The Committee on Ministry serves as Pastor, Counselor, and Advisor to Teaching Elders and Congregations as outlined in G-3.0307 of the Book of Order. The Committee on Ministry administers the following policies in the presbytery’s policy manual:

  • Certified Christian Educators
  • Counseling Guidelines for Church Pastors
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Guidelines for Collegial Relations
  • Minimum Terms of Call
  • Mission Study Task Force
  • Pastoral Care Network
  • Relationship with Pastoral Counseling Center
  • Scholarship Support for Pastoral Counseling
  • Policy Regarding Seminary Indebtedness
  • Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures
  • Validating the Ministry of Continuing Members

The committee consists of at least eighteen members, with ruling elders and teaching elders in roughly equal numbers.

Membership*

*Updated as of 01/01/17

Kristie Hall, Moderator
Milton Fulton, Vice-Moderator

’17 (RE) Steve Crowley

’17 (RE) Sherrick Gilbert

’17 (RE) Milton Fulton

’17 (TE) David Lee

’17 (RE) Dothlin Myers

’17 (TE) Diane Wilson

’18 (RE) Mary Coxe

’18 (TE) Carol DiGiusto

’18 (TE) Laurie Furr-Vancini

’18 (RE) Cathy Sanders

’18 (RE) Ricky Kirby

’18 (TE) Gary Marshall

’19 (RE) Mary Brown

’19 (TE) Andy Gans

’19 (TE) Ken Goodrich

’19 (RE) Kristie Hall

’19 (TE) Gary Hardesty

’19 (TE) Bill Hoff

 

COM Policies

Certified Christian Educators

Counseling Guidelines for Church Pastors

Equal Employment Opportunities

Guidelines for Collegial Relations

2017 Minimum Terms of Call – Coming Soon!

2016 Minimum Terms of Call

2015 Minimum Terms of Call

Minimum Terms of Call

Mission Study Task Force

Pastoral Care Network

Relationship with Pastoral Counseling Centers

Scholarship Support for Pastoral Counseling

Policy Regarding Seminary Indebtedness

Services of Installation/Ordination For a Minister of the Word and Sacrament

Validating the Ministry of Continuing Members

Social Media Guidelines

2017 Meeting Dates:

Jan. 4, April 5, June 7, Sept. 6, and Nov. 1


Forms

Report of Terms of Call (2017) – Parish Ministers

Report of Terms of Call (2016) – Parish Ministers

Pastoral Call Worksheet

Pastoral Call Form

Temporary Pastor Agreement

Temporary Pastoral Agreement – Ruling Elder (for updated form – email Stated Clerk)

Validated Ministry Application

 

Pastoral Nominating Committees

Church Leadership Connection

PNC Process Outline

Statement of Inclusivity

Plan for Inclusivity

Role of Pastor When a Church Searches for an Associate Pastor

Theological Warning Signs

 

PNC Sample Letters

PNC Sample Letter 1 – Reception

PNC Sample Letter 2 – Removal

PNC Sample Letter 3 – Further Information

PNC Sample Letter 4 – Telephone Interview Invitation

 

   

Committee Members’ Link to Confidential Meeting Documents (Password Protected)