Sacramento Presbytery - Presbytery Congregations by City Name

Guidelines & Policies



COM Manual:   Table of Contents
                          Section 1:  Introduction to the Work of COM
                          Section 2:  Ending Pastoral Relationships
                          Section 3:  Temporary Pastoral Relationships
                          Section 4:  Called Pastoral Leadership
                          Section 5:  Terms of Call & Employment
                          Section 6:  Guidelines for Committee on Ministry Visitation to Ministers & Sessions 
                          Section 7:  Validated Ministries & CREs
                          Section 8:  Gracious Policy for Reconciliation or Dismissal of Congregations
                          Section 9:  Pastor Nominating Committee Process for Pastoral Vacancy & Search

Guidelines for Inquirers & Candidates

Statement of Faith Guidelines

Steps to Calling a Designated Pastor

On Calling a Pastor- Manual by Church Leadership Connection PC(USA)

Checklist for Inviting an Interim Pastor

Questions for Presbytery Church Candidates

Background Check Form (Praesidium)

Report of Plans for Ordination/Installation

Pastor's Profile Form

Separation Ethics Policy

Boundaries Covenant

Policy on Sexual Misconduct Prevention

Guidelines for Sexual Misconduct Training

PC(USA) Child Protection Policy 

Vacation & Study Leave Policy

Sabbatical Leave Policy

Specimen Leave Policy

Gracious Policy for Reconciliation or Dismissal of Congregations

Member-at-Large Membership Questionnaire 

Mission Trip Resource Handbook 


Publications & Information

Connectional Revitalization Reflection & Discernment Guide 

Newsletter Archive

Book of Order 2019-2021, English edition Read why this edition is good through 2023

Book of Order 2019-2021, Korean edition 

LIBRO DE ORDEN Book of Order 2019-2021, Spanish edition

Book of Confessions 2016, English edition

LIBRO DE CONFESIONES Book of Confessions 2016, Spanish edition

Common Book of Worship

Bienvenidos Vecinos! Welcome Neighbors: An Invitation to Latino Ministry in the Presbytery of Sacramento

Building Security Checklist

Indonesian Health Professionals Training Project Lessons & Guidance for Future Projects



of Sacramento: 
          Cents-ability Grant Application
                                      2021 Local COVID Impact Grant (other than hunger)
                                      Congregational Support Ministry Grant Application
                                      Mission Support Ministry Team Grant Application   (Mission Trip & Event Resource Handbook)
                                      Pastoral Support Grant Letter and Application

Synod of the Pacific:  Emerging Needs Grant Application
                                      Hilda V. Thompson Medical Ministry Grant Application
                                      Opportunity Grant Application



Stewardship, Financial/Employment Forms

Check Request/Expense Reimbursement Form

Church Treasurer's Manual

2018 Church Treasurers Workshop Material  

Per Capita Mission Giving Resource

Pastoral Call Form Salary & Benefits

Sacramento MWS Annual Salary Report Form and Minimum Terms of Call

Stockton MWS Annual Salary Report Form 

2021 Mission Pledge Form

Mission Transmittal Form 

Project Codes to Designate Mission Funds

Church Employment Handbook 

I-9 Form

W-4 Form

Employee Timesheet

Direct Deposit Authorization




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