Resources

The resources below were gathered or developed by your fellow Stated Clerks and are meant to make your job as Stated Clerk of your Presbytery or Synod easier. They can be used as is or as the basis for your own documents. If you have questions, are looking for resources in addition to those below, or have resources you would like to share yourself, please join our Google Group conversation!

 

Robert’s Rules:

Video on Parliamentary Procedure from East Tennessee Presbytery

Robert’s Rules for First Time Presbytery Commissioners from Tampa Bay Presbytery

 

Leadership Development:

Handbook for Clerks of Session from Mid-Kentucky

Rules for Church Records for Clerks of Session from Presbytery of Charlotte

Western Reserve Presbytery Manual for Clerks of Session

Presbytery of Tampa Bay Clerk of Session Training Videos, Powerpoints and other resources

First Time Presbytery Commissioner Training Video

Theocademy

Church Treasurer’s Handbook

 

Session Minutes Review Checklists:

Mid-Kentucky

Tampa Bay

 

Useful Documents:

Dismissing a Congregation Checklist

Dissolving a Congregation Checklist

 

Sample Constitutionally Required Documents:

2015 New Covenant child-protection policy

Guidelines for Child and Youth Protection Policies

Sexual Misconduct Policy for a Presbytery

Sexual Misconduct Policy for a Church

Manual of Administrative Operations for Presbytery

Manual of Administrative Operations for Church

Church Bylaws

 

Commissioned Pastor (or Commissioned Ruling Elder) Exams:

Commissioned Ruling Elder Training Program Information

Commissioned Ruling Elder Training Final Examination June 2014

HALLWAY QUESTIONS 2

HALLWAY QUIZ 1 with citations

Quiz 1, January, 2017

Quiz 2, February, 2017

Quiz 3, March, 2017