Learn about the role of elders, who ensure that each person in a congregation is nurtured through Scripture, worship, the sacraments, and prayer.

Every Christian is called by God and gifted for ministry. These resources can help you implement a gifts-based ministry in your church.

A common misconception is that a congregation is built like a pyramid, with the minister at the t

What does it take to be a member of the consistor

Since each church has unique needs and since each pastor has special gifts for ministry, it is essential that the church and candidates be involved in a process of prayerful and intentional discernment.