For Church Leaders

Links to useful information for church leaders:

Sunday Schedule (Ushers, Liturgists, etc)

We use Ministry Scheduler Pro to schedule weekly roles.  To access your schedule, go here:

Basic Resources for Elders and Deacons

Click on the source you wish to access:

Presbytery of Philadelphia

PC(USA) Main Website

Book of Order (PDF)

Book of Confessions (PDF)

Presbyterian 101 (Basic Facts about Presbyterians)

Lessons for Ruling Elders and Deacons -

Guidelines for Times of Disagreement


Background Reading:

We Can See Clearly Now

Adaptive Change

Building Vision

What Not to Change

Level 5 Leadership

The Work of Leadership

Survival Guide for leaders

Adaptive Change

Presbyterian News

Websites of interest to Presbyterian Leaders:

Church and World /Presbyweb

Presbyterian Outlook

PC(USA)-Related Entities

Organizations and Agencies within the Presbyterian Church:

Presbyterian Assoc. of Musicians (PAM)

The Thoughtful Christian (Books, etc.)

The Presbyterian Foundation

The Board of Pensions (Pensions and Health Insurance for Church Employees)

Presbyterians Left and Right

Progressive and Conservative Organizations related to the PC(USA)


Presbyterian Coalition

Fellowship Community (formerly Presbyterians for Renewal and The Fellowship of Presbyterians)


Covenant Network of Presbyterians

Other Organizations and Movements

(Christian Resources)

Alban Institute at Duke Divinity

Congregational Consultants  (former Alban Institute Consultants)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey

Equipping Institute  (for Ministry Leaders)

Lombard Mennonite Peace Center