The Clerk’s Handbook

A simple introduction to clerking.
 
 
  • the clerk of session maintains the history of the congregation through careful minutes and records;
  • the clerk of session is interested in and knowledgeable about Presbyterian polity;
  • the clerk of session, along with the moderator, is the liaison between session and presbytery;
  • the clerk is always striving to be a servant to the session, in the fullest New Testament sense, and is equipped spiritually to fulfill the servant role.
 
        
 

 

The Book of Order

 
The Book of Order is a governing document of the PC(USA). It is divided into four parts: The Foundations of Presbyterian Polity, Form of Government, Directory for Worship, and Rules of Discipline. 
 

Parliamentary Procedure

 
The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) designates Roberts Rules of Order, Newly Revised the latest edition, as the parliamentary authority to be used in governing body meetings.
 
 
 
 

Pulpit Supply List

 
The pulpit supply list is located in our Online Directory. 
Please review the Process and Protocol document for Pulpit Supply Preaching.
 
 

Records Retention Schedule

 
The Presbyterian Historical Society is where important presbytery and church documents are archived. We follow their recommended schedule of document retention see on their website.
 
 
        

End of Year Information

 

 

2018 OGA
Statistical Report

This link will go live as soon as we receive information on the 2018 End of Year OGA Statistical Report.
 

 

2018 Church
Contact Form

 

 

2018 Elder Commissioner to Presbytery Assembly Form

     

 

Templates

 
 

Session Minutes

 

Special Session Meetings

 
 

Congregational Meeting Minutes

 

Session Meeting

Cover Sheet

 
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