Monday, December 09, 2013
Supporting Thriving Faith Communities in Northern Illinois
In Blackhawk Presbytery, with its diversity of congregation size, pastoral leadership takes a variety of forms.
The Commission on Ministry has the primary responsibility for assuring that each congregation has competent and appropriate pastoral leadership. Each congregation has a designated representative who is in contact with the pastor(s) and session. The Commission on Ministry assists congregations and pastors through:
For assistance in these areas, contact COM moderator Suzanne Finefield or general presbyter John Rickard.
The Committee on Preparation for Ministry provides care and oversight to those in various stages of preparation for ministry. For assistance in these areas, contact CPM co-moderators John Mattson or Howard Smith or general presbyter John Rickard.