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Leader Formation: Investing in Ruling Elders and Deacons

Resources for Leader Formation


Those serving in the ordered ministries of the church, particularly those called to serve as ruling elders and deacons in the PC(USA), serve vital roles in the life of the congregations and councils of the denomination. As a part of the process of the ecclesial formation of these leaders, the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation have partnered to provide particular books and resources to aid in the ministries of these leaders at a significant discount when ordered through Books listed in the following categories are available at a 40% discount with the use of the promo code: LEADER40.

Promo Code: LEADER40

Deacon Leadership Training:
Ruling Elder Leadership Training:
Children's Ministry:
Presbyterian Beliefs:
Worship Resources:

Please note that there are a few exceptions to this offer that include, but are not limited to, certificates, Glory to God hymnal products, or Book of Common Worship resources. The promo code does not expire and there is no limit to the number of times you can use it.


Daily Prayer app is available in both iOS and Android. It is an easy way to follow the discipline of daily prayer – it puts the pieces together for you, in your hand. Praying? There is indeed an app for that.

Call to Worship, a subscription publication, provides worship resources, suggesting hymns, themes, music for worship services. It also has articles on topics in worship, the church, and the world.

PC(USA) Ruling Elder Ministries also offers a curated list of books, workshops, and other materials relevant to the ministry of ruling elders in the church.