The following is Elder Matt Lih's power point presentation describing Sessions reasons for seeking discernment which was given to the congregation on September 24th, 2017.
Matt Lih's Power Point Video Presentation from 9/24/2017
The following two writings are on the issues of The Lordship of Jesus Christ and the Authority of the Bible. These two issues are the main reasons for Sessions concern with our current denomination. They were written by the late R.C. Sproul. His views reflect those of our Session and the Discernment Committee and we pray that these are your views as well.
The Ligonier Statement on Christology – R.C. Sproul
The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy – R.C. Sproul
Another important topic that describes why we desire to remain “a Reformed Church” is outlined in this writing by R.C. Sproul
by R.C. Sproul
The following is a presentation given at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church of Houston Texas covering a comparison of ECO and PCUSA. This presentation was part of that churches discernment process and was presented by two representatives one from ECO and the other from PCUSA.
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church Video 4/30/2016
The Session after study, prayer and discussion have voted to place ECO as the denomination that we feel is best suited to our church if we are to be dismissed from PCUSA. The following is a link to the ECO website. Please check the site and become familiar with what could become our new denominational home.
Our church is in discussion with our Presbytery using the Presbyteries “Gracious Dismissal Policy” Below is a link to that policy for your information. Please read it and be informed.
San Gabriel Presbytery's Current Policy on churches seeking dismissal
The following is a description of what Presbyterians believe, written by Rev. G. Aiken Taylor, Ph.D. For The Presbyterian Journal, volume 18, number 39
(27 January 1960) pages 5 - 7.