Not right away. When we first move we will still be a RCA (Reformed Church in America) congregation. However, the intent has been to start the process of joining the PC(USA). Both denominations are aware of the process and have shown support.
Yes. However, the PC(USA) and the RCA are full communion partners. This means that either church can call ministers of the other to serve their congregation. Ministers between the two denominations can transfer ordinations under the formula of agreement.
Yes. However, the sanctuary seats over 600 people. We’re hopeful that this will be beneficial to our other services as people will need to spread out which service they attend. We will also have an overflow/alternative venue setup on campus to view the service live from another room.
The Irvine Presbyterian Church campus has a variety of meeting rooms and spaces, most of which are easily accessible. We are doing our best to accommodate all of our community groups that meet throughout the week and on Sundays.