Pastoral Relations Committee

PASTORAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

It has responsibilities under the UCA regulations for ministry agents and the exercise of their professional duties. Some of these responsibilities include:

• Oversight of ministry placement processes, supply ministry, Joint Nominating Committees, congregation/agency/school profiles
• Representative for Synod Placements Committee
• Arrangement for issuing of calls
• Dealing with requests to extend a congregation placement beyond ten years
• Conclusion of placements
• Discipline
• Relationships between minister and congregation/placement
• Ministry Supervision oversight
• Code of Ethics & Ministry Practice training processes in place and records kept
• Special consultations
• The Ministry of Pastor for congregations & agencies
• To brief and appoint supervisors for pastors.

For a full understanding of their delegated authority as a committee of the Presbytery, please consult the current document of delegations