This information is being provided to help you in this time of discernment as we consider requesting dismissal from the PCUSA.  If you have questions, please contact our Discernment Team at discernmentteam@graceboca.org.   One of the six Elders on the team will respond to you.    

Discernment Documents

Document 1 - Issues of Concern

Document 2 - What Are the Distinctives of the Reformed Tradition?

Document 3 - Frequently Asked Questions 

Document 4 - Rev. J. Randolph Bare Essay

Document 5 - Comparison Chart



Below is a link to a sermon by John Ortberg introducing the newly formed denomination, the Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians.

John Ortberg Sermon  

Sermon Transcript

The Presbytery's View of Why GCC Should Stay in the PCUSA

PCUSA - Why Stay?


On October 20, 2011 the head of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church spoke to a group of pastors and leaders at Palm City Presbyterian.  Click on the link below to hear the audio from that meeting.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4 


Denomination-Related Spire Articles:

January/February 2012

November/December 2011

September/October 2011

July/August 2011

May/June 2011

March/April 2011


Last Published: March 7, 2012 10:53 AM