April 20, 2019

Sunday Schedule


9:00 am - Adult Church School

10:00 am - Worship






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Church Activities





Chancel Choir - Richard Kennedy, Director

Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm in the Johanna Linch Music Room.  The choir participates in worship services September - May.



Commissioned Anthem: God the Spirit, Guide and Guardian by Mark Schweizer

On the occassion of the installation of the Rev. Dr. Dent C. Davis, III as pastor of Tryon Presbyterian Church, October 18, 2009 

Solo - Elaine Jenkins; Violin - Donis Schweizer; French Horn - Rex Gallatin; Organ - Lesley Bush



Presbyterian Men - Art Brown, Coordinator

The men of the church meet each month (except during the summer months) on the first Thursday at 8:00 am for Bible and Breakfast (B&B). 


Presbyterian Women - Linda Lee Reynolds, Moderator

Presbyterian Women have four circles that meet monthly.  Lydia Circle, Naomi Circle, Ruth Circle and Glory Girls Circle.  The Strawberry Social is held each May and is sponsored by the Presbyterian Women as a fundraiser for mission projects.




Mission and Outreach - Terri Hendrix, Session Leader

Tryon Presbyterian Church contributes to missions both locally and throughout the world. 


Denominational offerings are received throughout the year.  Additional support is given to: Habitat, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Steps to Hope, Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry, Operation Christmas Child, Presbyterian Children's Home, Guatemala Scholarships and the Angel Tree Ministry.



Congregational Care - Bonnie Sakos, Session Leader; Dr. Charles Drawdy, Parish Associate for Congregational Care

  • Bereavement Committee - This committee prepares food for families who experience a death and/or provides a reception following memorial services held in our church.    Caroline Brown, Coordinator
  • Email Prayer Chain - A way to remember specific prayer needs is through the email Prayer Chain.    Richard & Dot Kennedy, Coordinator


 Christian Education - Mike Carruth, Director of Educational Ministry

  • Adult Church School - Two adult classes are offered each Sunday morning at 9:00 am (September - May). 
  • Adult Advent/Lenten Studies - Opportunities for seasonal studies are offered at the church as well as Tryon Estates in Columbus, NC.
  • Nursery - A church nursery is provided each Sunday during Church School and during the worship service. Loretta Mills, Nursery Worker
  • Library/Media Resource Center - The Library/Media Center has books, videos and DVD's available on loan for all ages.  Sally Hursey and Marcy Hagen - Librarians

Stephen Ministry -

Gail Muir, Peer Support; Dr. Charles Drawdy, Parish Associate for Congregational Care

Stephen Ministers are trained lay people from the congregation who offer counseling and support to fellow church members.        


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