Presbytery Manual of Operations

Presbytery of Newton

G-3.0106 Administration of Mission

Mission determines the forms and structures needed for the church to do its work. Administration is the process by which a council implements its decisions. Administration enables the church o give effective witness in the world to God’s new creation in Jesus Christ and strengthens the church’s witness to the mission of the triune God…Each council shall develop a manual of administrative operations that will specify the form and guide the work of mission in that council.                                         

 

BY LAWS

Presbytery of Newton Bylaws – approved November 2016

PRESBYTERY DESIGN

Presbytery Design – March 2012

COMMITTEE AND TEAM RESPONSIBILTIES AND COMMISSIONS

Committee on Ministry (COM)

Committee on Preparation (CPM)

Committee on Representation

Emerging Ministry and Mission Co-op (EMMCO)

Faith and Discipleship Team

Missional Ministry Team (MMT)

Nominating Committee

Permanent Judicial Commission (PJC)

Presbytery Coordinating Team (PCT)

Trustees

 

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS
staff/officers/Commissioners

Financial Administrator

Moderator of Presbytery

Office Manager

Presbytery Leader

President of Corporation/Moderator of PCT

Resourcing Coordinator

Stated Clerk

Treasurer

Vice-Moderator of Presbytery

Mid-Council Elected Positions

General Assembly Commissioner

Synod Commissioners

POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Background Check Policy

Child Protection Policy

Commissioned Ruling Elder Policy

Presbytery Personnel Policy

Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

Standards of Ethical Conduct for Ministers, Officers, and Members

Gift Acceptance Policy

COMMITTEE ON PREPARATION

Advisory Handbook on Preparation for Ministry

COMMITTEE ON MINISTRY

The Committee on Ministry does maintain a COM Handbook for use by the Committee members in assisting pastors and congregations. For more information about the COM Handbook please contact the moderator (s) of the Committee on Ministry.

Clergy Care Fund Policy

Study Leave Policy

Validated Ministry Guidelines

Separation Ethics Covenant

TRUSTEES

Trustees

PARTNERSHIPS

Blair Academy

Johnsonburg Camp

Presbyterian Women

 

OTHER INFORMATION