Presbytery News & Announcements

Vital Congregations

The Presbytery of Mackinac and

 Vital Congregations

The Presbytery of Mackinac has committed the next two years of working with congregations within the Presbytery to look at their ministry through the lens of the seven signs of being a Vital Congregation. This process of Vital Congregations begins with prayer and relationship together. Please take a few moments to read and share the Vital Congregations Manual and the Immediate Toolkit Resources with your church.

The purpose of the Vital Congregations Initiative is to work alongside leaders of existing congregations continually assessing, discerning and living into faithful actions that increase vitality through intentional spiritual practices that take them deeper into following Jesus Christ, so that their own lives are changed, congregations are transformed and the mission of God spreads throughout their communities and the world.

The Presbytery of Mackinac has identified three Facilitators to provide support for this initiative. They are, Rev. Dave Henderson, Rev. Bob Faulman and Dawn Robbins. If after reading through the information, and discussing with your congregation, your church decides to participate in this program, please contact any of our three Facilitators.  

Information is available at

Mission Statement

By God's grace the Presbytery of Mackinac supports, equips and grows healthy congregations for intentional mission.

 PCUSA LogoCongregations are healthy and vital when they:

       • Bring others to Christ

                      • Worship vibrantly

                      • Participate actively in the mission of Christ's church

  • Anchor_House_2019
  • Anchor_House_2019b
  • Camp2016
  • Camptrees
  • Campus_NMU_2019A
  • Campus_NMU_2019B
  • Campus_NMU_2019C
  • Campus_NMU_2019E
  • Campus_NMU_2019F
  • Campus_NMU_2019K
  • FlorenceChristmas
  • Floweredcross
  • FullSizeRender_36
  • Knitters
  • NLCC2017
  • NMUDetroit
  • Presbypoint
  • Sagola_Youth
  • anchor_house_2019a
  • bigbay
  • campb2016
  • camper-skit-at-vespers
  • camphands2016
  • campus
  • escanabaa
  • fishing-on-the-deep-dock
  • halls
  • newberryPW-2
  • photo1
  • photo2
  • photo5
  • presby_point_water_view
  • presbykingsford
  • tent-camping-at-outpost
  • youthmarquette