"There can, therefore, be no doubt that Presbyterians do carry out the principle that Church power vests in the Church itself, and that the people have a right to a substantive part in its discipline and government."

Charles Hodge

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The Rev. Joy Myers serves as the Stated Clerk of the presbytery. The Stated Clerk is elected by the presbytery to three-year, renewable terms.

Rev. Joy Myers, Stated Clerk


Helpful Documents

General Policy Documents

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Book of Order


Part I of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA)

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Book of Confessions


Part II of the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA)

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