DOCUMENTS & RESOURCES

POLICIES

 

Date
Info

08/06/18
Authorization to Release Information

08/06/18
Background Check

07/01/17
Bylaws

03/18/19
Certified Ruling Elder (CRE) Policy
Certified Ruling Elder Policy (CRE) Adopted April 17, 2007, amended March 23, 2017,and updated November 8, 2017

07/01/17
Childbearing and Child Rearing

07/01/17
Christian Educators

08/25/17
Commission for Congregational Life Responsibilities

05/07/19
Commissioned Ruling Elders (CRE) Guidelines for Mentors/Supervisors
It is the responsibility of the CRE to contact his/her mentor/supervisor to set up meetings. Monthly contact is encouraged for students and quarterly contact is encouraged for Commissioned Ruling Elders.

07/01/17
Committee for Preparation on Ministry (CPM) Handbook
Committee for Preparation on Ministry (CPM) Handbook

12/02/20
Continuing guidance for congregations in the Pandemic -Urgent Advice Regarding COVID-19 Precautions
To: Sessions and Congregations of Scioto Valley Presbytery (PSV) From: The PSV Coordinating Team Continuing guidance for congregations in the Pandemic -Urgent Advice Regarding COVID-19 Precautions

07/01/17
Coordinating Team Responsibilities
Design for Mission on Ministry

08/25/21
Design for Mission and Ministry
Design for Mission and Ministry

07/01/17
Full-Time and Part-Time Positions

11/27/17
Gracious Separation of Congregations

07/01/17
Mentoring Program

12/05/19
Ministries Initiatives Program
Ministry Initiatives Program is a project of the Presbytery to help churches and commissions of our Presbytery develop and finance imaginative ministry ideas including new church development and community building initiatives.

07/01/17
Overtures and Amendments

09/26/17
Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC) Process for Recommending Temporary Pastor as Pastor
This document establishes the PSV policy for enacting the new provisions related to changes in a temporary pastoral relationship.

03/12/19
Pastoral Search Process with the Pastoral Search Flow Chart
Searching for a Pastor in the Presbytery of Scioto Valley; Phase 1 -Saying Goodbye; Phase 2 - What's Next? , Phase 3 - The Search Begins!' Phase 4 - A Warm Welcome.

11/28/17
Policy – Child Protection 11-28-2017
The members of the Presbytery of Scioto Valley believe that we are called by God to create a safe place for all the children and youth in our care, nurturing, protecting, and empowering them through faith and trust.

02/20/18
Policy – Church Development Fund
Approved at the Feb 20, 2018 Presbytery Meeting

07/01/17
Policy – Congregational Life Connections

07/01/17
Policy – Former Pastors

11/28/17
Policy – Healthy Boundaries 11-28-2017
The Presbytery of Scioto Valley seeks to engage church professionals of the Presbytery in understanding, teaching, and maintaining healthy boundaries in their ministries.

05/15/18
Policy – Leaves for Called Ministers
Leaves for Ministry Policy Approved 05-15-2018

02/20/18
Policy – Ministry Initiatives Fund
Approved at the Feb 20, 2018 Presbytery Meeting

10/16/18
Policy – Presbytery Personnel
Approved at the May 15, 2018 Presbytery Meeting. Revised 8-9-2021.

03/03/20
Policy – Sabbatical Leave Policy
Sabbatical Leave Policy - The purpose of a sabbatical is to enhance and strengthen a minister’s effectiveness by giving them an uninterrupted time to care for their own well-being, and to return to their work with renewed energy and enthusiasm. Approved February 18, 2020

04/14/21
Policy – Validated Ministry
Policy on Validated Ministry Outside of Congregation (approved June 3, 2020)

09/17/19
Policy on Dissolution of Pastoral Relationships

09/18/18
Policy on Sale of Church Property
Policy on Sale of Church Property Approved 9-18-2018

02/11/20
Policy to Dissolve (Close) a Congregation

07/01/17
Presbytery Code of Regulations

07/01/17
Receiving Non PCUSA Ministers

07/01/17
Reference Release

07/01/92
Seeking to Be Faithful

11/27/18
Sexual Misconduct Policy
approved November 27, 2018

09/13/21
Youth Triennium Application – Youth