The Presbytery exists for the purpose of being an agent in and an enabler of the mission of the Church of Jesus Christ on behalf of the concerns and needs of those who live within its bounds. The Presbytery holds and reaffirms, within the context of its commitment to the Church universal, a special commitment to the basic principle of Presbyterian polity (Book of Order F-3.00) and that the nature of Presbyterian order is such that it shares power and responsibility

(Book of Order F-3.0203).


The 448th Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois
17 November 2022

This will be a Zoom meeting.


If you are unfamiliar with Zoom meetings, Please read this Virtual Meeting Guide.


You may also watch this video Zoom Tutorial 2022.


Please fill in the requested information by November 15, 2022.


It is very important that we know who will be attending and how they will “join” the meeting (by computer with the Zoom app, or by telephone). This includes:


  • Ministers (Teaching Elders)

  • Ruling Elder Commissioners

  • General Council Ruling Elder Members

  • Commissioned Pastors

  • Corresponding Members

  • Certified Christian Educators

  • Temporary Pastors

  • Non-PC(USA) Temporary Pastors

  • Staff

  • Guests


You may fill in the registration information on behalf of others in your church.



Meeting Materials​

Click the page image or bookcover to download Basic Parliamentary Procedures or the Book of Order in pdf format.


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Sharing communion during a Presbytery Assembly Meeting at the First Presbyterian Church of Taylorville, Illinois


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2021-08-28 Minutes

2021-06-03 Minutes

2021-05-13 Minutes

2021-04-15 Minutes

2021-02-11 Minutes


2020 Presbytery Assembly Meetings​


2020-11-19 Minutes

2020-08-20 Minutes

2020-06-04 Minutes


2020-02-15 Minutes


2019 Presbytery Assembly Meetings


2019-11-21 Minutes

2019-08-29 Minutes


2019-06-06 Minutes


2019-02-23 Minutes


2018 Presbytery Assembly Meetings


2018-11-15 Minutes

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The minutes of an 1883 meeting of the Cairo Presbytery, one of our predecessor presbyteries