Committees

Leadership Council

Composed of ruling elders and ministers of the Word and Sacrament in numbers as nearly equal as
possible.

Committee on Budget and Finance

Provides financial and budgetary oversight and guidance to the Presbytery.

Committee on Camping and Youth Ministry

Provides for the nurture, faith development, and leadership skills of youth in the Presbytery, as well as the adults who work with youth.

Committee on Compassion, Peace and Justice

Will seek to equip congregations and sensitize their members to the Gospel’s call for God’s people to promote social justice and peace thorough education and advocacy.

Commissioners to the General Assembly and Synod of Lakes & Prairies

Report to the Presbytery through the Leadership Council and Presbytery.

Committee on Living Legacy Fund

The purpose is to empower and support the churches of the Presbytery in growing the mission of Jesus Christ.

Commission on Ministry

Will nominate the members of the COM for election by Presbytery and nominate the moderator and vice-moderator of the commission.

Committee on New Church Development

Oversees and supports new church developments, fellowships, new worshiping communities, and other church partnerships by the Presbytery.

Committee on Nominating

To achieve as nearly as possible a fair and balanced constituency of the Presbytery membership to its council, committees, the Presbytery Permanent Judicial Commission, Synod and General Assembly Commissioners.

Commission on Permenant Judicial

Shall hold only the powers prescribed by the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Commission on Personnel

Composed of three people from each participating presbytery in the Staffing Model.

Committee on Preparation for Ministry

Shall oversee preparation of persons who seek to be ordained as ministers of the Word and Sacrament and those persons who seek to become commissioned ruling elders.

Committee on Presbytery Worship

To plan and carry out worship for the Stated Meetings of the Presbytery.

Committee on Property

Implements the responsibilities of the Presbytery concerning property as specified in the Book of Order.

Committee on Representation

Responsible for the implementation of the Presbytery’s commitment to inclusiveness, diversity, and representation

Committee on Sexual Misconduct Response

Shall follow the guidelines as set out in the Sexual Misconduct Policy of the Presbytery in accordance to the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Committee on Stewardship and Mission Education

To lift up God’s mission as that which gives shape and substance to the life and work of the church, and nurture the grace of generosity within the Presbytery.