Frequently Asked Questions on the new Form of Government

The new Form of Government took effect on July 10, 2011, which is one year after the adjournment of the 219th General Assembly (2010) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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  1. Barring unforeseen circumstances, the new Book of Order should be in the warehouse the first part of July. Orders can be placed now via or (800) 524-2612 and asking for item #OGA-11-001. Price is $10 for 1-9 copies. 10% discount for 10-24 copies. 15% for 25-49 copies. 20% for 50+ copies.

    by Sharon Youngs

    June 15, 2011

  2. WHen will the new BOO be available, how much? and from where?

    by Bruce Berry

    June 15, 2011

  3. When and where can a copy of the New Book of Order be available? Will thre be an excerpt of the Highlites of changes to the Form of government?

    by Samuel Parks Jr

    June 14, 2011

  4. All the info provided by the PCUSA, that I have seen, is very general without any specifics to help understand the changes in the new FOG. Could you provide some specific comparisons between the old and new FOG? It would help to know what is being removed and what is being added Thanks John A. Tompkins

    by john a. tompkins

    June 13, 2011

  5. Can you tell me when the new Books of Order will be available? They are not showing up on the Store website and I have lots of people asking for them. Thanks for any help you can give me.

    by Betty Dyer

    June 13, 2011

  6. There are detailed charts and more information at

    by Randy Hobson

    PC(USA) Staff

    June 10, 2011

  7. The FAQ is not very informative. Could you please provide a compare and contrast of the old FOG with the new FOG and be specific and not talk in generalities. It is also not real clear what effect this will have on the PCUSA's relationship over the individual Churches.

    by Greg Miller

    June 10, 2011