The pastor and session oversee the day to day operation of the church office and administer the personnel policies. These policies are governed by The Book of Order and The Book of Confessions.
It is the responsibility of this group to see that the church building and other properties are properly maintained.
The Worship and Planning Committee oversees the service of worship and special services; and works with the pastor, to ensure meaningful worship
The Music Committee works with the pastor and the Worship Committee in providing opportunities for musical expression for persons of all ages. This committee promotes musical experience.
The Chancel Choir has supported worship at Butler for over half a century. The Choir leads the congregation in music on first, second, and fifth Sundays, and during special programs. Membership is open to adults interested in singing and willing to attend rehearsals. Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings.
The Gospel Choir leads the congregation in music on the fourth Sundays and for special services as requested. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday before the fourth Sunday. Membership is open.
The YAC leads the congregation on the third Sunday of each month, and as requested for special services throughout the church's calendar year. This choir prepares its ministry based on the word of God to "Worship Him in Spirit and in truth" - John 4:23-24, and to "Sing unto the Lord a NEW song" - Psalm 98:1. Rehearsals are held two consecutive Wednesdays and the Saturday prior to the the third Sunday. All young (at heart) adults are welcomed to join us in singing praises to our God!
The YC of Butler participates in the third Sunday worship services; rehearsals are 2nd Sunday and third Saturday, prior to third Sunday. All youth of the church and community are welcomed to join us in song.
The drama ministry is active for special programs and needs of the Butler Church and community, to see God’s Word in action. Participants are formed as needed by the script, and by members, friends and the community of the Butler Presbyterian Church.
As a form of Christian expression, the Liturgical/Praise dance team uses movements and dance to help express the word and the spirit of God. Dancers of all ages are welcomed. “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord” Psalms 150:6. Dancing is a way to be creative and serves as a way to improve worship expression and to deliver a praise from a pure heart of thankfulness. All dances are choreographed. Liturgical/Praise dances are primarily done on the 3rd Sundays and for seasonal programs.
The Usher Board is a service group, whose duties are varied, among which are to ready the sanctuary for service, usher during the regular Sunday worship service and for other services as requested. The assistance of this board to the pastor adds to the beauty and dignity of the service. Youth serve as acolytes before and after service.
The Evangelism Ministry leads the congregation in a program of introducing the unchurched to salvation in Jesus Christ to include evangelistic outreach, membership assimilation and annual revival. The ministry promises and covenant as faithful disciples, and in obedience to the Great Commission on Evangelism (Matthew 28:19-20)
A The Greeters are involved in the ministry of hospitality. Greeters form a welcoming team, focusing their efforts on helping and befriending, introducing and witnessing.
The first Sunday of each month, the pastor and his wife along with members of the evangelism ministry and other church members meet in the park to pray with any one willing to listen.
An organization in the Presbyterian Church that is composed mostly of women.
This circle was organized by Elder Eunice Simmons in order to welcome Mrs. Willie Mae Patterson, the wife of Reverend P. A. Patterson, the new minister in 1948. It satisfied a dream that Mrs. Simmons had for the women of Butler to organize another circle. Mrs. Simmons was instrumental in accomplishing both her goals with the organization of the circle. The circle’s purpose is twofold: benevolent service to anyone who is in need and continuing education related to their Presbyterian and Black h