Committee on Ministry
Moderator Sandy Safford
The Committee on Ministry (COM) provides guidance and assistance to churches without ministers; serves as a validation committee for ministers not serving churches; counsels sessions, ministers, and persons on pensions; and receives and dismisses ministers.
Pastoral Care Team
Moderator Bill Sanders
Providing care and support for ministers/teaching elders serving in congregations is the focus of the work of this Committee on Ministry team. Members of the team regularly reach out to ministers with calls or visits as well as needed for resources for their unique life and ministry situations.
Commissioned Lay Pastor Ministry Team
Moderator CJ Biewenga
Oversees and coordinates the entire program for people discerning about and preparing for ministry as a commissioned ruling elder (CRE). CREs currently serve in leadership in congregations of the Presbytery.