What Does Salem Presbytery Do For The Local Congregation?

What Does Salem Presbytery Do For The Local Congregation?

Training Opportunities

• Training for Clerks of Session

• Officer Training

• Vacation Bible School preview

• “Acts 16:5 Initiative”

• Mission Conferences

• CLP (Commissioned Ruling Elder) Classes

• Special Spiritual/Educational events for Clergy/Educators

• Stewardship Education and Resourcing

• Healthy Boundary Training for Sexual Misconduct Prevention

Resources

• Monthly Neighborhood Newsletter

• Presbytery Web Site (www.salempresbytery.com)

• EQUIP Support Team

• Hunger Action Advocate

• New Church Development/Church Transformation Committee

• Hispanic Ministry Coordinator

• International Mission Partnerships

-- Ghana, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, China

Direct Participation

• Campus Ministries

• Jr. High/Sr. High Youth Retreats

• Youth Triennium

• Presbytery Youth Council

• Outdoor Ministries (Camp Grier, Non site-based Camping)

• Annual Mission Trips to Mexico

Funding

• Community Mission Grant

• Local/International Hunger Grants

• New Church Development/Church Transformation Grants

• Hispanic Mission Grants

Assistance

• Pastoral/Associate Pastoral/Co-Pastor/Educator Searches

• Dealing with Conflict

• Staff Available for retreats/Consultations

-- Long-Range Planning

-- Working together as Pastor-Session, Session-Congregation, Pastor-Congregation

-- Education ministry development/strategy

-- Financial work of the Congregation

• Help with Pulpit Supply

• Review your Sessional Minutes

• Answer question (program & support staff)

• Provide Links to General Assembly Resources

• Spiritual Retreat for Members (Presbyterian Pilgrimage)

• Spiritual Retreat for Youth (Arise)

• Prison Ministry for Members (Kairos)

• Presbyterian Foundation

• Synod Aging Ministry

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