Stated Clerk Resources
+ Presbytery Dates
|Thursday, February 21||Pittsburgh Theological Seminary at 1:00 PM|
|Thursday, May 23||Hampton United Presbyterian Church at 4:00 PM|
|Thursday, September 19||Crestfield Camp & Conference Center at 10:00 AM|
|Thursday, December 5||John McMillan Presbyterian Church at 1:00 PM|
Please Note: Presbytery Executive Committee encourages congregations interested in hosting meetings of the Pittsburgh Presbytery to send a note of intent to the attention of the office of the Stated Clerk.
All requests are due to the Ecclesiastical Committee via the Stated Clerk’s office (email/412-323-1405), including waivers of the six-year limitation on terms for elder and deacons, no later than noon on the following dates:
Wednesday, January 23 (presbytery meeting on February 21)
Wednesday, April 17 (presbytery meeting on May 23)
Wednesday, August 21 (presbytery meeting on August 14)
Wednesday, October 30 (presbytery meeting on December 5)
IMPORTANT NOTE: If action by the Presbytery is being requested, the full text of the motion and any accompanying documents (reports, rationale, etc.) must be submitted at this time as well.
Click here for the waiver request form.
When space permits, a Mission Fair will precede meetings of Pittsburgh Presbytery. With prior approval, presbytery-related groups will be assigned a table to display materials and have someone on hand to interpret them before the meeting. Click here for detailed guidelines and request information.
For contact information or directions, click on the name of the hosting organization to go to their web site.
Congregational minutes, rolls, and registers will be read from 9-11:30 AM on the following dates at the places listed:
- Saturday, March 16 at Elfinwild Presbyterian Church
- Saturday, March 30 at Bethel Presbyterian Church (Bethel Park)
- Saturday, April 13 at United Presbyterian Church of Universal
- Saturday, April 27 at Unity Presbyterian Church (Greentree)
- Saturday, May 18 at Pittsburgh Presbytery Center
Overall Make-Up Session:
Saturday, September 14, from 9-11:30 AM at Pittsburgh Presbytery Center
NOTE: Clerks of Session will remember, congregations are not required to attend the minutes reading scheduled in their branch and may take minutes, rolls, and registers to be read at any scheduled time and place.
Please fill out the Examination of Rolls & Registers AND the Examination of Session Minutes forms BEFORE you come and BRING TWO COPIES with you!
Are You a New Clerk & Need Training?
The Office of the Stated Clerk is sponsoring a training seminar for new Clerks of Session on Saturday, February 16, from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM at the presbytery center. Although the training will be geared toward those in their first and second year of service, all Clerks of Session are welcome to attend.
TO REGISTER, email Adrien Domske or call her at 412-697-9207 by Tuesday, February 12, to allow for adequate preparation of materials. Please also provide a contact phone number in case we need to notify you of a weather-related cancellation. The snow date for this event is Saturday, February 23.