Manuals and policies
See the guidance from the 206th General Assembly (1994) regarding mission “…in the newly Independent states of the former Soviet Union.”
Find five actions for Asian congregations in the PC(USA)
Seven helpful tips on best practices in maintaining a diverse workforce, provided by the Diversity in Leadership Network.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT/MISCONDUCT POLICY: In determining its own witness to theworld and its service to humanity, the Church of Jesus Christ is bound by the Gospel mandate to "announce good news to the poor, to proclaim release for prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to let the broken victims go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor". Thus it sounds the note of liberation, reconciliation and healing, and calls all persons to the more abundant life of Christ. All persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, must be afforded equal respect under the gospel. Therefore ...
Below you will find a copy of the Moderators' Procedure Notebook from Mid-Kentucky Presbytery that Rev. Ken Hockenberry shared with the conference.
Table of Contents
Motions Chart Tab 1 - Page 3
Rules of Motions Tab 2 - Page 4
Voting in a Presbytery Meeting Tab 3 - Page 5
General Docket Procedures Tab 4 - Page 6
Opening Procedures Tab 5 - Page 7
Closing Procedures Tab 6 - Page 8
Reception of a New Pastor - Member of Presbytery Tab 7 - Page 9
Dismissal of a Pastor or Member
Dissolution of a Pastoral Relationship Tab 8 - Page 10
Examination of an Inquirer
(Move from an ...
A Resolution and Confession on the Torture and Abuse of Prisoners. Adopted by the 216th General Assembly (2004).
A Ministry with and For Veterans by the Rev. Tom Williams.
Prepared by the Task Force for a Joint Candidacy Process to test the features of the inquiry phase of the Preparation for Ministry process.
If information is received in writing from a presbytery within the Synod, from a Presbytery Council of a presbytery within the Synod, or from the Stated Clerks' Conference gathered to review presbytery minutes, to the attention of the Synod Executive, the Stated Clerk, or the Moderator of the Synod concerning any irregularity, delinquency, or other circumstance not in accordance with the Book of Order of the Presbyterian Church USA in any of the presbyteries of the Synod that calls for the exercise of oversight by the Synod, that person shall consult with the other two about the advisability of initiating ...
Advisory Handbook for Councils for the Development of Policies and Procedures as required by the Form of Government