Clerks of Session Resources

Clerks of Session Resources

2020 Statistical Report Information:Clerks of Session will have access to the
Statistical Report website
to enter 2020 Church Statistics beginning Friday, December 4, 2020
Download Instructions for Entering Your Statistical Report 
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021

ANNUAL FORMS NEEDED BY THE PRESBYTERY – DUE JANUARY 29, 2021:
2021 Church Data Form 
List of Deceased Elders for 2020


Helpful Information for Clerks of Session:
2019-2021 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 2019)

Checklist for Sessional Records

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


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 – 2020
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