As of December 31, 2021 John Calvin Presbytery consists of 2,410 members of the body of Christ serving 6 counties in Southeast Kansas and 27 counties in Southwest Missouri through 45 congregations. We extend from Iola and Parsons, Kansas, to Rolla and West Plains, Missouri. Our site has been designed to meet the needs of the members and staff in our congregations. We now have a virtual office and are available to be in communities around the presbytery on a regular basis. If you would like to meet with us on one of those days, just give us a call and we will arrange a meeting.
However, if you are looking for a new church, upcoming events, and more information about us, this site is designed for you in mind, as well to help you locate a church that meets your needs.
We invite you to explore this site often and return to see new and exciting things happening throughout the JCP.
John Calvin Presbytery has arranged for online giving through the Presbyterian Foundation. Click on the "Give Now" button below to be taken to our donation page.
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JCP, P. O. Box 1394, Ozark, MO 65721-1394
Called Presbytery Meeting ~ In Person ~ We need a quorum!
for a floor exam for the candidate for First Presbyterian Church of Carthage, Missouri
Sunday, December 4, 4 p.m. at the Carthage Church
Please register HERE More information will be provided.
Stated Presbytery Meetings for 2023
Saturday, February 25, 2023, in-person with live stream available
Thursday, May 18, 2023, by Zoom
Thursday, August 3, 2023, by Zoom
Saturday, November 4, 2023, in-person with live stream available
(Host churches to be announced later)
PDA Offering for Ukraine:
Council has authorized a special offering in November, in response to our Southminster church's concern for a Ukranian congregation they know. JCP will collect offering and send it to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Please send your check to the Ozark post office box, with Ukraine/PDA in the memo.
John Calvin Presbytery
P. O. Box 1394
Ozark, MO 65721-1394
At the November 5th, 2022, presbytery meeting, the following items were approved!
Minimum full-time salary (cash and housing allowance) $46,000
Board of Pensions (increased to 39%) $17,940
Total Effective Salary plus Board of Pensions dues $63,940.
(These figures do not include reimbursable expenses which are part of the Terms of Call.)
Part-time salary minimums for 2023 should be calculated as a percentage of the full-time salary minimum.
1/4 time = $ 11,500.00
1/3 time = $ 15,333.33
1/2 time = $ 23,000.00
3/4 time = $ 34,500.00
The minimum continuing education allowance is $1,500 for both full-time and part-time calls of each church and each person.
Pulpit supply minimums for 2023 are: $ 125.00 plus mileage at the current IRS rate for one service $ 160.00 plus mileage at the current IRS rate for two services (on the same day) $ 60.00 plus mileage at the current IRS rate for moderating a Session or Congregational meeting.
Per Capita Apportionment for the year 2023 is $40.00 per member.
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