Discernment

Discernment Process Information: Recently members of PCBW received a letter from Kendall Presbytery about the discernment process. Because of some questions that have arisen, the Session has written a letter to clarify its perspectives on this communication. Please pick up a copy of the letter in the Outer Court Gallery or view it below.

Response to Kendall Presbytery Letter.pdf

Gracious Dismissal Update from the Session (9/30/16).pdf

Straw Poll Materials:
1.  Straw Poll Congregational Letter.pdf
2.  Denomination Comparison Chart.pdf
3.  Frequently Asked Questions.pdf
4.  Straw Poll Ballot.pdf

Summary of Discernment Materials:
1.  Summary Regarding ECO.pdf
2.  Summary Regarding PCUSA.pdf
3.  Five Solas and the PCUSA.pdf

Congregational Letter (8/12/15) – Letter from the Session about their recommendation regarding denominational affiliation with ECO, as well as information about the upcoming congregational discernment process.

Discernment Materials – Prepared by a task force of congregational members formed by the Session to explore possible denominational options for PCBW.

Report on A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO).pdf
Report on Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).pdf
Report on Fellowship of Presbyterians (FOP).pdf
Report on Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA).pdf


John Ortberg Video: John Ortberg: A Vision for Ministry and Introducing ECO.  Presentation on the vision for what was then a new denomination.  

Dana Allin Video: Why We Left the PCUSA.  Presentation at Los Ranchos Presbytery by Dana Allin, Synod Executive, ECO.


Ron LaVoie’s articles (Kendall Presbytery)
http://www.presbyteryofkendall.org/documents/concerns.pdf