Consistory

Resources to help a consistory fulfill its pastoral and spiritual responsibilities as the governing body of a congregation.

Resources to help your church develop safe church policies and processes. 

As an elder, you are responsible for sound teaching and discipline within your church, and for th

Protecting Vulnerable Persons from Abuse and Other Mistreatment and Protecting Resour

Every Christian is called by God and gifted for ministry. These resources can help you implement a gifts-based ministry in your church.

A common misconception is that a congregation is built like a pyramid, with the minister at the t

What does it take to be a member of the consistor

Since each church has unique needs and since each pastor has special gifts for ministry, it is essential that the church and candidates be involved in a process of prayerful and intentional discernment.

Setting the stage for godly leadership