Policies, Manuals, and Handbooks

Presbytery Directory

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Manual of Administrative Operations (Presbytery)
Commission on Ministry Manual (2023)
Ethics Policy and Signature Page
Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy 
Minister Signature Page and Church Signature Page
Children & Youth Protection Policy of the Presbytery
Model Policies for Congregations

The following documents are designed to assist sessions in creating their own manuals and policies. Each congregation needs a Church Operations Manual, a Sexual Misconduct Policy, and a Child Protection Policy. (Book of Order G-3.0106)

If your congregation has not yet created its Church Operations Manual then the Minimum Requirements document spells out certain basic requirements for notice of meetings, quorum, etc.

Resources for Ruling Elders, Sessions and Clerks of Session
Separation Policy (March 25, 2017)
Nomination of Commissioners for General Assembly