Trinity Presbytery accomplishes its mission and ministry through teaching elders, ruling elders and lay persons faithfully serving on the Coordinating Team, divsions, committees, commissions, task forces and other agencies, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following. 

 

The Presbytery Coordinating Team (PCT)  serves as the executive and the coordinating body of the Presbytery and promotes the programmatic work of the Presbytery. In order to accomplish this task, the PCT is empowered by the Presbytery to create such agencies as are necessary to accomplish its task. The creation of new agencies, and any subsequent changes in organizational structure proposed by the PCT, require the approval of the Presbytery. Read more...

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The Commission on Ministry (COM) provides for the pastoral care and support of church professionals, develops opportunities for fellowship and guidance and colleague groups for clergy, educators, and spouses, and attends to the emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being of church professionals and their families, with particular attention given to persons with special care needs. Read more... 

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The Committee on Preparation for Ministry (CPM) establishes covenant relationships with those who are to be ordained as Teaching Elders and their sessions and congregations in order to ensure that they receive full preparation for their task under the direction of the Presbytery. Read more...

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The Administrative Enabling Team oversees the administrative, financial, personnel, communications, stewardship, and trustee functions of the Presbytery. It also coordinates relationships between the Presbytery and the institutions supported by it, the councils over which the Presbytery has jurisdiction and all other councils unless otherwise specified in the Manual of Administrative OperationsRead more... 

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The Division of Education and Nurture (DEN) provides Presbytery-wide events and activities concerned with Christian education and congregational nurture for persons of all ages. Read more... 

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The Division of Evangelism and Church Support (DECS) provides opportunities for evangelism to be learned; plans and coordinates the establishment of new worshiping communities; seeks to strengthen and support the on-going transformation of existing congregations; encourages evangelism and outreach among institutions of higher learning; and increases awareness and promotes the concerns of racial-ethnic ministries of Trinity Presbytery. Read more...

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The Division of Mission (DOM) encourages and enables the Presbytery to direct its attention and resources to the needs of the world and to the relationship between the church and the community. Through its subcommittees and task forces, the DOM provides education and motivation to local churches and to the Presbytery to become involved in global mission and mission partnerships, as well as in responses to justice issues throughout the world. Read more... 

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The Outdoor Ministry Division (OMD) helps people nourish and sustain faith in God by building community, fostering relationships and exploring our connection with Creation. It aims to accomplish this by promoting the theological, educational, and ecological possibilities for furthering God's call to discipleship through the planning and implementation of programs for Trinity Presbytery and especially at our Fellowship Camp & Conference Center. Read more...

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The Nominating Committee (NC) submits to the Presbytery for its approval the names of qualified persons to serve in all elected positions on divisions, committees, agencies, and the Coordinating Team of the Presbytery. Read more...

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The Permanent Judicial Commission (PJC) is the means by which the Presbytery exercises discipline within the context of pastoral care and oversight of church members and teaching elders who are members of the Presbytery. This is accomplished by a session or Permanent Judicial Commission after a due process trial or hearing of complaints against the Presbytery or allegations of offense against individual members. Read more...

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The Personnel Committee (PC) is a subcommittee of the Coordinating Team. The primary function of the PC is to examine issues affecting our staff and forward recommendations to the Coordinating Team. It seeks to support our staff and ensure their effectiveness in the work of the Presbytery by creating a healthy work environment where shared expectations are cultivated so there are no surprises and issues can be dealt with before they are personal situations. Read more...

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The Presbyterian Women, having been forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, are committed to nurturing their faith through prayer and Bible study, supporting the mission of the church worldwide, working for justice and peace, and building an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and witnesses to the promise of God’s kingdom. Read more...

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The Trustees have the immediate responsibility for management of the property, including care, maintenance, compliance with applicable building, fire, access and safety codes, and use restrictions. They are responsible to the Presbytery for their activities. Therefore in buying, selling, and mortgaging real property, the Trustees shall act only after approval of the Presbytery has been granted in a duly constituted meeting ( Book of Order, G-4.02). Read more... 

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