Make A Donation
Click Here >
presbytery of western kentucky
Although 15-year-old Grace Reck usually can’t wait to try new things, when given the chance last year to attend her first churchwide youth conference at Montreat, she dragged her feet.
For a minute.
Ever since then, the first-year high school student has jumped at every opportunity to lean in — including “Belonging Together,” a fall youth retreat held in November 2022 at Camp Loucon in Leitchfield, Kentucky, by the state’s three presbyteries.
After tornadoes devastated large swaths of Western Kentucky and the Midwest last December, the 10-person congregation of First Presbyterian Church of Calvert City knew it wanted to help, but wasn’t sure how.
One month to the day after a tornado destroyed First Presbyterian Church of Mayfield’s church building, its session voted to recommend to the congregation that the church rebuild on the same site.
Davis Mills looked down at the painting in a box in the back parking lot of First Presbyterian Church in Mayfield, Kentucky, late Saturday afternoon and said, “That’s what it used to look like.”
Gathering November 2-3 for the first time since before Presbyterian reunion in 1983, some 200 commissioners from the three presbyteries in Kentucky learned that they can be stronger together.