Manuals and policies
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The 220th GA (2012) adopted this resolution in response to economic crisis and the underlying distorted value system that has taken hold, spreading reckless consumerism, deep insecurity and extreme inequalities across America. Understanding communion as our base, it calls for a new covenant to seek a sustainable stewardship society shaped for the common good, with recommendations to help employment, families, neighbors and the church itself. Hard copies can also be ordered for $3 each at http://store.pcusa.org/2405212001
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This Ethics Policy for Elected and Appointed Members of the General Assembly Mission Council and the Committee on the Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) addresses business ethics and does not include the other ethical values and policies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) . The Ethics Policy applies to all elected and appointed members of the GAMC and COGA and members of their committees, task forces and workgroups in matters relating to the performance of their duties and responsibilities for the GAMC/COGA.
This document includes:
- Standing Rules
- Guidelines and Policies
- Organization for Mission
The handbook, now updated annually, is the most recent version for 2012. It is provided to assist Christian educators to become Certified Christian Educators, Certified Associate Christian Educators and Enrolled Educational Assistants.
What is a Joint Congregational Witness?
A joint congregational witness is a mission strategy of a presbytery. When its strategy for mission requires it, a presbytery may approve a joint congregational witness between PC(USA) congregations and congregations of other Christian churches.i Accordingly, a joint congregational witness can only be formed by the joining of two or more separate congregations, one of which is a PC(USA) congregation.
This list of volunteers serve the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as members of the PAN Leadership Team through advocacy, education and the development of resources.
The Leadership Team welcomes you to share a model of ministry, ask questions about HIV/AIDS or contact them if you would like help starting an HIV/AIDS ministry in your congregation.
The Guide for Judicial Process has been created by the Association of Stated Clerks to assist clerks in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in providing guidance to their councils (formerly governing bodies) and individuals within them regarding the judicial process.
The Association of Stated Clerks wishes to express its thanks to the General Assembly Stated Clerk and his staff in the Office of the General Assembly, Department of Constitutional Services, for their invaluable, insightful contributions and support to the development and updating of this Guide.
In July of 2011, the Revised Form of Government, voted by the 219th General ...