Forms & Documents

Newton Presbytery Manual of Operations

Book of Order 2017-2019 Order Form

2018-2019 Planning Calendar Order Form

Financial Forms and Resource Sheets

2018 Missional-PerCapita Remittance Form
2018 Expense Voucher
Invitation to Per Capita – Resource Sheet 2018
Presbytery Mission Giving – Resource Sheet 2018

Guidelines for Financial Activity – Treasurer’s and Financial Team Manual


Resource Sheets

Child Protection Policy- These are samples only.
“We Won’t Let It Happen Here! Preventing Child Abuse in the Church.” Resource Booklet
Abuse Prevention Policy Resource Sheet
Small church Children and Youth Protection Policy
Child Protection Policy for Churches Template

Sample Bylaws
Sample Bylaws of the Particular Church – Consult with Presbytery G-1.0201

Ordination and/or Installation
The Installation Service – Resource Sheet
The Ordination Service – Resource Sheet

Retirement Resources

Questions and Answers about Retirement in the Presbytery of Newton – 11.15.2016

New Elder Commissioners
New Elder Commissioner Handbook

Resource Center
Addiction Resource Sheet

Missional Ministry Team

Discovering and Connecting the Pieces of Our Church: A journey of searching, listening and discernment

Committee on Ministry

Background Check Policy
Authorization and Release Form – Background Checks – 2017
Commissioned Ruling Elders Policy
Covenant Supply Agreement July 2017
Mininum Terms of Call for 2019
2019 Terms of Call Downloadable Worksheet  
Minimum Terms of Call for 2018
Pastoral Relationships in Presbytery of Newton
Pulpit Supply List – February 2019
Elizabeth Presbytery Pulpit Supply List – January 2019
Rubric of Pastoral Responsibilities
Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures
Severance Policy
Standards of Ethical Conduct
Study Leave Policy
Family Leave Policy 2018



Capital Construction Loan Policy
Application for Capital Construction Loan
Policy on Property (2009)
Manse Assessment Form 2018
Historic Grant Policy

Emerging Ministry and Mission Co-op

Peacemaking Grant Application
EMMCO Partnership Grant Application