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Presbytery of Sierra Blanca

2801 W. Fourth Street, Roswell, NM
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1434
Roswell NM 88202-1434
Office at Westminster Presbyterian Church (USA)
Larry Loy, CRE, Stated Clerk Sierra Blanca Presbyteryis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Dixie Loy, RE, Presbytery Secretary


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12“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you." [John 5:12, source Holy Bible and on-line daily lectionary readings at

...clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience...forgive: just as the Lord has forgiven must also forgive others...

Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everyone together...



Colossians 3:12-14



Live in harmony with one another...if it is possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.  

Romans 12:9-18  


Daily Lectionary: 

2015: Year B (ending Nov. 22) and Year C (beginning Nov. 29)








CALL TO STATED MEETING...Fall Stated Meeting , September 25 & 26, 2015 at Portales First.

Spring Stated Meeting  held at Deming FPC - April 24 and April 25, 2015.

Other questions; Contact Stated Clerk Larry Loy with any inquiries. (575/623-6235)

2015 Annual Stated Meeting held at Corona United Presbyterian Church (USA) Feb 6 & 7, 2015. 

Shepherd Arrives!   Shepherd Arrives!  Shepherd Arrives!

The Rev. Ted Land writes, that he preaches his last sermon in Marianna, FL today (July 5, 2015). "Tomorrow, the moving van comes, and the new adventure begins."

The plan is on target for Ted to begin employment with Presbytery of Sierra Blanca on July 15, 2015.  

Ted also wants everyone to know how excited he is about this new adventure in ministry, and closes with the following:

 "God has truly blessed me in your confidence in me to come to New Mexico to assist in the transition to a new and different way of being a Presbytery.  I hope to prove worthy of your trust."

Ted's contact information will be made available between July 9 and July 15, 2015.


Welcoming the newest Staff Person:  Communications Administrator/Administrative Assistant :  Lucus Levy Keppel, TE

As of July 13, 2015 Lucus Levy Keppel joins Presbytery Staff member team.  Everyone please welcome him. 




Lombard Mennonite Peace Center , Lombard. ILL 630/627-0507 now offering 2015-2016 Programs; for more information visit "Meditation Skills," "Clergy Clinic in Family Emotional Process" 01272015/dxly

*Discerning the Sign of the Times, an annual discussion of moral issues.  2015 Theme - The Poetics of Justice~f or more information go to  (070515 dxly)

* Live Webinar - Sundays and Seasons: Vibrant Worship Planning, August 25, 2015 , 2:00 p.m. EST (11:00 a.m. PT)   REGISTER at  ...  (070515-dxly)



*BOP Webinars OnLine: If you cannot locate seminar in your area click on the following links convenient webinars from BOP


* BOP Explains "Why it is important to get Effective Salary Right"
Click on direct link for PowerPoint Presentation

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Mission News Updates available from PC (USA)

Recent news and action suggestions may be found on-line go to: http://www.presbyterianmission/pda/unaccompaniedchildren-update-july-282014

Please share with your congregation and cluster mission projects with MCC moderator.

Big Tent 2015Register Now! July 30–August 1 • Knoxville, TN

Experience that deep sense of community you’d expect at a national gathering of Presbyterians—a great big family reunion! Join us for a wide variety of workshops, all under one Big Tent, a conference that will inspire and equip Presbyterians to live missionally. For more information click on this link: 060515 lglsc

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 Presbytery Calendar

General Presbytery events are posted to the calendar.  Please select "Calendar" in the left hand column to view informaiton.   Any item to be posted on the calendar, should be submitted to the office. 

2015. EVENTS & MEETINGS                                     (06/05/2015)

  • June 30 -July 3, 2015 Synod Realignment Meeting, San Jose, CA
  • July 25, 2015  Presbytery Leadership Team:  contact Kent Leydens, TE   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   as soon as possible. Event flyer posted under SM 042015-Leadership Team Reports and Resources
  • July 19 - July 22, 2015 Synod Realignment Meeting with Rocky Mountain Synod-subject to change
  • July 30-Aug 1  BIG TENT - Knoxville, TN   more info at
  • Oct. 11 - 12, 2015   Polity Conference 2015    Portland, OR more info at


Fall Stated Meeting   September 25 & 26, 2015     Portales, FPC

Annual Stated Meeting held: Feb. 6 and Feb 7, 2015 Corona United PC (USA);

Spring Annual Stated Meeting held:  April 24, and April 25, 2015, Deming 1st PC (USA);     



SESSION CLERKS - 2015 Annual Statistical Reports (for year ending 2014)

2014 data submitted to PC (USA); contact SC Loy if other information is needed.