Commission on Ministry
November 19, 2016 Presbytery Assembly - Passed
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Who's our liaison?
How do we put together our pastor's Terms of Call (i.e., Effective Salary, Housing, Pension/Medical, etc.)?
What do we do to get a pastor?
What if our church is experiencing difficulties, or simply has questions of a general nature?
If you ever had any of these questions, you have come to the right place. Below we have documents that will help you answer these questions. Before you reach these documents, check out what our Committee on Ministry does for us.
Pastoral Care and Counseling
Who cares for the minister? Who cares for the lay leader? Who cares for the teacher?
The Commission on Ministry (COM) is a ministry of our presbytery which serves as pastor and counselor to teaching elders, ruling elders commissioned to pastoral service, and certified Christian educators of the presbytery.
I am an elder, teaching elder, commissioned lay pastor, or certified Christian educator; how to do I bring ideas or ocncerns before the presbytery?
The COM facilitates the relations between the presbytery and its congregations, teaching elders, ruling elders commissioned to pastoral service, and certified Christian educators.
Who do I turn to when there is conflict in my church or in my call?
God forbid, but if any difficulties arrive, the COM settles difficulties on behalf of the presbytery where possible and expedient.
Nuts and Bolts
- 2020 Terms of Call FT Housing.doc - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call FT Housing.pdf - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call FT Manse.doc - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call FT Manse.pdf - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call PT Housing.doc - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call PT Housing.pdf - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call PT Manse.doc - 12/5/2019
- 2020 Terms of Call PT Manse.pdf - 12/5/2019
- Gracious Dismissal.pdf - 3/9/2015
- Confidentiality Policy.pdf - 11/4/2014
- On Calling a Pastor.pdf - 5/1/2015
- 04 - The Advisory Handbook for Ministry Committees-Commissions.pdf - 3/26/2013
- 02 - 6-15-2010 Procedures for Committee on Ministry Examinations.pdf - 3/26/2013
Other Forms and Policies are at the Topical Table of Contents of the COM Manual
Comments or Questions for the COM
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