Coming Alive in Christ: Training for PC(USA) Ruling Elders and Deacons based on the Constitutional Questions
This multi-session resource is created for the study by and training of those serving as ruling elders and deacons in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Based on the theological principles of the constitutional questions asked and answered in ordination, leader guides are provided using a monthly format to last throughout the year and for a three-session retreat format.
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- Teacher: Martha Miller
Ruling elders are called to ministry in partnership with teaching elders. Within this calling, ruling elders have responsibilities in several areas of the life of the church including exercise in leadership, governance, spiritual discernment, and discipline. This resource seeks to lift up the specific responsibilities while also providing an opportunity to reflect upon how they are lived out.
Los ancianos gobernantes son llamados al ministerio en sociedad con los ancianos docentes. Dentro de este llamado, los ancianos gobernantes tienen responsabilidades en varias áreas de la vida de la iglesia, incluido el ejercicio del liderazgo, el gobierno, el discernimiento espiritual y la disciplina. Este recurso busca elevar las responsabilidades específicas al tiempo que brinda la oportunidad de reflexionar sobre cómo se viven.