Denomination Resources

October 1, 2013

College Hill Presbyterian Church joins A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)

Welcome Letter from ECO

ECO Explained

ECO Frequently Asked Questions Click here to view (pdf)

What will not change? – Consistency Hot Off the Press – Click here to view. (PDF)

ECO’s Website  Click here to view

ECO Theology  Click here to view (pdf)

John Ortberg Introducing ECO  Click here to view (pdf)

A Shared Mission: The Fellowship & ECO  Click here to view

Introduction to ECO polity  Click here to view (pdf)

Why ECO? Click here to view (pdf)

Why CHPC chooses ECO  Click here to view (pdf)

 

Discernment Archive Information

CHPC’s DISCERNMENT JOURNEY HISTORY

“What denominational affiliation do we believe is best for us to fulfill God’s mission for CHPC?”

2/26/12 Embarking on the Discernment Journey  Hot off the Press  (PDF)

5/8/12 Presbytery of Cincinnati adopts its Policy on Reconciliation & Dismissal (PDF)

5/27/12 Next Step: Congregational Meeting announced  Hot Off the Press – see page two. (PDF)

5/27/12 Understanding The Vote (Green Papers) (PDF)

6/17/12 Congregational Meeting Votes 191 to 14 to initiate the Discernment Process in the Presbytery Policy.

6/24/12 Congregational Vote and Next Steps Hot Off the Press – see page two(PDF)

7/22/12 Discernment Team (D Team) Announced Hot Off the Press – see page two(PDF)

8/5/12 CHPC Discernment Team (D Team) Bios Hot Off the Press – see page two(PDF)

8/19/12 Cincinnati Presbytery Discernment Team (D Team) Bios Hot Off the Press – see page one(PDF)

 9/7/12  Discernment Team (D Team) Update  Click Here to View (PDF)

10/21/12 Discernment Team (D Team) Update distributed at the Congregational Meeting Click Here to View (PDF)

11/18/12  Discernment Team (D Team) Update  Click Here to View (PDF)

12/30/12  Discernment Team (D Team) Update  Hot Off the Press – see page one(PDF)

1/6/13 Packet Distributed to members of CHPC to prepare for Discernment Forum on February 17, 2013. Click here to view. (PDF)

2/10/13 Discernment Forum 2/17 – Guidelines for Listening. Hot Off the Press – see page one. (PDF)

2/11/13 To view responses to the 6 questions from the CHPC congregation regarding the Discernment Process, click on the links below:

1. How does STAYING in the PCUSA help CHPC fulfill its Mission? (PDF)

2. How does LEAVING the PCUSA help CHPC fulfill its Mission? (PDF)

3. Will you leave CHPC if your position is not taken? Why or why not? (PDF)

4. How much do you like being a part of the PCUSA? (PDF)

5. What do you like or dislike about being connected with the PCUSA? (PDF)

6. Other comments about the denominational discernment process or decision? (PDF)

3/3/13  Discernment Team (D Team) Update Upcoming Session Guest Speakers  Hot Off the Press – see page two (PDF)

3/6/13  Audio from Session Meeting with Paul Detterman    Click here to listen.

3/10/13  Discernment Team (D Team) Update  Click here to view. (PDF)

3/11/13  Audio from Session Meeting with Peter Larson   Click here to listen

3/20/13  Audio from Session Meeting with Erwin Goedicke and Jeff Hosmer  Click here to listen

3/24/13  The Discernment Process Summary packet  Click here to view  (PDF)

4/14/13  Discernment Town Hall Meeting Information   Hot Off the Press – Click here to view (PDF)

4/21/13  Discernment Team Report – Consistency & Finish Strong  Town Hall Meeting Information   Hot Off the Press – Click here to view (PDF)

5/2/13 Recommendation of the Session – Letter to the congregation Click here to view (pdf)

5/12/13 ECO Essential Tenets  Hot Off the Press – Click here to view (pdf) 

5/19/13  What Eco Means . Financial Information Hot Off the Press – Click here to view (pdf) 

5/26/13  Session Motion for June 2 Congregational Meeting    Hot Off the Press – Click here to view (pdf)

6/24/13 Letter from Session to the Congregation of CHPC   Click here to view (pdf)

9/24/13 Letter of Dismissal from PC(USA)  Click here to view (pdf)

Denomination Frequently Asked Questions  Click here to view (pdf)

 

Denominational Comparisons

Theology and Polity Comparison  Click here to view. (PDF)

Which is the best match for CHPC’s DNA and Mission vision? Click here to view.  (PDF)

Selected Points of Comparison in Theology and Practice  Click here to view(PDF)

What I Heard at the Meeting with Paul Detterman about ECO and FoP   Click here to view  (PDF)

What I Heard from Lebanon Church about EPC choice   Click here to view (PDF)

 

 

WEB LINKS FOR LEARNING

A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians

World Communion of Reformed Churches

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Evangelical Renewal & Mission Groups

Mission Support Groups

Other Denominations/Relationships to consider

Other Voices/Organizations Active in the PCUSA