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Church Leadership Connection

Frequently Asked Questions


I am a minister of another denomination.  Can I use CLC to seek a pastoral position in the PC(USA)?

How do I get a User Login and Password?

My Password is too complicated to remember.  How can I change it?

I forgot my Password to access CLC.  What should I do?

I’m a COM Moderator and PNCs are asking me for a User Login and Password.  What do I do?

What is included in Effective Salary?

I’m considering several different types of positions.  Can I submit more than one PIF?

I’m not receiving emails from CLC, what should I do?

How long does it take my PIF to become active in CLC?

How long does it take our MIF to become active in CLC?

When will my PIF be matched with a position?

What is “PIF Permissions” listed under PIF, Part II functions?

My PIF hasn’t been matched with very many MIFs.  What can I do?

Who performs the matching for our MIF?

How long does it take for our MIF to be matched with PIFs?

How can I send a copy of my PIF to a position I am interested in?

How often can we ask for a rematch for our MIF?

I’m the PNC/Search Committee Chairperson or COM Moderator.  How do I get a copy of a minister’s PIF?

I have a question I don’t see listed on Frequently Asked Questions.  Now what?

Church Leadership Connection (CLC) is the Internet-based matching and referral system of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Consultants are available by calling 1.888.728.7228 x8550 or sending an email to