Committee on Ministry

The COMMITTEE ON MINISTRY has 18 members, between teaching and ruling elders, one of whom shall be the moderator. Committee responsibilities include looking over the terms of calls of teaching elders; to examine, receive or dismiss teaching elders from the presbytery membership , as well as giving them authorization to labor within or outside the bounds of presbytery; Each member will visit particular sessions or congregations that have struggles or to simply conduct a pastoral visitation. This should be done every 3 years.

The committee is also responsible for the annual review of session minutes and records. If a congregation has no pastoral leadership, the committee will appoint moderators for sessions. The committee shall administer the Personal Assistance Fund for ministers, and the Ministry Support Fund for churches.

Files to submit to COM

Entrance Examination Form

Interim Ministers Report

Temporary Pastors Report

Dissolution of Pastoral Relationship Form

COM Login