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3026 Woodlawn Road Jacksonville, Florida 32209 (904) 768 -5905

    

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Session - The governing body of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church.  Members of the session are elected by the congregation for a three year term.  The session is responsible for ALL spiritual and operational functions of the Church.  The Session is responsible for the ensuring that ALL spiritual services, personnel, funds collection, property ownership, and general operations, coinside with the guidelines given by the National Presbyterian Church.   

Board of Deacons - The body of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church responsible for ministering to those in need.  Ministering to the sick, the friendless, and to any who may be in distress, both within and beyond the community of faith as directed by the Session.  Members of the Deacon Board are elected by the congregation for a three year term.

Board of Trustees - Woodlawn Presbyterian Church is organized as a corporation recognized by the State of Florida.  The individuals elected to this Board by the congregation have the power to receive, hold, encumber, manage, and transfer property, both real or personal, on behalf of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church subject to Session approval.  Members of this Board are elected by the congregation for a three year term.

Congregation Committees

  • Worship Committee - The Worship Committee serves jointly with the Pastor and the Session in supervising all worship services that are held in the name of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  The committee, with the Pastor has oversight of the music, acolytes, baptisms, usher boards, beautification of the sanctuary, operation of the nursery, children's church, weddings, funerals and our dance troupe.

  • The Christian Education Committee - The purpose of the Christian Education Committee is to provide spiritual training and development through Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and various programs for adults, youth and children.

  • Member Care and Evangelism Committee - The purpose of this committee is to provide effective programs to meet the needs of the congregation, both spiritually as well as physically.  This committed is responsible for providing the means for carrying the Church ministry to church members where they might be.  This committee is responsible for responding to health needs, which includes providing appropriate information for the prevention and care of medical conditions as well as providing an effective witness to all people through a strong program of evangelism.

  • Outreach Committee - The purpose of the Outreach Committee is to seek ways by which the church may serve the community and the world both financially, personally, as well as spiritually.  The committee achieves this service by maintaining a strong program of support for mission programs and outreach activities.

  • Personnel Committee - The Personnel Committee is responsible for providing administrative services for the employees of the church.  These services include recruitment, employment, employee relations, employee benefits, grievances, position classification, salary increases, evaluations and other duties as assigned by Session. 

  • Steward and Budget Committee - The Stewardship and Budget Committee provides a program of Stewardship interpretation.  The committee conducts the Annual Fall Stewardship Campaign, oversees the use of all funds collected, prepares the annual budget for Session's approval, provides contribution envelops for the congregation, keeps the congregation abreast of the church's financial status, and provides annual audit of the church's finances.

Presbyterian Men - The purpose of the Presbyterian Men's Organization is to lead men into a vital relationship to Jesus Christ.  The Presbyterian Men's Organization strives to develop its members understanding of the mission of the Church and to assist the congregation in nurturing the men of the church to a deeper level of mature discipleship.  The men are encouraged through their commitment to Christ, to fulfill the ministry to which men are called in their families, their daily work, and their ministry to others within the community.

Presbyterian Women - The purpose of the Presbyterian Women is to nurture our faith through prayer and bible study.  Additionally, the organization is committed to support the mission of the Church worldwide and to work for justice, and peace, as well as building an inclusive community of caring women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church U.S.A, through witnessing the promise of God's kingdom.

Senior and Retirees Organization - The aim and mission of the Seniors and Retirees Organization is to help each participant experience a greater fullness of God's love through worship, Bible study, fellowship and service.  To assist each participant where there are spiritual, physical, and social needs.  To promote greater involvement in all programs and activities of Woodlawn Church.

The Young Adult Organization - The purpose of the Young Adult Organization is to come together as young Christian adults for spiritual enrichment, outreach in our communities, fun and fellowship.  The organization strives to increase its young adult membership and participate in Church activities as it serves as a group of mentors for the Church's youth.

Sunday School - The purpose of the Sunday School departments is to get people engaged in  a comprehensive and systematic Bible Study.  Teaching the Bible to deepen the believer's relationship with Jesus Christ.  Those who are already Christians will respond to God with maturing faith, love and obedience.  Members of Sunday School share their faith with those who attend.  Sunday School provides an  interpretation of biblical teaching and provide materials for use in personal worship.

Nursery and Children's Corner Volunteers - A group of volunteers that provides nursery service and children Church for children infant through 5 years of age.  These services are provide during the Sunday 11:00a.m. worship service.

Bible Study Classes - Woodlawn offers a variety of Bible Study Classes:

  • Wednesday at 11:00am

  • Wednesday at 5:30pm

  • Wednesday at 7:00pm

  • Men's 3rd Monday at 6:00pm

  • Women's 3rd Saturday at 10:00am

  • Arlington Bible Study TBA

  • Young Adult Bible Study TBA

Music Ministry - The Music Department provides vocal and instrumental music for all Sunday services as well as on other special occasions. 

  • The Chancel Choir - The Chancel Choir sings on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month.  The Chancel Choir sings the traditional Presbyterian Hymns

  • Voices of Inspiration - The Voices of Inspiration sings on the 4th Sunday of each month.  The Voices of Inspiration sings more gospel and contemporary songs.

  • Woodlawn Ensemble - The Woodlawn Ensemble sings on the 1st and 3rd early morning or 8:00a.m. services.  The Woodlawn Ensemble sings more contemporary songs

  • Men's Choir - The Men's Choir sings on every 5th Sunday.  The Men's Choir sings a variety of songs and styles.

  • Women's Choir

  • The Chancel Bell Choir

  • The Carillon Bell Ensemble

  • The Youth Choir

  • The Ellison Memorial Bell Choir

  • Children's Choir

Ushers - One Group for each Sunday of the month; Includes; Men, Women, and Youth.

Acolytes - Assist the Pastor during each Sunday worship service.  Youth are between the ages of 7 - 12 year old.  Acolyte training is required to participate.

Children and Youth Ministries - A volunteer group of adults that ministries to children and the youth of the Church.

Dance Troupe - A Christian dance troupe expressing a Christian message through dance.

Boy Scouts - A member of the Boy Scouts of America sponsored by Woodlawn Presbyterian Church.

Girl Scouts - A member of the Girl Scouts of America sponsored by Woodlawn Presbyterian Church.

 

Worship Services

8:00a.m.      Worship Service     1st and 3rd Sundays

9:30a.m.      Sunday School       Every Sunday

12:00p.m.    Bible Study            Every Wednesday

7:00p.m.      Bible Study            Every Wednesday