Regional Ministries

The Synod supports a variety of ministries throughout our region:

Association of Smaller Congregations (ASC)
The Association of Smaller Congregations serves congregations having fewer than 200 members, offering tools and support, promoting their unique strengths and needs, and providing opportunities for fellowship, education, creative thinking and sharing.

Florida Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Network (FLAPDAN)
FLAPDAN is dedicated to disaster preparedness, response and recovery throughout the state of Florida working with the six Florida presbyteries and their churches to ready for disasters of all kinds and to connect them with other community and state partners in disaster response and recovery.

Presbyterian Women of the Synod (PWSOSA)
Presbyterian Women in the Synod exists to build community, affirm women’s calls to leadership and serve as a link between the Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery and Presbyterian Women Churchwide.

South Atlantic Puerto Rico Region of APCE (SOAP)
South Atlantic Puerto Rico Region of the Association of Presbyterian Church Christian Educators equips educators with colleagues, ideas, resources, skills and methods for forming faith with all ages.

Thornwell serves to prevent child abuse and neglect, to build up and reunite families, and to support healthy communities in the name of Jesus Christ.

Villa International
Villa International offers short-term residence to people from all parts of the world who come to Atlanta to study, work, and learn.

Leader Formation for Ruling Elders and Deacons
Resources specifically geared toward growth with God, each other and self are provided for those currently serving and those preparing to serve PC(USA) congregations as ruling elders and deacons.