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What is the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation?

Frequently Asked Questions

Is A Corp an entity of the General Assembly, like PMA, OGA, the Board of Pensions, the Foundation, Investment and Loan, and Presbyterian Publishing?

The Board of Pensions, Foundation, Investment and Loan, OGA, PMA and Publishing are agencies of the General Assembly. The A Corporation is an entity of the General Assembly - the corporate/business function that supports the whole work of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

What is the Administrative Services Group (ASG)?

The Administrative Services Group (ASG) is the business office of A Corp. The ASG exists to help ministry flourish. We do that by earning the trust of our clients every day, focusing on client needs and delivering service that is successful, simple, sustainable and safe.

Whom does ASG support?

The ASG’s primary clients are the General Assembly itself, the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency. The ASG’s other clients are the Investment and Loan Program, Presbyterian Publishing and Presbyterian Women.

To whom is ASG accountable?

ASG is accountable to the A Corporation Board of Directors and ultimately to the General Assembly.

Does ASG hold other agencies accountable?

ASG provides financial and management information to its clients to aid in their decision-making processes. The respective clients are accountable to their boards and to the General Assembly for their actions and decisions, not to the A Corp Board.