Posts Tagged ‘Commissioners’

What is a commissioner?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

There were 712 elected Commissioners to the 219th General Assembly in 2010. Half of the commissioners are ministers of the word and sacrament (teaching elders), while the other half are elders (ruling elders). Commissioners are elected by the presbyteries, with each presbytery allotted a proportional number of commissioners to their size. You may be surprised […]


Presbytery Assembly

The Assembly consists of the clergy members of the Presbytery of Chicago and an approximately equal number of elders who are commissioners and other elder members.The purpose of the presbytery assembly is to oversee the mission and governance of the Presbytery of Chicago. The presbytery assembly gathers in stated meetings at regular intervals, five or […]


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