COM Policies/Forms

COM Policies/Forms

COM Pulpit Supply Policy

Presbytery of Charlotte Expense Voucher for 2024
(Word format) 

Mileage Reimbursement Rate 2024 Update:

Beginning on January 1, 2024, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

-> 67 cents per mile driven for business use, up 1.5 cents from 2023.
-> 21 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the Armed Forces, a decrease of 1 cent from 2023.
-> 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations; the rate is set by statute and remains unchanged from 2023.

Committee on Ministry Policies and Forms:

COM Church Liaisons By Cluster

Nurturing Healthy Relationships:
Church Professional Relations Committee Policy   (Feb. 2024)
Guidelines for Professional Development Expenses (August 2022) 
Christian Educator Policy  
Sabbath Leave Policy  (Revised June 1, 2021) 
Manse Equity Allowance Policy  (January 2020)  
Former Pastor Policy and Covenant of Closure  (January 2020)  

Installed Pastors / Associate Pastors:
When Your Church Loses Its Pastor  
(February 2024)  
Liaison Checklist for PNCs and APNCs
Financial Feasibility Checklist for Calling Churches
Terms of Call Form for NEW Calls (For 2024) 
Annual Terms of Call for Ministers Form 2024  
Annual Terms of Call for Educators Form 2024  
Minimum Terms of Call for 2024  (Approved by Presbytery as of 10/24/2023) 
Ordination and/or Installation Commission Request Form  (September 2023) Word format 
Ordination Commission Request Form for Validated Ministries (September 2023) Word format
Installation Commission Report Form  (Word format)
Ordination/Installation Commission Report Form   (Word Format) 
Ordination Commission Report Form for Validated Ministry (Word format)

PCUSA Transitional Ministry Training 

Living by the Gospel, from the Board of Pensions, is a guide to structuring ministers’ terms of call.
It lays out how the Church supports the well-being of ministers through the Board of Pensions. This guide details the benefits, programs, and assistance that are available through Pastor’s Participation. It shows how they work together to support ministers and their families.


Other Pastoral Relationships:
Temporary and Transitional Pastor Relationships  (February 2024) 
Transitional Ministry Policy    (February 2024)
Transitional Pastor Contract  (February 2024) 
Guidelines for the Commissioned Pastors Program   
(February 2024)
CP Commissioning Service Request Form  
(February 2024) 
CP Commissioning Service Report Form (February 2022) 
Specialized Ministry Policy and Annual Report Form   (February 2024) 
Full-Time Temporary Pastor/CP Contract  
(Revised February 2024) 
Full-Time Temporary Associate Pastor/CP Contract   
(Revised February 2024) 
Part-Time Temporary Pastor/CLP Contract  (Revised February 2024) 
Part-Time Temporary Associate Pastor Contract 
(Revised February 2024) 
Guidelines for COM Appointed Church Moderators – for Churches Without Pastors
(February 2024)  

Pulpit Supply Policy
(Revised February 2024) 

COM and Presbytery Policies:
Presbytery Youth Protection and Sexual Misconduct Policy
Severance Compensation Policy    (February 2024) 
Certifying Policy for ministers from other denominations    (February 2024)  

Presbytery Gracious Dismissal Policy  

Legal Resource Manual for PC(USA) Middle Governing Bodies and Churches