Mission and Vision Leadership

Mission and Vision Leadership Committee (MVL)

The Mission & Vision Leadership (MVL) provides strategic vision and direction to help the Presbytery realize its priorities and live into its purpose. We are the team that takes the “balcony” view of the landscape.
Committee Co-Chairs: Rev. Dr. Theresa Cho and Rev. Karen Thistlethwaite
Committee Email:
Meeting Times: First Thursday of each month at 1PM

Presbytery Meetings Working Group

Designs Presbytery meetings to be effective in supporting the mission and goals of the Presbytery. Recommends meeting schedule, finds sites, establishes the docket, coordinates worship, facilitates relationship-building and educational opportunities during the meeting, regularly reviews meeting format for effectiveness. Additionally consults with the Regional Meetings, as needed.
Committee Chair: Rev. Talitha Aho
Meeting Times: T.B.D.

Personnel Working Group

Provides oversight and support for Presbytery staff; recommends personnel policies, staff design, compensation, and job descriptions; conducts annual performance reviews.
Committee Co- Chairs: Rev. Monte McClain and Rev. Dr. Sarah Reyes
Meeting Times: T.B.D

Partnership Meetings Working Group

Encourages and facilitates partnerships among congregations that support their mission.
Committee Chairs: Elder Karen Vied
Committee Email:
Meeting Times: Fourth Thursday of the month, 7 pm

Our Priorities

Regional Partnerships

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Supporting Congregations

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Nurture Ministers

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New Worshipping Communities

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