Santa Barbara “Union Presbytery” Plan Found Unconstitutional

The action of the Presbytery of Santa Barbara to form a “union presbytery” with the Presbytery of the West of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians has been ruled unconstitutional by the PJC of the Synod of Southern California and Hawaii.

Union Presbytery?

Can a PC(USA) presbytery form a “union” with a “presbytery” that has been set up by a group that is not recognized as a denomination, and that has no existing congregations, ministers, seminaries, or programs? Read the complaint against the action of the Presbytery of Santa Barbara to form a “union presbytery” with ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians.