Manuals and policies
The Handbook on Ordination Examinations is designed to serve as a resource for inquirers/candidates, committees on preparation for ministry, committees on ministry, and ministers of other denominations who may be taking the PC(USA)’s ordination exams.
Version: May 2016/2.3
New churchwide antiracism policy submitted for approval at the 222nd General Assembly (2016).
Ministry Information Form, downloadable PDF version.
Registration Information and Travel Expense Policies and Procedures for Commissioners and Advisory Delegates
Please read this information about your assembly responsibilities and arrangements carefully before you make your travel and housing arrangements. These procedures and policies have been developed in the interest of good stewardship, and to provide fairly for the comfort and convenience of assembly commissioners and advisory delegates. Contact the G.A. Meeting Service of the Office of the General Assembly (OGA) at 888-728-7228, ext. 2417 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns. Please see www.pcusa.org/ga222 for additional information and resources.
Church Leadership Connection (CLC) system User Guide.
Dependent Care Reimbursement Policy for Commissioners and Advisory Delegates to the 222nd General Assembly (2016)
The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly has approved the following Dependent Care Reimbursement Policy for the upcoming General Assembly. Briefly, it seeks to be both more generous and flexible by providing for an increased maximum reimbursement for dependent care expenses incurred during the assembly (up to $800 for one dependent, and $400 per each additional dependent) and recognizing additional categories of expenses eligible for reimbursement. The main part of the policy specifies that:
Commissioner or Advisory Delegate may include in vouchered expense, the cost of dependent care under the following circumstances:
- The dependent is a child under ...
This guide contains many of the details that you will need to know in order for your experience to be successful. Please read it carefully and distribute it to others in your organization who may need the information. Direct any inquiries and comments to Andrew Yeager-Buckley, the Exhibit Manager in the Office of the General Assembly.
The purpose of the General Assembly Exhibit Hall is to display a wide range of resources and services that support the purpose of the General Assembly and advance its goals.
- Oversight and management
- Eligibility for Exhibit Space
Information about exhibiting and the application is available on the 222nd General Assembly website. The eligibility form must be completed by January 25, 2016.
Instructions for planning a function at the 222nd General Assembly (2016) for meetings, meal events, receptions, and other functions sponsored by synods, presbyteries, seminaries, affinity groups, PCUSA agencies and committees, etc.
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