Information and resources about various leadership roles in the church, including elders, deacons, and commissioned pastors.
In a Reformed Church the ministry of elders involves ministry to the ministers and involves both
An entire chapter in the Book of Church Order (BCO) is entitled "The Disciplinary and Ju
The place to begin is with elders themselves.
"Catechumenate" is a theological word for a process for bringing adults into faith in Christ and
Far from being just a placeholder in the congregation's structure, an elder has specific ministry
Through the offices of the church (minister of Word and sacrament, elders, deacons, and professors of theology), Christ is represented to the community of faith.
As an elder, you are responsible for sound teaching and discipline within your church, and for th
Two principles are important in administering a deacons' fund: accountability and agility.
A liturgy for the commissioning of commissioned pastors.