Committee on Ministry (COM)
Serves as pastor and counselor to ministers of the presbytery; facilitates between congregations, ministers, and the presbytery; administrates triennial visits with sessions, pastors and educators.
Ruling Elder Jim Griffin – Email
Minister of Word and Sacrament Carol Pierson
- Pulpit Supply List
A listing of individuals available to preach when a pastor is on vacation, taking leave, or otherwise away from the pulpit on a given Sunday. A password is required to open this document. To request a password send email to PMV.
- On Calling a Pastor
A resource for pastor nominating committees and mid councils, prepared by Church Leadership Connection and the Office of the General Assembly Church Leadership Connection. A password is required to open this document. To request a password send email to PMV.
- Minimum Terms of Call – These are the minimum terms of call for 2023 for pastors.
- Pastoral Transition Manual
This Pastoral Transition Manual is intended to offer guidance for working through a critical time in the life of a congregation. It is intended to assist Committee on Ministry (COM) Liaisons who will work with sessions and Pastor Nominating Committees (PNCs), as well as those leaders in congregations. A password is required to open this document. To request a password send email to PMV.
These documents are intended only for the use of Committee on Ministry members.
- Committee on Ministry Liaison List
- Committee on Ministry Liaison Guidelines
- COM Guidelines and Hints for Liaisons
- Committee on Ministry Member Roster
- Committee on Ministry Congregational Care Subcommittee
- Committee on Ministry Teaching Elder Pastoral Care Subcommittee
- Interview Questions for Candidates for Membership in the Presbytery
Committee on Preparation for Ministry
Has oversight for all inquirers and candidates for ministry under care of the presbytery.
Minister of Word and Sacrament Kelley Shin – Email
Provides support and guidance for the staff and officers of the presbytery; designs personnel policies.
Chair: Minister of Word and Sacrament Lawrence Bartel – Email
Permanent Judicial Commission
Assists and enables the Presbytery in the proper exercise of church discipline.
Moderator: Ruling Elder Steve Davis Email
Networks Support and Grants
Promotes the stated mission of presbytery and the practice of good stewardship and generosity of all our gifts including not only financial resources, but also, the gifts of time, energy, and talent. Administers grant programs of Presbytery of the Miami Valley, such as the Northminster Mission Fund.
Chair: Ruling Elder Dave Wantz – Email
Peacemaking Fund Application
This form is to be completed when applying for a Peacemaking Fund grant.
Presents names of nominees for presbytery officers and committee members to be elected by the presbytery.
Ruling Elder Marge Morgan – Email