Resourcing church leaders
Centro para el Consistorio
Welcome to the RCA's Consistory Center. These pages offer information and resources to elders, deacons, ministers, treasurers, and administrators as you work together to lead your churches in mission and ministry for Christ.
Before using the resources here, please read this important notice.
Resources for All Consistory Members: Are you currently serving on consistory? Then this is the place to start. Discover what consistory is, learn about leadership training, investigate the RCA and its governance, and lots more.
"The Office of Deacon and the Assemblies of the Church" considers the office of deacon in relation to the other offices, RCA assemblies, and the mission of God. The Commission on Theology is seeking feedback on the paper and has prepared a study guide to assist in this process. Take a look.
Resources for Deacons: Look here for information that will help you grow and develop as a deacon.
Resources for Elders: Look here for information that will help you grow and develop as an elder.
Resources for Ministers: Browse through resources intended to help you minister well. You'll find links to insurance and retirement information and ministry services, as well as resources for leadership development, worship, and the areas of Our Call.
Resources for Treasurers and Administrators: Look here for a variety of information that will help you administer the finances of your church. You can also check out the IRS Resources page.
Resources Recommended by You: These resources were submitted by elders and deacons from around the RCA.
Called to Serve Archive: Called to Serve is a newsletter written specifically for elders and deacons currently serving on consistory. Browse the archives for past issues and a wealth of articles and information.
Frequently Asked Questions: Do you have consistory-related questions that haven't been answered yet? You may want to take a look at the FAQs.