Presbytery of the Western Reserve (PWR)

The Presbytery of the Western Reserve, a regional governing body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), serves forty-five congregations, one new church development and about 9,200 members in Northeastern Ohio. Bordered by Lake Erie on the north coast, the Presbytery includes the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area, Lorain, Ashtabula, small towns and rural communities.

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Order the 2015-2016 Presbyterian Planning Calendar at a reduced rate!

The 2015–2016 Presbyterian Planning Calendar is an invaluable resource for the whole church that offers numerous useful features that keep you in touch with the church and its ongoing life and work. Calendar pages begin with June 2015 and end with December 2016. 

  • Monthly calendar pages from June 2015 through December 2016
  • Lectionary for the Lord’s Day and special liturgical days
  • Colors for the liturgical seasons
  • Liturgical days, programmatic emphases, and secular holidays
  • Monthly planning suggestions and resources
  • Synod and presbytery directories
  • GA staff directories
  • Foldout synod/presbytery and world maps in color
  • User-friendly size—easily fits into a binder

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Big Ideas in Youth Ministry

May 1st, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

May 2nd, 9:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Will youth ministry look the same in five years? Do our young people 
 really know the Bible? Can they speak the language of faith? 
How do we lead them into deeper discipleship? We cannot let fear motivate our Christian education. 
 Transformative youth ministry is possible in our changing church. Explore some BIG IDEAS for youth ministry in any size church, 
 best practices for some of the day to day tasks in youth ministry 
and take home some practical plans to cultivate a deeper discipleship.

Program Facilitator: Michelle Thomas-Bush is the associate pastor for youth and 
 their families at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, other invited guests.

 Fairmount Presbyterian Church

2757 Fairmount Blvd
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Church website

Contact the church: 216.321.5800

Cost: $50.00

Flyer and schedule below:

Big Ideas in Youth Ministry Flyer

PWR Announcements

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution

Download (PDF) the proposed amendments to the Constitution approved by the 221st General Assembly (2014) and recommended to the presbyteries for their vote. 


    In the event of inclement weather, the PWR office will likely follow Cleveland State University's closures, found here: CSU School closings.

    Please call the office before coming in on days when weather could affect our operating hours. Normal hours of operation are Monday-Friday: 9-5

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    There are no special announcements at this time.

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