New waves of immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East, and East Europe are coming to this nation as immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, migrant workers, students and religious workers. In the case of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the blessing of having new Presbyterians from abroad creates the need to provide different welcoming resources. One of those is this program of reformed theological education under a Presbyterian perspective, with and for the leadership of the new international communities of faith.
The Presbyterian Church office of New Immigrants Congregational Support, under the General …
Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2010
The National Network of Presbyterian College Women is lead by a coordinating committee of 12 young women from across the country. The network’s mission, commitments and objectives guide the committee’s work.
Coordinating Committee (CoCo) members benefit from leadership development, networking opportunities, a supportive and collaborative community of young women of faith and involvement in the decision-making processes of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) at the national level. (Plus, it’s fun!)
Who should apply?
Four new CoCo members are selected each year to serve a three-year term. Nominees must be young women …
The Chaplain Liaison to NNPCW is a volunteer position designed to offer spiritual support and guidance to NNPCW participants as well as to provide a practical connection with other higher education entities in the PC(USA). The Chaplain serves on the NNPCW Coordinating Committee for a three-year term with full participation in all discussions and decision-making processes.
Specific duties include:
Sample form for use in preparing the written terms of call and “Certification of Call.”
A form for a session to contract for temporary pastoral services. It includes duties, terms and salary.
This form is used to report the ending of the preparation for ministry process (through transfer, withdrawal, removal or ordination) to the Office of the General Assembly. It is completed and signed by the stated clerk who sends the form to the Office of the General Assembly at the address indicated or emails the completed PDF form to Janie Burton. (This form should be used by all presbyteries.)
This form is used when a person under care advances within the process, such as enrolling as an inquirer advancing to candidacy, a transfer of covenant relationship, or certification of readiness to seek a call. It is completed and signed by the stated clerk who sends the form to the Office of the General Assembly at the address indicated or emails the completed PDF form to Janie Burton. (This form should be used by all presbyteries.)
This form, completed by the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry, acknowledges that the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry of the candidate’s presbytery has conducted a final assessment of the candidate’s preparation and readiness to begin ministry. It certifies that she/he has successfully completed all of the denomination’s and the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry's requirements and so is ready to be examined for ordination. (Since this report may need to be shared with another calling presbytery, this form should be used by all presbyteries.)
This form is completed by the inquirer’s session and forwarded to the presbytery’s committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry. Questions that may guide the session’s discussion with the inquirer and provide support for its recommendation to the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry may be found in the "Advisory Handbook" on pages 39-41. Attach a letter explaining rationale for the sessions action in light of inquirer’s suitability.
To be completed initially by the inquirer seeking to be advanced to candidacy. The recommendations of the session and the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry along with the action taken by the presbytery are recorded on this form.