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Ministers/ Teaching Elders

Supporting church professionals


Ministers of the PC(USA) may find the following links helpful in their ministries:

Support for First Call Pastors
Helping newly ordained ministers move from their roles as seminary students to their new roles as leaders of congregations.

Board of Pensions
Our mission is to provide benefits and financial assistance to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) workers and their families.

Ministry Development Centers
The Ministry Development Council is a national network of accredited centers providing resources for clergy and other church workers, denominational leadership, and local churches.

Commissioned Ruling Elders
A Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE) is an elder who is trained and commissioned by the presbytery to provide pastoral services to a particular church or churches.

Contact information for PC(USA) ministers
Looking for a minister friend?

Ministry Development: Professional Organizations
Professional Organizations for ministers

Theology and Worship Resources
Especially for pastors

U.S. Congregations
U.S. Congregations is a religious research group staffed by religious researchers and sociologists who are conducting the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. It is housed in the offices of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Louisville, Kentucky.