The Administration Team provides oversight for staff, fiscal management, and property decisions for the presbytery. The History Team connects to the presbytery through the Administration Team.
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Moderator, Rev. Dr. Mark P. Thomas
Property Work Group
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Moderator, Mark Wiley

Email: property@glpby.org

Church Affiliation: First Presbyterian Church

The Property Work Group's primary goal is to oversee the property of the Presbytery. This includes vacant and transitional property sales and maintenance. 

In support of congregations property needs, this group will support

  • Permission to Lease or Rent church property
    • If the property to be rented or leased is that used for the purposes of worship, approval of the presbytery and written permission is required.
    • If any property is to be leased for more than five (5) years, approval of presbytery and written permission is required.
  • Permission to Sell church property
  • Permission to Mortgage/Encumber church property
  • Permission to Buy Property
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Finance Work Group
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Moderator, Kathy Sherrick

Church Affiliation: Faith and Des Peres Presbyterian Church

The Finance Work Group's primary goal is to oversee the finances of the Presbytery in cooperation with the Treasurer. This ministry is also responsible for encouraging and empowering financial stewardship towards the presbytery.

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Personnel Work Group
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Moderator, Vacant

Church Affiliation: 

The Personnel Work Group's primary goal is to oversee the personnel of the Presbytery, to ensure strong support for the ministry of Giddings-Lovejoy Presbytery, as it evolves into a community of dynamic leaders and vibrant congregations.

Maintain and Support the presbytery approved Personnel Policy Manual

  • Maintain unity in purpose of the Flexible Spending Plan
  • Adhering to the Dismantling Racism and Privilege IMPACT Policy
History Team
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Co-Moderators, Elders Joan Huisinga & Jan Stanford

Church Affiliation: Southminster Presbyterian Church (Elder Huisinga)

Church Affiliation: Oak Hill Presbyterian Church (Elder Stanford)

The History Team's primary goal is to ...

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