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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.

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

Laura Aull Johnston (Teaching Elder/Minister)
1173 Karen Drive
Monticello, IL 61856

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

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

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

Elaine Lassner (Ruling Elder)
3018 Fawn Hill Drive
Evansville, IN 47711

Leslie Sheets (Ruling Elder)
6801 Old Hwy 13
Carbondale, IL 62901

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

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

Sterrett Collins (Teaching Elder/Minister)
136 Weatherford Lane
Carbondale, IL 62902

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

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

Sam Foskey (Teaching Elder/Minister)
808 S. Glenview
Carbondale, IL 62901

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 Administrative Commission


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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