HELPFUL Links and documents

 

             

OFFICERS OF THE CHURCH

2018 Active Officers
(Trustees, Elders, Deacons) 

New Officer Bios & Pictures 
(Elders & Deacons installed Jan 28, 2020)

ANNUAL REPORT

2018 Annual Report (4/8/18)

2016 CHARTER AMENDMENT

Amended & Restated Charter

Resolution of the Congregation
re: Restatement of Charter


PC(USA) RESOURCES

Book of Order 2015-17 

Book of Confessions 

Book of Common Worship 

 


CIVIL UNION & MARRIAGE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTION

On June 19, 2014, the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved a recommendation from its Civil Union and Marriage Issues Committee allowing for pastoral discretion to perform “any such marriage they believe the Holy Spirit calls then to perform,” where legal by state law. 

Pastoral letter from Church leaders 

New York Times article 

Presbyterian Outlook summary of all GA actions 


IDLEWILD CHURCH DOCUMENTS

Ten Strengths: Results from the 2011 Nation-wide Congregational Survey

Amendment 10-A: Pastor Steve's letter to the congregation

2010 Long-Range Planning Presentation 
(given by Kirk Bobo at the congregational forum 5/17/10)  

Pickwick Study (1974): Historical Conference Report 


FOR CHURCH STAFF 

Staff Home Page 

Log into Idlewild Email 

Voice Message System Guide 

 

 

 

               

DAILY DEVOTIONALS

Daily Devotions & Lectionary
Presbyterian Mission Agency
devotions on web, podcasts, emails, iPhone app

 


PC(USA) LINKS

Presbyterian Church (USA) 

Presbytery of the Mid-South 

Office of the General Assembly 

Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS)

PHS Living History Videos 

PC(USA) News Briefs

The Presbyterian Voice  

 



CAMPS & CONFERENCE CENTERS

Pinecrest 

Montreat Conference Center

NaCoMe 
 


OTHER RESOURCES

Faith in Memphis 
Pastor Steve frequently contributes to David Waters’ blog

MLGW Plus 1 
Plus 1 provides utility assistance to those in financial crisis. All donations go to assistance (not administration). Plus1 is a partner program of MIFA and MLGW.  

DAY 1 RADIO 
Read or listen to Pastor Steve's contributions

WREC600-AM
The Sunday 11:00 a.m. service is broadcast live. On the web, go to www.600wrec.com and click Listen Live. Also available on the iHeartRadio app.


E-MAIL PROBLEMS

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If you used to get those emails and they stopped, check two things: 

  • Do you have a new email? Add it to the subscription list (above).
     
  • Check your Spam folder 
    on the web (not on your computer).
    If a message from idlewild@idlewildchurch.org is there, open it and click Not Spam. Also add that address to your contacts. 
 

 


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