16 Synods of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

16 Synods

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Vital Statistics

Synod of Northwest Alaska – Executive position Vacant; Dean Strong – Stated Clerk

  • 7 – Presbyteries
  • 260 – Churches
  • 52,101 – Members
  • Includes Alaska and Washington

Synod of the Covenant – Raafat L. Zaki, Synod Executive

  • 11 – Presbyteries
  • 758 – Churches
  • 142,090 – Members
  • Includes Ohio and Michigan

Synod of Lakes and Prairies –David Crittenden, Transitional Synod Executive

  • 16 – Presbyteries
  • 869 – Churches
  • 136,297 – Members
  • Includes Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and North Dakota

Synod of Lincoln Trails – Carol McDonald, Synod Executive

  • 8 – Presbyteries
  • 629 – Churches
  • 112,988 – Members
  • Includes Indiana and Illinois

Synod of Living Waters – Terry Newland, Synod Executive

  • 12 – Presbyteries
  • 14 – Churches
  • 97,195 – Members
  • Includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Alabama

Synod of Mid-America – Landon Whitsitt, Synod Executive and Stated Clerk

  • 6 – Presbyteries
  • 444 – Churches
  • 66,869 – Members
  • Includes Kansas, Missouri and Kansas,

Synod of the Mid-Atlantic – Warren Lesane Jr., Synod Executive and Stated Clerk

  • 14 – Presbyteries
  • 1,423 – Churches
  • 285,185 – Members
  • Includes Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, and 7 Counties WV

Synod of the Northeast – Harold Delhagen – Synod Executive

  • 22 – Presbyteries
  • 1,129 – Churches
  • 183,943 – Members
  • Includes New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Connecticut

Synod of the Pacific – Jane Odell, Transitional Synod Executive

  • 11 presbyteries
  • 446 – Churches
  • 88,303 – Members
  • Includes California, Idaho, Oregon, and Nevada

Synod Boriquen in Puerto Rico – Antonio Roldan-Rodriguez, Stated Clerk

  • 3 – Presbyteries
  • 73 – Churches
  • 7,646 – Members
  • Includes Northwest, San Juan, and Southwest

Synod of the Rocky Mountains – David Ezekiel – Interim Synod Executive

  • 8 – Presbyteries
  • 33 – Churches
  • 40,986 – Members
  • Includes Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming

Synod of South Atlantic – Heahwan Rim Transitional Synod Executive and Stated Clerk

  • 16 – Presbyteries
  • 962 – Churches
  • 50,586 – Members
  • Includes South Carolina, Georgia and Florida

Synod of Southern California and Hawaii – Doska Ross – Synod Executive and Stated Clerk

  • 8 – Presbyteries
  • 291 – Churches
  • 78,346 – Members
  • Includes Southern California and Hawaii

Synod of the Southwest – Conrad Rocha – Synod Executive and Stated Clerk

  • 4 – Presbyteries
  • 162 – Churches
  • 28,872 –  Members
  • Includes Arizona and New Mexico

Synod of the Sun – Dan Saperstein Co-leader for Mission and Partnership and Valerie Knox Co-Leaders for Administration and Stated Clerk

  • 11 – Presbyteries
  • 43 – Churches
  • 165,187 – Members
  • Includes Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana

Synod of the Trinity – Bruce Stevens – Synod Executive

  • 16 – Presbyteries
  • 1,230 – Churches
  • 213,746 – Members
  • Includes Pennsylvania and West Virginia

The statistical information listed above is taken from the 2013-2014 Planning Presbyterian Calendar and does not account for churches exiting the PCUSA during 2013-2014