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Commissioned Lay Pastors in the PC(USA)

As our offices continue to receive inquiries regarding the church’s expanded use of Commissioned Lay Pastors, we have prepared a comprehensive overview of the history, functions, and learnings with respect to their role. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) now has had over a decade of experience with commissioned lay pastors (hereafter referred to as CLPs) and this document is intended to remind us how we got here.

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