New Form of Government Resources

Resources for the Proposed New Form of Government

At the April assembly meeting, the Presbytery of Chicago will vote on the proposed New Form of Government (new FOG), a complete replacement and revision of the first section of the Book of Order. This is the most significant revision of the Book of Order since the northern and southern Presbyterian Churches merged in 1983.

The new FOG is available for download at the PCUSA website at:




Helpful resources, included side-by-side comparisons of the current Form of Government and the new FOG are available at:

The Presbyterian Leader website offers two overviews of the new FOG. They can be ordered at

Finally, the Stated Clerk has prepared a brief overview of the new FOG, which is available for download at   New FOG Coversheet

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