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The Administrative Commission shall be composed of six members. Its duties shall include serving as the Trustees of the Presbytery and having responsibility for Accounting, Budgeting, & Staff Services. The Treasurer of the Presbytery shall serve as an advisory member with voice and without voice.
In accordance with G-3.0307, the Presbytery designates a Commission on Preparation for Ministry (CPM) that shall be composed of twelve members.The Commission shall fulfill the functions related to the process of preparation of ordination as Teaching Elder as set forth in G-2.06 and shall provide for the training and nurture of Ruling Elders who apply to become Commissioned Lay Pastors (CLPs).
The CRE program is now under the supervision of the Committee on Preparation for Ministry. You will find the forms necessary for this program here.
In May 2016, Transylvania Presbytery voted to restructure what was previously known as COM into two new commissions and a ministry: Congregational Issues Commission, Pastoral Transitions Commission, and Leadership Development Ministry.
The CC shall monitor the work of each Commission and Ministry in relationship to the Presbytery's Mission Statement. The CC shall review the work of the Commission on representation to ensure fair and effective representation within the structure of the Presbytery.
The COR shall be composed of six members who shall be nominated by the Coordinating Commission & elected by the Presbytery.It is tasked to an intentional purpose: to ensure the church's commitment to inclusiveness and the principles of unity and diversity (per G-3.0103).