Committee on Ministry

2021 Chair: Rev. Libby Boatwright

The purpose of the Committee on Ministry is to assist congregations as they call, employ, and work with all church employees, both Teaching Elders and lay persons, and to facilitate relations among Teacher Elders, congregations and the Presbytery.

Some of the Committee on Ministry’s responsibilities:

  • Periodic visits with sessions and congregations in the Presbytery
  • Counseling and guidance for congregations during transitions between pastors
  • Monitoring of compensation for Teaching Elders in parish ministry
  • Communication with all Teaching Elders, including those in ministries other than congregations
  • Oversight of Teaching Elders seeking membership in the Presbytery
  • Periodic continuing education events/retreats for Teaching Elders and lay church employees
  • Advocate for lay employees

Presbytery Committees

A.C. Watsonville
Church Health and Growth W.G.
Council
Downtown San Jose Property Commission
Financial Affairs
Guiding Preparing Safeguarding Subcte.
Ministry
Mission and Outreach W.G.
Nominating
Peace and Justice W.G.
Personnel
Polity & Government
Preparation For Ministry
Presbyterian Women
Representation and Empowerment
Self Development of People
Synod Commissioners
Synod Permanent Judicial Commission