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STATED CLERK SEARCH

Mission Presbytery, a part of the Presbyterian Church (USA), is accepting application for the full-time position of STATED CLERK with offices in San Antonio, Texas.

Serves as ecclesiastical officer of Mission Presbytery. Requires ordination as Ruling, Teaching, or Comissioned Ruling Elder.

Purpose:

To serve as ecclesiastical officer of Mission Presbytery (MP) supporting the Presbytery, including the General Presbyter, General Council, congregations and committees.  Maintains relationships with PC(USA) governing bodies, local congregations, sessions, and Presbytery members.  As recorded in the Book of Order 2019 - 2021, beginning at G-3.0104, the Mission Presbytery Stated Clerk is defined as: 

.… a clerk who shall record the transactions of the council, keep its rolls of membership and attendance, maintain any required registers, preserve its records, and furnish extracts from them when required by another council of the church. Such extracts, verified by the clerk, shall be evidence in any council of the church…. The clerk of a presbytery, a synod, and the General Assembly shall be called stated clerk, shall be elected by the council for a definite term as it may determine, and must be a ruling elder or Minister of Word and Sacrament…. 

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Application Requirements:

  • Personal Information Form (PIF) or Resumé

  • Journey of faith statement leading to application for the position of Stated Clerk

  • Minimum of three current references

  • Applications must be e-mailed to the following address: MPStatedClerkNC@gmail.com.

  • Deadline for completed applications: August 1, 2020.