Clerks of Session Resources

Clerks of Session Resources


2022 ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORTS  
Clerks of Session will soon receive materials from the Stated Clerk with information
you will need to submit your
2022 Statistical Report to the Office of the General Assembly.
As of Friday, December 2nd, you may begin entering your 2022 report at the link below:
Statistical Report Log-In Page
 
Download Statistical Report Instructions
These instructions will guide you through the statistical information that you must provide in accordance with G-3.0202f.The Session Report is prepared annually by the Office of the General Assembly, and the information you provide will be combined with that from other PC(USA) congregations to become the “OGA Statistics” that appear annually in the General Assembly Minutes, Part II, Statistics.
*The deadline to complete the 2022 Statistical Report is

Thursday, February 9, 2023


*Annual Information Needed by the Presbytery of Charlotte
These forms will need to be completed and returned to the Presbytery Office by Friday, January 27, 2023,
as this information will be needed to prepare the Presbytery Packet for the February 11, 2023 Stated Meeting.

Helpful Information for Clerks of Session:

Bulletin Insert on 2023 Presbytery Mission Giving

Per Capita: Committee To Connection

2019-2023 Book of Order (PDF version)  

Serving as Clerk of Session 

10 Things Ruling Elders Should Know 

OGA Advice on electronic rolls and registers

Rules for Church Records
 
(Clerk’s Handbook 2022) 

Checklist for Sessional Records (revised) 

Employment Guidance for Sessions and Session Personnel Committees




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

**Order Session Minutes Record Books from 
Cokesbury Book Store


FIND OUT INFO ABOUT THE COMMUNITY AROUND YOUR CHURCH!
FREE RESEARCH TOOL FROM ASSOCIATION OF RELIGION DATA ARCHIVES (ARDA)
This tool assists church and community leaders in accessing free online information about their communities. The initial map shows the location of other churches in your area and the Community Profile Builder provides you with social, economic, and religious information on the community or neighborhoods you select. Our Community Profile Builder allows you to quickly and easily access social, economic, and religious information about your community. And, it’s free to use!
Visit thearda.com/demographicmap to get started.


Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free Communion Bread


Pure Knead Communion Loaves stay fresh in the freezer for up to 6 months. Just thaw on the counter the night before use and share. There’s no need to toast this moist, delicious bread before enjoying. Just tear it apart and pass it along. Works well for intinction. Uncut communion loaves will appear more homemade and vary in shapes and sizes.    Communion loaves are just $4 each.
Visit the website for details: https://www.pureknead.com/communion-loaves

 


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: https://us.ccli.com


 PC(USA) Form of Government Resources

Book of Order  (PDF download) 2019 – 2023
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