Commission on Ministry

The Commission on Ministry’s responsibility is to evaluate, act upon, and receive those pastors, who want to become members of the Presbytery of Carlisle. The commission also provides support for congregations.


        2018 Retired Clergy and Spouse Luncheon

Commission on Ministry Guidelines/Policies/Resources

Continuing Education for Teaching Elders Policy

       Exceptions in Calling Pastors

Family Leave Policy

IRS Mileage Rates

Manse Inspection

Mentoring Program

Moderators of Sessions Fees

Minimum Terms for Certified Educators (2018)

        Minimum Terms for Pastors 2018

Ordination/Installation Guidelines

Pastoral Relationships – (definitions)

Pulpit Supply Fees

Pulpit Supply Guidelines for Adding Non-Minister Members

Role of the Commission on Ministry (duties)

Sabbatical Guidelines for Teaching Elders

Sexual Misconduct Policy


Background Disclosure Form (Teaching Elders)

New Member Form (Teaching Elders and Certified Educators)

Terms of Call Report Form (2018)

Sexual Misconduct Policy –  Pastors’ Signature Form

Pulpit Supply Application

Resources for Churches Seeking Pastors and Pastor Nominating Committees (PNC)

Are You Searching for A Pastor? (Resource Booklet for PNCs)

Call Form (contract for installed pastoral position)

Covenant of Agreement (contract for temporary pastoral leadership)

Dissolution of A Pastoral Relationship

Gracious Endings (when a Teaching Elder Retires)

Gracious Partings (when a Teaching Elder Leave)

Minimum Terms of Call

Offerings at Ordination/Installation Services

Vacancy Check List

Vacancy Dues