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.
A Ministry with and For Veterans by the Rev. Tom Williams.
Advisory Handbook for Councils for the Development of Policies and Procedures as required by the Form of Government
The latest revision is identifiable by the date "December 2017" and "Release 2.1" on the cover and copyright pages. The handbook provides moderators, presbytery staff, and applicants with an overview of the process and resources, its intentions and goals.
Download the complete handbook (PDF) by clicking on the button to the right. Portions related to specific topics are also available as handouts in Word and PDF.
Events in early 2020 around Covid-19 (coronavirus) have prompted some congregations to voluntarily close for worship. As the governmental responses shift from hour-to-hour, it is possible that congregations and mid councils will find themselves within governmentally required containment zones within which the government requires that all businesses, schools, and places of worship close for a particular time. Questions about ongoing congregational mission and ministry arise.
This Advisory Opinion from the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly offers guidance on how to address communion during an Emergency/Pandemic.
Additional Recommended Resource - Advisory Opinion - Church in an Emergency/Pandemic
Standing Rule G.2.e provides that the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly shall "give advisory opinions concerning the meaning of the provisions of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)." Through Advisory Opinions (AOs) the Stated Clerk offers a well-researched opinion and careful analysis on a provision or interpretation of the Constitution that is not clearly defined in the church’s life. It should be noted that Advisory …
Accessing clean, affordable energy is essential to mitigate climate change, aid food production, and increase incomes. Learn how the PC(USA) and partners around the world advocate for clean energy access by improving churches' energy facilities, emphasizing clean resources in worship, and engaging major private corporations on their environmental policies.
Participating Churches: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America • Presbyterian Church (USA) • Reformed Church in America • United Church of Christ
Principles for the Orderly Exchange of Ordained Ministers of Word and Sacrament Background and Affirmations Through adoption of A Formula of Agreement, the Reformed Church in America, the Presbyterian Church (USA), and the United Church of Christ entered into a relationship of full communion with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America entered into a relationship of full communion with the Reformed Church in America, the Presbyterian Church (USA), and the United Church of Christ. Among other things, full communion means that the four churches “recognize each other’s various ministries and make provision for the orderly exchange of ordained ministers of Word and Sacrament.” (All references to ministers or ordained ministers herein refer to ordained ministers of Word and Sacrament in the four churches.)
Alphabetical Staff Directory of all PC(USA) employees.