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Third Stated Meeting 2021

The Third Stated Meeting of 2021 of the Presbytery of Southern California will convene at 10:00 am at Grace OPC, 22511 S Figueroa St, Carson, CA, 90745, on Friday, October 22, adjourning no later than 12:00 pm on Saturday, October 23. We are grateful to Pastor Joshua Lyon and the Session and saints of Grace OPC for hosting us for this meeting of Presbytery. Due to local health regulations, the Moderator has determined that we will hold this meeting of Presbytery outdoors and the wearing of masks is optional. We are thankful to the folks at Grace OPC who are fully equipped and prepared to host us outside. With regard to hospitality, please contact Pastor Lyon at as some limited billeting with members of the congregation may be available. Grace OPC will provide a lunch for presbyters on Friday and a list of local restaurants will be available for your use at the Friday dinner hour.

Please take note that we have a significant agenda for our pre-Presbytery gathering on Thursday, October 21, which will be meeting at Faith OPC, 500 E San Antonio Dr, Long Beach, CA, 90807.

The Ministerial Oversight Committee is inviting all presbyters to gather from 2:30 -5:15 pm for a time of mutual counsel for ministry issues and prayer. A dinner will be hosted by the folks at Faith OPC from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. The dinner will be followed by the installation service at 7:00 pm for Rev. Christopher Hartshorn as the new Regional Home Missionary of the Presbytery. At the conclusion of the installation service, you are invited to a reception for Rev. Hartshorn at the Cove Hotel from 8:30-10:30pm. For further details on this special reception or if you have questions about the Cove Hotel and its special rate for presbyters, please contact Pastor James Lim at Please note that while the pre-Presbytery meeting on Thursday will be held at Faith OPC, Long Beach, CA, the Presbytery meeting proper on Friday and Saturday will be held at Grace OPC, Carson, CA.