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Church Leadership Connection

Who Can Use this System

 


 

Church Leadership Connection is for the use of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) churches and entities seeking leadership to serve in specific ministry positions and for teaching elders, candidates and members seeking a call to service within the church.

Who May Enter a Personal Information Form (PIF)?

  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Ministers of the Word and Sacrament (except as noted below).
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) candidates for ministry who have been certified “ready for examination for ordination, pending a call” by their Presbytery Committee on Preparation for Ministry.
  • Christian educators, deacons, elders and lay professionals who are members of a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation.
  • Ministers of other denominations who are transferring their membership to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and have completed the requirements for transfer except for the call.

Who May not Enter a Personal Information Form (PIF)?

  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Ministers of Word and Sacrament against whom allegations or charges are pending.
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Ministers of Word and Sacrament who are currently under judicial censure limiting their ministry or who are under supervised rehabilitation.
  • Ministers of Formula of Agreement partner denominations (ELCA, RCA and UCC).
  • Ministers of other denominations not seeking to transfer their membership to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) candidates for ministry who have NOT been “certified ready for examination for ordination, pending a call” by their Presbytery Committee on Preparation for Ministry.
  • Christian educators, youth workers and other church professionals who are NOT members of a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation.

Who May Enter a Ministry Information Form (MIF)?

  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Churches.
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Union Churches.
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Educational and Theological Institutions.
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Conference Centers.
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly Agencies.
  • Other entities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and retirement facilities with official ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Who May not Enter a Ministry Information Form (MIF)?

  • Churches of other denominations.
  • Ministries that do NOT have an official relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
  • Educational and Theological Institutions that do NOT have an official relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
  • Retreat, Conference or Educational Centers that do NOT have an official relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
  • Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Retirement facilities that do NOT have an official relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

If you are uncertain about whether or not you may use CLC please call us at (888) 728-7228, x8550 or email us.