Whether this is your first time on consistory or you’ve been on before, you know that your responsibilities are many and varied. More than likely, you will need forms, descriptions, or even legal paperwork during your term. Here, you’ll find resources to help you serve in your role as an elder, deacon, or minister.
Understanding your role on consistory
The consistory governs the life and ministry of a congregation. It is made up of those who hold three offices in the church: minister, elder, and deacon. The three offices within the consistory complement each other and are mutually supportive and mutually accountable.
Leadership development and spiritual direction
In your service on consistory, you are involved in church leadership. Here are some resources to help you lead well as a member of consistory.
Fulfilling consistorial responsibilities
Quick links to materials and forms you may need in your service on consistory and resources that help you understand the way things work in RCA church order.
Navigating legal and financial matters
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