Item description for Presbyterian Polity for Church Officers, Third Edition by Joan S. Gray & Joyce C. Tucker...
Overview "From the Publisher:" PRESBYTERIAN POLITY FOR CHURCH OFFICERS Third Edition This detailed and comprehensive interpretation of the "Book of Order" is the most complete resource of its kind. It explains the system of Presbyterian government, from sessions to presbyteries to synods to the General Assembly. Joan S. Gray is pastor of Columbia Presbyterian Church, Decatur, Georgia. She was moderator of the Permanent Judicial Commission of the PC (USA) and a member of the General Assembly's Advisory Committee on the Constitution. Joyce C. Tucker is Dean of Continuing Education at Princeton Theological Seminary. She has served as director of the Committee on Theological Education of the PC (USA); as an associate pastor; as assistant stated clerk, Office of The General Assembly, PCUS; and as staff associate in the Office of Professional Development for the General Assembly Mission Board, PCUS.
This detailed, comprehensive interpretaion of the "Book of Order" is the most complete resource of its kind since the church's reunion. It explains the system of Presbyterian government, from sessions to presbyteries to synods to the General Assembly itself.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.16" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.61" Weight: 0.84 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1999
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664500188 ISBN13 9780664500184
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More About Joan S. Gray & Joyce C. Tucker
Joan S. Gray is a teaching elder living in Atlanta, Georgia. The moderator of the 217th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she is the author or coauthor of several books including "Presbyterian Polity for Church Leaders, Fourth Edition", with Joyce C. Tucker.
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Polity book review May 8, 2010
A great book. Every Presbyterian church officer should read it. I recommend it to every Presbyterian to help understand the organizational rules, history and civility of the system at Presbyterian churches in the U.S.