Welcome to John Calvin Presbytery.
In 2019 John Calvin Presbytery consists of 2780 members of the body of Christ serving 6 counties in Southeast Kansas and 27 counties in Southwest Missouri through 46 congregations. We extend from Iola and Parsons, Kansas, to Rolla and West Plains, Missouri.Our site has been designed to meet the needs of the members and staff in our congregations. We now have a virtual office and are available to be in communities around the presbytery on a regular basis. If you would like to meet with us on one of those days, just give us a call and we will arrange a meeting. All new information about JCP is on the Contact Page.
However, if you are looking for a new church, upcoming events, and more information about us, this site is designed for you in mind, as well to help you locate a church that meets your needs.
We invite you to explore this site often, and return to see new and exciting things happening throughout the JCP.
EQUIPPING THE SAINTS ~ OCTOBER 12, 2019
TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PC(USA), 1900 E. BARATARIA, SPRINGFIELD
Join John Calvin Presbytery for a leadership training day complete with keynote speaker and workshops to choose from. There will be continental breakfast, lunch, child care, fellowship, and more.
To register online follow the link.....
Acting Stated Clerk
The Acting Stated Clerk shall be a PC(USA) ruling or teaching elder and shall be selected by the General Council elected by Presbytery and assume office immediately after being installed.
The acting stated clerk is accountable, through the General Council, to Presbytery for the performance of the duties of the office. The job will require 10-12 hours per week at minimum salary of $1260 per month.
Term: This position is part-time, temporary. He/she shall be eligible for election as Stated Clerk.
a. Take minutes at presbytery, council, and COM meetings
b. Serve as the parliamentarian for Presbytery meetings
c. Prepare documents for presbytery meetings
d. Arrange for annual review of session minutes
e. Provide annual clerk of session training
f. Provide elder commissioner orientation at each presbytery meeting.
g. Facilitate annual statistical reports.
h. Work collegially with other presbytery staff members and committee personnel
i. Perform other duties assigned to or commonly expected of the office
To apply, please submit a letter of interest detailing the skills and experience that you believe qualify you for this position.
Email council moderator Jennifer Dawson firstname.lastname@example.org and cc pastoral presbyter Malinda Spencer email@example.com
Application deadline is October 7.
Minute Review Checklist
Clerk of Session Handbook
Mandatory Boundaries Training will be offered at each presbytery day. You are required to read the manual, which can be downloaded below, and then attend a two hour discussion time beginning at 10 a.m. at any of the presbytery days listed below. You have one year from August 15, 2018 to attend. All persons serving congregations within John Calvin Presbytery are required to have a boundary training event annually.
Boundaries Training Manual
Sample Child Protection Policy
Clerk's Annual Questionnaire Link
2019 Presbytery Meetings:
Regularly scheduled meetings begin at 9:30 a.m., with registration beginning at 9 a.m.
Saturday, November 2.....First Presbyterian .........919 East 10th Street........... Rolla, Missouri
A joyful, holy community of Christian believers, diverse yet united.
Committed to serving Christ In the church and in the world.
Prepared by God through the Holy Spirit for mission and ministry.
John Calvin Presbytery
P.O. Box 787
Shell Knob, MO 65747
P.O. Box 787
Shell Knob, MO 65747