Committee on Ministry (COM)

Chair: TE Bill Poe,


The Committee on Ministry (COM) serves as pastor and counselor to Teaching Elders; facilitates relationships between congregations, Teaching Elders, and Presbytery; mediates difficulties on behalf of Presbytery; and serves as an Administrative Commission of Presbytery for the purpose of: (1) ordaining and installing Teaching Elders and Commissioned Ruling Elders to particular pastoral service, (2) approviing terms of calls and contracts; and, (3) examining and receiving Teaching Elders by transfer from other presbyteries for the purpose of accepting valid calls to ministry in Mission Presbytery.

The Committee on Ministry meets the first Monday of February, April, June, August, October, December.

Terms of Call:
Mission Presbytery Pastoral Call Form, for Installed Pastoral Relationship

2018 Minimum Terms of Call Information
2018 Annual Terms of Call Form for Pastors & Educators

Interim Minister Contract
Parish Associate Guidelines & Covenant Relationship
Stated Supply Pastor Contract
CRE Covenant

Ordination, Installation, Commissioning:
Appointment of Administrative Commission to Ordain and/or Install a Teaching Elder
Minutes of Adminstrative Commission to Ordain-Install-Commission

Annual Report:
Annual Report to Mission Presbytery for Members-at-Large & Specialized Ministry

2011-2013 Advisory Handbook for Ministry Committees/Commissions

Dissolution of Pastoral Relationships
COM Policy on Closure - Ending Ministry Well



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