Welcome to our website. NBPC is committed to Jesus Christ and work to ensure that the witness of Presbyterians of African descent is healthy, growing, dynamic and empowering; that racial justice is integral in the church's self-understanding and lived out in every aspect of ministry within the Presbyterian Church.
We welcome you to join our chapter as a member, affiliated member or a mission partner. You are also invited to attend our monthly meetings.
We meet on the first Tuesday of the month and alternate Noon and evening (6:30 pm) meeting times. Meeting begin with a light lunch or dinner and are held at Oxford Presby. Church and Cedar Park Presby Church and also alternate between the churches.
Chapter co-sponsored with the Philadelphia Presbytery a Black History Month Celebration program in February and a Christmas gathering in December.
The Chapter meetings consist of training seminars, workshops; guest presenters; and information sharing across the churches and patterning with presbytery. Our goal is to develop collaborative efforts among our churches and ministries, grow our membership and work closer together.
May '19 - Cedar Park PC (noon)
Jun '19 - Oxford PC
Sep '19 - Cedar Park PC (noon)
Oct '19 - Oxford PC
Nov '19 - Cedar Park PC (noon)
Dec '19 - Oxford PC
Members and Visitors/Guest are welcome to attend!
Remembering a pioneer and legend Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, 1950—2018
Presbyterian Mission Agency has created a scholarship to honor the name and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, supports Presbyterian clergywomen and college women of color and other Presbyterian women of color with opportunities for leadership and spiritual development as well as mission opportunities in the PC(U.S.A.).
Up to $1,500 will be awarded to qualifying applicants for expenses for a leadership development event. Applications may be found online at www.pcusa.org/katiecannonscholarship.
Gifts in memory of Cannon can be made online or by mail. Those wishing to donate online can click here. To send a check, please make it payable to “The Presbyterian Mission Agency” and write “In memory of Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon- E049991” on the memo line. Please mail your gift to:
Presbyterian Church USA
PO Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700
2015-17 Executive Board:
Rev Ethelyn Taylor, Co-Moderator
Rev Janell Dixon, Co-Moderator
Elaine McCray, Financial Secretary
Gloria Ricks Carter, Treasurer
Barbara Adams-Smelter, Nominating Committee Chair
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NBPC Northeast Region
The annual meeting of the Northeast Region of the National Presbyterian Black Caucus is Friday, Aug 9, 3pm, through Saturday, Aug 10th at:
Roseville Presbyterian Church
36 Roseville Ave, Newark NJ 07107
45th Biennial Convention
JUNE 27-29, 2018
Marriott Buckhead Hotel
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THE BIG TENT
AUGUST 1-3, 2019
The theme, Called to a Movement beyond Institution, will emphasize our hope of the Gospel and its power to challenge institutional conventions.
Registration is now open.
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Examining stewardship in racial and ethnic communities:
Rev. Dr. James Reese outlines unique perspectives found in various groups at the Stewardship Kaleidscope (Sept '18) in St Louis, MO
Rev Paula Cooper, World Mission PC(USA) Regional Liaison for East & Central Africa as of Oct 1, 2019.
Read article here