Clerks of Session Resources

Helpful Information for Clerks of Session 

NEW! 2019-2021 Book of Order (PDF version)  

Serving as Clerk of Session 

OGA Advice on electronic rolls and registers
Rules for Church Records (Clerk’s Handbook 2013)  

Checklist for Sessional Records
(2018 minutes will be due at May 21, 2019 Presbytery Meeting)

The Church Treasurer’s Manual

(from the Presbytery of San Jose)
“WHEN WE GATHER” – A Book of Prayers for Worship
(from Geneva Press)

Background Checks through Safe Hiring Solutions

Presbytery of Charlotte Gracious Dismissal Policy 

**Order Session Minutes Record Books from 
Cokesbury Book Store

Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI)
Protect your church. The CCLI® Copyright License™ ensures your church is covered. Simply and legally. The Copyright License is tailored to your congregational singing activities and provides broad coverage for lyric storage, projections, song sheets, bulletin inserts, instrumental/vocal arrangements and service recordings. Optional rehearsal coverage enables duplication and sharing of commercial audio recordings and custom rehearsal tracks. Optional coverage is also available for streaming or podcasting recorded services. Visit the website for details:

 PC(USA) Form of Government Resources

Book of Order (PDF download) 2017-2019
Book of Confessions (PDF download)
A Guide to Parliamentary Procedure In the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 

 Advisory Handbook for the Development of Policies & Procedures  
 Sample Corporation Bylaws