Updates to the 2011-2013 'Advisory Handbook' on Preparing for Ministry
Two sections in the “Walking the Road Together” chapter of the Handbook have been revised in response to an updated “Advisory Opinion” on ordination standards and in order to provide guidance in working with immigrant inquirers and candidates.. The handbook provides moderators, presbytery staff, and applicants with an overview of the process and resources, its intentions and goals. The handbook is available as a free downloadable resource in different formats. The latest revision is identifiable by the date “March 2013” on the cover page and “Release 1.4” on the copyright page.
Covenanting with Inquirers and Candidates
A background paper.
Examining Candidates and Ministers
The stated clerk was asked by the 218th General Assembly (2008) to gather and to share with the whole church a sampling of the various presbytery processes of examining candidates and ministers. Read in-depth information.