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Ruling Elders

Additional Ruling Elder Resources


  • "Themes of Reformed Theology and Polity". Download a chart for reference with discussion questions here.
  • "Confession Matching Game". Formatted cards to cut apart and use to match aspects of a creed to its title, available here.
  • “Ruling Elder Search Game”. Download this game which entails finding other ruling elders who have engaged in a variety of ministries and activities through their ministry.
  • “Presbytery Meeting Bingo”. First time at a presbytery meeting? Use this Bingo card and notice the terms used throughout the gathering.
  • “Councils of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)”. Download a chart and descriptions of the four councils of the church and their roles.
  •  “The Basics of Parliamentary Procedure”. Orientation to new presbytery commissioners sung to the tune of “Chim-Chim-Cheree.” Download

  • Parliamentary Jeopardy. Orientation to new presbytery commissioners using the answer-question style of the popular Jeopardy game show. Used by permission of the Presbytery of East Tennessee.

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