.  Read the announcement here.

June 2018


Northwest Coast Presbytery is delighted to be one of 14 presbyteries nationwide to participate in the inaugural cohort of the PCUSA Vital Congregations Initiative!  We are preparing for our launch in 2020, and would love for your congregation to join us in this initiative.  The deadlines for committing to the initiative so that you are eligible to receive all the initiative materials are October 31st, 2019 (for applications) and November 25th, 2019 (for session actions.)

Here is more information about the initiative:

Questions? Contact Rev. Amy Delaney.

Resources for VCI Congregations

For more information contact Rev. Amy Delaney, Studio E3 Catalyst, or your liaison:

  • Rev. Gustavo Carvajal

  • Nettie Covalt, Commissioned Pastor

  • Rev. Jinsuk Kim

  • Rev. John Mason