The “File Cabinet” is a compilation of documents and resources the Session studied and discussed as they prayed through the denominational concerns facing First Presbyterian Church.  The links are grouped by subject area to give you better context for the content of each document.

 

 

Observations and Concerns

1.  Solas

http://www.mayflowerpres.org/faq_pdfs/Attachment_1.pdf

2.  Falling Short

http://www.mayflowerpres.org/faq_pdfs/Attachment_2_small.pdf

3.  A Letter to the PCUSA

http://www.pres-outlook.com/component/content/article/44-breaking-news/10946-pastors-call-for-denomination-to-be-radically-transformed.html

4.  Session’s Response to PCUSA’s “Why Stay”

http://www.layman.org/the-pcusas-rather-odd-appeal/

5.  Layman Dismissal

http://www.layman.org/st-giles-pays-250000-for-exit-from-pcusa/

 

A Different Vision

1.  Ortberg Video/Transcript

John Ortberg video

John-Ortberg-Transcript2

2.  Presbyteries FOP

Presbyteries_FOP_May 11 (2)

3.  FOP Conference Notes

FOP Conference_Newsletter Article_02.13

 

Denominational Comparison

1.  Comparison Chart

http://www.layman.org/Files/EPCECOPCUSAcomparisonchartsmallerversion.pdf

2.  What is a Presbyterian Confirmation?

What Is A Presbyterian Confirmation 2012

 

Gracious Dismissal

1.  GAPJC

http://www.layman.org/newsc6b3/

2.  Why Gracious Dismissal?

Why Gracious Dismissal_Brad Munroe

3.  Dismissal Guide

Layman_Dismissal List

 

Denominational Discernment

 

Denomination FAQ

 

Educational Forum