Presbytery Meetings

de Cristo

Call to the Stated Meeting of the 

Presbytery of Grand Canyon and de Cristo

Mesa First Presbyterian Church

161 N. Mesa Dr., Mesa, AZ 85201-6794


Saturday, January 29, 2022

TO:                 Clerks of Session, Minister Members, Elder Commissioners and Other Presbyters

FROM:           Bob Schulz, Stated Clerk/Associate

DATE:             January 14, 2022

The Presbyteries of Grand Canyon and de Cristo are hereby called to meet for the Stated Meeting on Saturday, January 30 at Mesa First Presbyterian.  This meeting will be public and zoom.  Registration for those attending in public is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Zoom registration and sign-in will begin at 8:45 a.m.  The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. For those meeting in public, Registration forms will be posted on January 21 for dropping in the registration boxes at the entrances to the church.  For those joining by zoom, it would help staff a great deal, if you can send an email indicating your zoom presence with your name and church name and position (commissioner, pastor, CRE, etc.).

Ruling Elder Commissioner representation numbers for each congregation were sent to Clerks of Session and Pastors for 2022 on January 10, 2022.  The values remain the same as for 2021.


Highlights (Not an Agenda) for this Meeting include:


  • Plenary and worship with Sheryl Kinder-Pyle, Executive Presbytery for the Inland Northwest Presbytery.  Sharing missional experiments of joining God in the neighborhood.

  • Worship and Celebration of the Lord’s Supper (individual self-contained packets)

  • Annual meetings of the Presbytery Corporations & Montlure and approval of Corporation Officers

  • Installation of Presbytery Moderators

  • Installation of GA Commissioners

  • Necrology Report

  • Recognition of Commission and Committee members

  • Navajo Property Report

  • Candidacy of Josefina Ahumada for Co-moderator of General Assembly


A $12.00 box lunch will be available for the public meeting held at the church.

The complete packet will be posted for downloading on Friday, January 21 on the Presbytery website www.azpresbyteries.org  Commissioners are responsible for printing their own materials.  


We look forward to your participation in the Annual Stated Meeting and the opportunity it provides us to re-connect with one another, to celebrate community and to joyfully offer ourselves to God and be equipped for God’s service in the world through Worship.  


Childcare: Will not be available.


For an excused absence: you will need to send a letter to the Stated Clerk, or you may send an e-mail to the following address at the Presbytery office: pbyoffice@gmail.com


Questions? contact Sue Houser at pbyoffice@gmail.com   or 602-468-3820.

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2021 Dates

Saturday, January 29, 2022 - First Mesa

Saturday, April 30, 2022 - Location TBD

Saturday, October 29, 2022 - Location TBD

Saturday, January 28, 2023 - Location TBD

Hosting Presbytery

The Presbytery de Cristo enjoys rotating locations so that our presbyters can learn more about their sister congregations. If your church would be interested in hosting an upcoming Presbytery meeting, please contact the Presbytery Office to discuss available dates. Here is an overview of what hosting entails.

Hosting Presbytery