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

MWS Annual Salary Report Form and Minimum Terms of Call

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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