Mid Council Relations Newsletter Archive

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Exams schedule

Standard Ordination Exams

Educator Certification Courses

Advisory Handbook on Preparing for Ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Task Force to Explore Theology and Practice of Ordination

Support For Educator Certification Advisors

Senior ordination exams

Bible Content Exam

CLC for Mid Council Leaders

CLC for Calling Organizations/Churches

CLC for Call Seekers

For Congregations

Polity Benefits and Mission Conference - 2023

CLC Webinars

COR Toolbox

Presbyteries Cooperative Committee on Exams

Ruling Elder Workshops

Family Care Plan

Ruling Elder Books

Frequently Asked Questions

Personal Information Form

Educator Certification - Frequently Asked Questions

Church Conflict and Negotiation

The Revised "On Calling a Pastor"

Who's Serving?

Ways to Use Regarding Ruling Elders


Year of Leader Formation - Hymn

Definition of Ruling Elder

Helpful Resources

Forms for advancing to Candidacy

Forms reporting actions to others

Forms used in the Preparation for Ministry process

Ministry Information Form

Preparation for Ministry Committees/Commissions

Polity Resources

Leader Formation - Webinars

Forms and User Guides

Registration for Ordination Exams

Forms for annual consultations

Resources for Leader Formation


History and Responsibilities

How to Apply Online?

Additional Ruling Elder Resources

Ruling Elder Training

General Information and FAQ on the GA Nominations Process

Stated Clerk Nomination Committee - Members

Funding Model Development Team

Special Committee on Standing Rules

Church Leadership Connection - Task Policy Form

Commission on the Unification of the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency

Understanding the CLC Competency Survey

Why Interreligious

Along the Road


Membership and Staff

GAPJC Members and Electoral Process

Entity List and Descriptions


Per Capita Sunday

How Can I Apply?

Interim/Transitional Ministry

Frequently Asked Questions

Meeting Schedules

Advocacy and Accompaniment

COGA Workgroups for GA225 Planning

Orderly Exchange with Formula Partner Churches

Permanent Judicial Commission Decisions

Family Detention and Family Separation

Refugees and Asylees

Moderators' Conference 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

Amicus Curiae Briefs

Online trainings

Ecumenical Newsletter Archives

Polity Resources

가족 구금 및 가족 분리

Detención y separación familiar

Statistical Reporting and Frequently Asked Questions

Eugene Carson Blake Scholarship to the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey

COGA Meeting Archives

Ministry Committees/Commissions

Mid Councils Newsletter Back Issues

Face to Face Registration

Video Collection

Task Force for Safe and Sacred Space

성소 Sanctuary

Commissioned Ruling Elders Education

CRE Assessment


APCE 2018 Migration Simulation

Examining candidates and ministers

Ecumenical News - December 2017

Educator Certification Handbook

온라인 교역자 디렉토리 On-Line Minister Directory

Directorio de ministros(as) en línea

Data Requests


Rules of Discipline Task Force


Volunteer Opportunities

All Agency Review

Way Forward Commission

Hands and Feet

GA Moderator Travel Map

Community Engagement


Presbyterians For Just Immigration Signup

Association of Mid Council Leaders Annual Meeting

Video Streaming

Guidebook Event App

General Assembly News

Exhibit Resources for OGA

Membership and Staff

GA Participants

Travel, Accommodations, and Parking

General Information

Moderator Candidate Central

Advocacy for Syrian Refugees - Presbytery Resolutions

Ecumenical News, December 4, 2015

Exhibiting at the General Assembly

Stated Clerk Nominating Committee Español

Stated Clerk Nominating Committee 한국어

Ecumenical News, September 2, 2015

The Ecumenical News

Ecumenical News, June 3, 2015

Who Can Use this System

Ecumenical News, March 30, 2015

Each New Day

Sign-ons and letters

Ecumenical News, January 29, 2015

Peace discernment

Convener of the Seventh-day/Reformed Dialogue Reflects on the importance of the dialogue process

Ecumenical Relations Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mid Councils Newsletter

Engaging Belhar

Christ ‘has given us the ministry of reconciliation’

GA221 Reconciliation

Biblical and Theological Rationales on Marriage

A message from the Stated Clerk, Grady Parsons

Subscription Confirmation

Ruling Elder Network

GA221 on Marriage

Ecumenical Relations Staff


GA221 on Israel-Palestine



Video Streaming

PC-biz Korean

Mobile Applications

Frequently Asked Questions About the Confession of Belhar

Finances for ministers

Models of ministry

PC-biz Spanish

Ministers of other denominations

Get Involved

Worship Resources

Ecumenical Partners

Why Ecumenism

Calling Organizations

Call Seekers

Instructions for Completing a PIF

Commissioners and Advisory Delegate Homepage



How to Register

Travel, Accommodations and Parking

MIF Resources


PIF Resources


What is CLC?

How CLC Works

Contact Information

Planning a meeting, meal, reception, etc.

For Such a Time as This

What is CLC?


Special Committees

On-Line Minister Directory

Revised CLC Matcher Training


Study guides and papers by Assembly year

Workers and Employers


Human Trafficking

Policy on Immigration

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution 2012

Video Streaming

Telling our stories: young adults sensing God’s movement

GA220 Podcasts

GA220 Videos

GA220 Advice Videos

GA220 Orientation Resources

GA220 Webinars

Open Meeting Policy

General Information for Commissioners/Advisory Delegates

Seal and logo license permission

Get the seal



General Assembly Accommodations

Frequently Asked Questions

General Advice for Commissioners and Advisory Delegates

The Seal of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)


Job Description and Application Requirements

Forms and Resources

Sampling of presbytery processes of examining candidates and ministers

Reflection on the new Foundations of Presbyterian Polity

Form of Government

Meeting Papers

Greetings from the Stated Clerk

Assigned Responsibilities

Special Committee on Existing Authoritative Interpretations of the Book of Order

Sexual Misconduct

Handbook for Judicial Process

Constitutional Musings

The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Authoritative Interpretations

Advisory Opinions

Conscientious Objection

Per Capita Resource Materials

Per Capita Funding - What it Supports

Goals for New Pastor Seminars

Annotated outline of Here I Am, Lord, Now What?

Strengthening pastoral leadership in first-call churches





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Seattle Presbytery's focus on immigrant populations

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Open Book Bible Exegesis examination has new structure effective August 2010

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Healthy ministries: the goal of Committee on Ministry Work

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The 2011-2013 Advisory Handbook for Ministry Committees/Commissions

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