Session Nominations

As a governing body, the Session of St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church needs people who are strong in faith and generous in spirit. Being elected an Elder by the congregation is an opportunity to serve Jesus Christ in leadership. Nominees for the Session Class of 2027, which is a three-year term, must be active church members who participate in worship regularly, support the church’s stewardship campaign, and use their time and talents to support the mission of the church. Will you answer the call to service for our thriving church? Or do you know of another member who would be an asset to our Session? Please submit your nomination(s) below.

Elder Duties
PC(USA) Book of Order

• Receive members into the church
• Lead the congregation to participate in world mission
• Provide for worship
• Provide for the spiritual growth of its members
• Develop and supervise the educational program of the church
• Lead the congregation in ministry to the local community
• Challenge the congregation to the stewardship of time, talent, and finances
• Establish and publish the budget to the church
• Lead the congregation to discover what God is doing and be effective agents of change and renewal

• Encourage learning opportunities for fellow Session members
• Train new officers, ordain and install them
• Oversee the personnel of the church
• Manage and oversee the church's property
• Provide representation in the higher governing bodies of the church
• Maintain ecumenical relationships within the community
• Act in judicial matters of the church
• Maintain membership records of the church

Responsibilities Include:

• Attending Worship Services
• Serving Communion
• Chairing/serving on a ministry committee
• Participating in Christian Education programs
• Serving as commissioners at Presbytery meetings
• Making a substantial stewardship pledge
• Assisting with stewardship follow-up phone calls, etc.

Submit Your Nomination:

Nominations have closed.