Item description for Selected to Serve: A Guide for Church Officers by Earl S. Jr. Johnson...
Overview "Selected to Serve" is a user-friendly basic text for Presbyterian officer training. It covers a variety of topics, such as the call to serve as an officer, questions officers often ask, various sections of the Presbyterian Book of Order, ordination vows, ethics of church officers, and guidelines for growing a church.
Earl S. Johnson, Jr., has created an accessible, popularly written textbook for Presbyterian churches that covers all aspects of officer training--call, duties, ethics, the Presbyterian Constitution, and much more. Congregations will find this resource indispensable for the recruitment and training of effective church leaders.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2000
Publisher Geneva Press
ISBN 0664501656 ISBN13 9780664501655
Availability 115 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 08:12.
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Valuable for church officer training Jul 29, 2006
We've been using this book for several years in the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation where I'm pastor, to rave reviews from the elders- and deacons-elect. Johnson has gathered between two covers most of what Presbyterian church officers need to know about how to do their jobs. He demsytifies the Book of Order, and makes it accessible to first-time users.