Red Wall & Stairs


"For those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus."


- 1 Timothy 3:13

Who are Deacons?


Deacons are individuals chosen by the congregation to show sympathy, witness and service after the example of Jesus Christ.  Persons of spiritual character, honest repute, of exemplary lives, brotherly and sisterly love, warm sympathies and sound judgement should be chosen for this office. (Book of Order G-6.0401)


Deacons are organized as a Board under the jurisdiction of the Session. Their duty is to minister on behalf of the church to those who are in need, to the sick, the friendless and to any who may be in distress. The Deacons Board at Carmel Presbyterian Church has up to 12 members who serve for a term of three years.  They are selected by the Nominating Committee and elected by the Covenant Partners at their annual business meeting. The Board is divided into four direct service teams who work together to meet the needs of the church body and the community.

To contact the Deacons, please email

Direct Service Teams
These five organizations receive monthly pledges of support - 

Ark in the Park

This ministry to the homeless provides monthly toiletries, undergarments and basic necessities. Members of the congregation are encouraged to bring personal sized toiletries when they come for worship and leave them in the marked container by the Connect Center. View a complete list of items HERE.

Community Partnership for Youth (CPY)

CPC funding supports the after school program for students at Highland School in Seaside.  It includes individual and group help with homework, tutoring, study and social skills development, meals and snacks. Learn more at

Compassion Pregnancy

Our funds help keep this program open on the Monterey Peninsula.

Learn more at

Greater Victory Temple Afterschool Program

This program is similar to the after school program at Highland School and focuses on elementary students in Seaside. 

Interim, Inc.

Interim provides housing and counseling for those suffering from mental health issues.    Learn more at




Junipero & Mountain View

Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921

P.O. Box 846

Carmel, CA 93921


Mon-Thurs: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Friday: CLOSED

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 8:30am - 12:30pm


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