Position Descriptions

Monday, September 18th, 2017

There was a request for current position descriptions for presbytery staff.

PCC Update: Director of Business Affairs

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Concerns regarding the recently announced revision planned in the duties assigned to the Director of Business Affairs have been raised. In recognition of those concerns, an extensive dialogue has taken place between the Presbytery Coordinating Commission, Staff Personnel Work Group, and the Director of Business Affairs, Eric Heinekamp.

PCC Update: Presbytery Staff Transitions

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

This communication comes to you from your Presbytery Coordinating Commission (PCC). We are writing to update you on personnel actions that were taken yesterday, July 11, 2017.

– Background Information

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

This background information sheet was included with the PCC Update: Presbytery Staff Transitions. This document includes what led to the transitions, the process with which Staff Personnel Work Group endeavored and related information to Presbytery Coordinating Commission, the approved changes per position, and an explanation of the changes and options for personnel affected.

– FAQ Sheet for Staff Transitions

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

This FAQ sheet was included with the PCC Update: Presbytery Staff Transitions. This document includes answers to questions you may have about the who, what, why, and when of staff transitions.

PCC Update: Associate Executive Presbyter for Ministry

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Scripture reminds us that for everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1). Within ministries of both individuals, congregations, and presbyteries, there are seasons that must be honored. We write to share the request of Jan Edmiston, that we concur with her decision to step away from her ministry as Associate Executive Presbyter for Ministry, in preparation for the arrival of a new Executive Presbyter. Attached is Jan’s letter which details further her discernment born of her deep love for the Presbytery of Chicago.

– Rev. Jan Edmiston’s Letter

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

This is the letter that Rev. Jan Edmiston wrote to the presbytery and was attached to PCC Update: Associate Executive Director for Ministry.

Executive Presbyter Search

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Is God calling you to lead the Presbytery of Chicago and our 92 congregations? Are you a committed Christian who thrives in transition, inspires innovation, and believes in the church reformed and always reforming? We are seeking a leader to unify our 92 congregations around a vision of what Christ’s community can be. Questions? Email […]

Presbytery Transition Timeline

Friday, May 5th, 2017

This document was created for the Prototyping event held on June 13, 2017 at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Each blurb was taken from the reports of each group to Presbytery Assembly or from the person quoted.

World Cafe Community Conversations

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

What? –  Please join fellow Presbyterians, community partners, civic leaders, friends and family for one (or more) community conversations across our presbytery. Why? –  Our communities face daunting and complex realities of violence, segregation, discrimination, and despair. Every day we contend with great injustice and suffering. But strengths, gifting, and assets also dwell deep within […]

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