Resources for Presbytery Committees and Congregations

PCUSA

Board of Pensions

Book of Common Worship PCUSA 2018

Book of Confessions

Book of Order 2019 - 2023

Presbyterian Foundation

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)


Presbytery of the Redwoods and Synod of the Pacific

Anti-racism Statement

Bylaws

Presbytery 2022 Meeting Schedule

Presbytery Reimbursement Policy

Presbytery Voucher

Social Networking Guidelines

Standing Rules

Synod of the Pacific

The Way Forward for Redwoods Presbytery - Plan Narrative - May 2020 


Tribal Lands

FAQs About Honoring Lands & Peoples

Honoring Lands and Peoples, Land Acknowledgment & Humble Confession 9.25.21

Tribal Lands & Presbytery of the Redwoods


Committee on Ministry and Congregational Personnel Committees

      2023 Salary for Newly Called Positions

Background Check Services

COM Policies and Procedures Manual

Elder Abuse Recognition & Response

Pastor/Staff Evaluation Forms (in Word)

Policy for Reconciliation and Dismissal of Congregations

Pre-Employment Screening Certification

Covenant of Closure with an Outgoing Pastor

Sample Safe Church Policy May 2012 (in PDF)

Sample Safe Church Policy May 2012 (in Word doc)

Sample Session Personnel Policies July 2013 - PDF

Session Personnel Policy Sample in WORD Doc

Standards of Ethical Conduct


Committee on Preparation for Ministry and Inquirers/Candidates

Committee on Preparation for Ministry Forms

CPM Preparing for Ministry Protocols


Committee on Mission Finance and Congregational Finances
      

     Per Capita 2023

Equity Share Agreement

Expense reimbursement guidelines

Voucher for reimbursement request

Facility Use Agreement (lease)

Facility Use Agreement in Word Doc

Financial Review Guide for Sessions (PCUSA)

Grant Writing Policy

Guidelines for purchase of property

Insurance requirement for facilities use by outside groups

Tax Exemption Status Letter 501c3 Redwoods Presbytery from PCUSA July 2021

IRS Tax Exemption Letters 501c3 PCUSA

Per Capita 2022

Policy regarding credit card use

Suggested ways to hold title

Synod Loan Guidelines for Churches

Form A (Synod application)

     Form R (Synod application)

Use of cash from sale of real estate 


Nominating Committee and Pastor Nominating Committees

America's Changing Religious Identity Report (PRRI)

Cafe to Go --- World Cafe

COM - Materials on Calling a New Pastor

Congregational Life Cycle

MIF - Ministry Information Form 2016 (Word Doc)

On Calling a Pastor Manual PCUSA Revised March 2015

Pastoral Call Form Sample (Word Doc)

Strategic Planning 101

The Art of Powerful Questions

Nominating Committee - Nomination Form


Representation & Review Committee and Clerk of Session

     
225th General Assembly Proposed Amendments to the Constitution (2022)

Bylaws & Electronic Meetings Frequently Asked Questions

Bylaws Sample for Congregations

Review of Session Minutes, Rolls, Register Books CHECKLIST August 2021

Session Administrative Manual for Clerk of Session

     Virtual Meetings Sample Rules from Robert's Rules of Order     
 
    
Conducting Business Virtually for Congregations and Councils



Camps and Retreat Centers

Mattole Camp & Retreat Center

Westminster Woods

Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center