Administration Committee supports the effective functioning of the Presbytery of Carlisle in the areas of management, property, finance, personnel, and stewardship.

Trustee responsibilities:

receive requests submitted to the committee by particular churches for permission to sell, lease, or mortgage any real property

receive gifts and bequests to the presbytery and hold in trust the properties and presbytery funds as the presbytery directs

annually receive the churches reports of indebtedness that account for the the amounts paid upon such indebtedness during the preceding year

Financial responsibilities:

annually propose a Mission and Per Capita Budget for the presbytery’s consideration and approval

monitor and manage presbytery funds providing timely reporting, as well as, arranging for and completing a review of all financial records and books

in accordance with presbytery procedures and policies make decisions regarding presbytery investments

Stewardship responsibilities:

promote stewardship and benevolence giving within the presbytery’s churches and their sessions

provide denominational stewardship resources and host training events

make specific requests for annual financial support of presbytery’s mission and program


provide for the oversight and implementation of personnel policies relating to all presbytery staff and persons employed by the presbytery

maintain adequate confidential personnel files for each employee


monitor and provide for the insurance needs of the presbytery office and any other property the presbytery owns

assist and advice session regarding liability insurance requirements

serve as a resource when needed regarding the engagement of legal counsel; may retain legal counsel as deemed necessary

assist the stated clerk in certifying with the presbytery’s chosen financial institution of the authorized check and transfer of funds signers

oversee the work of Lend-A-Hand and approve single item purchases over $5,000.00