What's Happening

  • Congregational Resourcing Team (CRT) Survey
  • Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest Meeting - Mar. 3-4
  • Clergy Retreat - Apr. 25-27
  • 2017 Youth Mission Project
  • Youth Conclaves - 2017
  • Publications

The Congregational Resourcing Team (CRT) exists to equip and resource members and congregations for ministry in their churches and communities in support of the Presbytery of New Covenant’s vision of “Growing congregations that passionately engage their communities to make disciples.” 

Please help us better know how to meet your needs by responding to the following questionnaire.  


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The Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest is having its annual meeting Friday evening, March 3, and Saturday morning, March 4, at the St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church in New Orleans. 

Schedule and Presentations:
Friday, March 3: 6 p.m. Dinner followed by "Like a Fallen Leaf" by John Spaulding

Saturday, March 4: 9 a.m. "The Bayou Blue Presbyterian Church and the Lowland Center" by Kris Peterson
10 a.m. "Presbyteries of South Louisiana and Matanzas, Cuba" by Nell Johnston
11 a.m. "100 Years of World Mission/Global Ministries of St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church" by Henrietta Harris and John Geiser

Contact Dr. James S. Currie, Executive Secretary, for more information and to register, at jjcurrie5152@gmail.com or 281-991-8700.

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      Rev. Dr. Laura Mendenhall will lead this year’s clergy retreat on April 25 through 27 at Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas. Clergy and spouses are invited to “Finding Water in Dry Land” where they will have an opportunity to remember the source of living Water, to recognize when their thirst is quenched and when it is not, and to drink deeply from God’s Word. There will be time to be nourished by good food and drink, by walks in the woods, and by rest and relaxation.

Register by April 17. Contact Carrie Walker for more information at 713-526-2585 or cwalker@pbyofnewcovenent.org.

Flyer with Registration Form

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The youth of our presbytery will be making mats for the homeless at their spring retreats, called Conclaves. These mats are made from plastic bags that are cut into strips and looped together to be crocheted into a mat. They are light weight, water -roof, and actually have a cushion feel to them. It takes 500 to 700 bags to make one sleeping mat 36 x 72 inches.  So… we need YOUR HELP in collecting plastic bags! Plastic bags should be collected at the local church and then brought to Conclaves by youth groups. Contact Rev. Caressa Murray with questions at cmurray@pbyofnewcovenant.org


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Calling ALL YOUTH GROUPS of our presbytery!
February 24 – 26, and March 3 – 5

Join us for fun and faith-filled weekends at Camp Cho-Yeh this spring! Our Presbytery’s Youth Connection Council (PYCC) is planning two retreat weekends called CONCLAVES that will enable your youth to grow closer to one another, connect with other youth from all over our presbytery, engage in small groups, experience dynamic worship, and of course, have a blast playing games and making new friends! Youth will also participate in a mission project and explore ways to connect with God in our Spirituality Center. This year’s theme is IGNITE: A Life on Fire!

Who?             Middle and High School Youth and Adult Advisors; Adults must be 21 years old or older; Ratio 1 adult: 5 youth by gender        

Where?          Cho-Yeh Camp & Conference Center in Livingston, Texas

Cost?            $135 / person, includes lodging, meals, a Christian concert, and conference t-shirt

Registration Packet available here. (Packets will also be mailed to each church.)

Register online at www.campcho-yeh.org/retreats/reservations-and-pricing/conclaves

Registration DEADLINE: Thursday, January 26

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Tuesday Connect

Tuesday Connect is presbytery’s weekly e-newsletter sent to all who subscribe to it. You may subscribe to it on the home page of this site. Its purpose is to build community within the presbytery by keeping our congregations and partner organizations informed in a very timely manner. Deadline is noon Mondays.


New Covenant Connections is the presbytery’s newsletter that publishes reports and articles about the mission and ministry of the presbytery and its congregations. It reaches 1,800 ministers, church professionals, elders, and presbytery committee members, as well as countless others who read it on the presbytery website. Deadline is the second Tuesday of the month before the issue date.

Jan/Feb 2017 | Nov/Dec 2016 | Sept/Oct 2016July/August 2016May/June 2016Mar/Apr 2016Jan/Feb 2016


Postlude is publication published after each presbytery meeting and sent to all Commissioners at the meeting, all pastors, and all clerks of session. Its purpose is to help Commissioners report to their session what occurred at the presbytery meeting.

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Our Filing Cabinet

Many useful documents and links are filed in Our Filing Cabinet to help you find just what you are looking for! Each folder listed on the following page contains documents, forms, flyers, manuals, articles and links related to the name of the folder.