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The Presbytery
of Southeastern Illinois

Commission on Ministry

The Commission on Ministry oversees relations among congregations, ministers, and presbytery. It oversees Commissioned Pastors, examining minister members for membership in the presbytery, leads sessions/congregations through pastoral transitions, oversees education regarding the Board of Pensions, advocates for Certified Christian Educators, and visits regularly with sessions and ministers, providing conflict resolution when necessary.

David Oliver-Holder (Teaching Elder/Minister)
602 W. Green
Urbana, IL 61802

Susan Hughey-Rasler (Ruling Elder)
801 E. College Av.
Greenville, IL 62246

Salt Fork Region (12 Churches)
Laura Aull Johnston (Teaching Elder/Minister)
1173 Karen Dr.
Monticello, IL 61856

Rachel Matthews (Teaching Elder/Minister)
708 Hamilton Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820

Stu Smith (Teaching Elder/Minister)
27270 N. 2150 East Rd.
Alvin, IL 61811

Greater Decatur Region (10 Churches)
Susan Moore (Ruling Elder)
1589 W. Forest
Decatur, IL 62522

John Phillips (Ruling Elder)
3991 Park Ln.
Decatur, IL 62521

Deborah Jelley (Ruling Elder)
919 E. 1320 North Rd.
Taylorville, IL 62568

East Central Region (13 Churches)
Katie Orth (Teaching Elder/Minister)
5118 N. 1350th St.
Watson, IL 62473

Rodger Allen (Teaching Elder/Minister)
105 Janice Av.
Paris, IL 61944


First Capital Region (14 Churches)
Jane Hopkins (Ruling Elder)
309 N. Hena St.
Greenville, IL 62246



The Bridge Region (15 Churches)
James Potts (Teaching Elder/Minister)
427 Brian Dr.
Olney 62450

Elaine Lassner (Ruling Elder)
4434 Cooper Dr.
Evansville, IN 47715


River to River Region (14 Churches)
Leslie Sheets (Ruling Elder)
424 Oak Street
Cobden, IL 62920-9436



At-Large Member
Melissa Keeble (Teaching Elder/Minister)
1201 W. Daniel Street
Champaign, IL 61821-4513

Paul Spangler (Teaching Elder/Minister)
454 S. Charter Street
Monticello, IL 61856

Ex Oficio
Rebecca Blair (Ruling Elder)
Lead Presbyter for Transformation and Stated Clerk

Pulpit Supply & Moderators List

Incoming Questions

Summary of the Four Agreements

Call and Contract Forms for Pastoral Service

(101)--Terms of Call-Installed Pastor or Co-Pastor

(103)--Terms of Call-Associate Pastor

(105)--Contract for Intentional Interim Ministry

(107)--Contract for Commissioned Ruling Elder

(108)--Temporary Validated Ministry-PCUSA Pastor

(158)--Temporary Validated Ministry-Full Communion Denominations

(191)--Contract for Covenant Pastor


Ordination/Installation Forms

Ordination/Installation Administrative Commission


Dissolution Exit Interviews

Dissolution and Vacancy Policy Acknowledgement

Dissolution and Vacancy Policy

Sexual Misconduct

2018 APPENDIX Y Sexual Misconduct and Response Team

2018 EXHIBIT D (Acknowledgement) of APPENDIX Y Sexual Misconduct and Response Team

Toby Montgomery's Ordination
Newly ordained Teaching Elder The Rev. Toby Montgomery (slightly right of center with red tie) November 12, 2023.
Book of Confessions and Book of Order
You may download the Book of Confessions and the Book of Order 2023-2025 in pdf format.
Book of Confessions Book of Order
신 앙 고 백 서 and 규례서 - 한국어 2019-21
You may download the 신 앙 고 백 서 and the 규례서 - 한국어 2019-2021 in pdf format.
Book of Confessions, Korean Book of Order, Korean
Libro de Confesiones and Libro de Orden 2020-21
You may download the Libro de Confesiones and the Libro de Orden 2020-21 in pdf format.
Book of Confessions, Spanish Book of Order, Spanish
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