ARP Announcements

Called Meeting for Synod’s Executive Board

ARP SealModerator Jamie Hunt has called a meeting of Synod’s Executive Board, Monday, July 13, at 9:00 AM (Eastern Time) for the purpose of hearing from Synod’s legal counsel regarding a response to the US Supreme Court’s ruling on same sex marriage.  The meeting will be conducted by conference call, and information is being sent to members of the board.

Moderator Hunt requests that you pray for this meeting and ask God’s wisdom for the members of the Executive Board as they consider this matter.

Women’s Ministries 101st Annual Meeting

Make plans now to join Women’s Ministries on July 27, 2015 at 1pm in The Patrick Room, Bonclarken Conference Center. Guest speaker will be Suzanne Matthews who will lead us in applying lessons from Joshua to turning points in our own lives. She will challenge each of us to be strong and courageous women, with God’s guidance and help, while beginning another century of women’s ministries. Child care will be provided for children under the age of 10. Make plans now to attend!


images-41Deadline: August 17, 2015

It’s time to submit dates for meetings and events for arp365 (our online calendar for the denomination).

While some dates later in 2016 may not be confirmed yet, we would appreciate receiving any dates you can confirm at this point.

Send information to Cindy Scott (

Where dates for meetings and events overlap, Cindy will contact you to find alternatives. If it becomes necessary for you to change dates, times, or venues after a date is submitted, please contact Cindy Scott to determine what dates and times are available. This will help us prevent any duplicates or conflicts.

Bonclarken Director of Facilities Maintenance

images-43 Open position for Director of Facilities Maintenance at Bonclarken Conference Center

 Start Date: December 7, 2015

Bonclarken Conference Center, Inc. is the conference center of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. As a 501(c)(3) ministry, our mission is to “provide and promote a Christian environment for inspiration and renewal.” Located in Flat Rock, NC, we provide facilities for worship, education, fellowship, and recreation for Christian and educational groups on a year-round basis.

Qualifications: The Director of Facilities Maintenance should have at least five years of supervisory experience in the area of facilities maintenance. This position reports directly to our Vice President for Finance and Facilities. Qualifications of the applicant will include, but are not limited to:

  • An evangelical Christian who has made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ.
  • Demonstrated commitment and passion for the mission of Bonclarken.
  • Manage the operation of facilities, including preventative maintenance and life safety.
  • Possess high working knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, electrical, mechanical, small engine repair, and carpentry.
  • Collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality.
  • Effective communicator with strong oral, written, and computer skills.
  • Willingness to live on the grounds of Bonclarken in a Bonclarken-provided home.
  • Ensure a safe, comfortable, and pleasing environment for all guests, staff, and volunteers.

Please email cover letter and resume by September 1 to: or mail by September 1 to: Wanda Neal, Director of Human Resources, Bonclarken Conference Center, 500 Pine Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731

No phone calls please.