Education & Congregational Nurture

Chair: RE Sandy Pinaire,
Resource Center Contact: CRE Esther Russell-Hughes,, 956-428-3058


The Education and Congregational Nurture Committee (ECN) works collaboratively with Regions, and General Council, to further the vision and mission of Presbytery by distributing information on curriculum resources, by providing education in worship, witness, service, and mission, and by encouraging individual and congregationsl spiritual growth through participation in workshops, retreats, and conferences.

Need-based scholarships are managed through the ECN Committee. Forms to apply for these funds are found on the website under: Resources—Grants, Loans and Scholarships. Fill in the form and mail it to be Presbytery Office as instructed and it will be forwarded to our committee for processing.

  • Resource Center

Contact: CRE Esther Russell-Hughes,, 956-428-3058

The center is housed at First Presbyterian Church, Mercedes, Texas. Presbyterian Women of Mercedes will provide volunteer staff for the center and resources will be available on a limited basis.



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