Welcome to Eastminster Presbytery

Welcome to Eastminster Presbytery. Eastminster Presbytery is a regional governing body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) located in Northeast Ohio; and is part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and  Synod of the Covenant

Per Capita for 2017


General Assembly PCUSA:                                       $ 7.33           Synod of the Covenant:                                           $ 3.25        Eastminster Presbytery:                                          $21.42

2017 Eastminster Presbytery Directory

The Presbytery office provides one directory for each church and one for our Teaching Elders. If additional copies are needed, please contact the Presbytery office.  





     2018 Lebanon      Mission Trip

In an effort to continue strengthening the relationship between the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon (NESSL) and Eastminster Presbytery, we will be taking another trip to Lebanon in 2018. Want to hear more? Interested in joining us? Have questions? Come to an informational meeting on July 24th at 7 p.m. at Lake Milton Presbyterian Church. For more information please feel free to contact any of the folks who went on the 2016 trip: Francie Fischer, Mark Rupert, Kristin Stroble, or Judi and Lee Bender.



Teaching Elders, Honorably Retired, and CRE's are invited to a Ministers Communion Service on August 16, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church, Mineral Ridge Ohio at 11:30 a.m.  We will reserve tables for those interested in meeting for lunch following the service at Salsitas Restaurant in Austintown. Please click on the link below if you would like to meet for lunch. 

Ministers Communion

Board of Pension Presentation

Attention Pastors, Business Administrators, Church Treasurers, and Chairs of Personnel Committees The Rev. Douglas Portz, our Board of Pensions Regional Church Consultant will be presenting an overview of recent changes to the Benefits Plan on August 8th from 3Pm to 4PM at Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1951 Mathews Road, Poland, OH  44514. Time will be spent giving an overview what benefits are staying the same and which are changing. We will discuss questions regarding:  filling out Employer Agreements,  completing the Annual Enrollment and dates for completion, online forms and updating salary information, updates on the Retirement Savings Plan, Call to Health, how to grandfather employees into the Plan, as well as, how to add new full-time and part-time employees.   Doug will also share how Part-Time pastors can use the menu-options to get benefits, tax-advantaged ways of structuring terms of call, and medical plan changes, etc. .  If you are interested in how these changes will affect your church, the budget, and your staff benefits please be sure to come. Please email diane@eastminsterpresbytery.org if you would like to attend. 

Stated Presbytery Meetings in 2017

September 5, 2017 Firestone Park Presbyterian Church, Akron         5:00 p.m.

For more information and to RSVP

Presbytery Packet


  • March 7, 2017               First Presbyterian Church, Mineral Ridge              3:oo p.m
  • June 6, 2017             First Presbyterian Church, Salem  5 p.m.
  • December 5, 2017         anfield Presbyterian Church,     10:00 a.m.