The PCUSA Book of Order states elders should be “persons of wisdom and maturity of faith, having demonstrated skills in leadership and being compassionate in spirit.” G-2.0301. Deacons should be “persons of spiritual character, honest repute, exemplary lives, brotherly and sisterly love, sincere compassion and sound judgment.” G-2.0201. If you intend to recommend someone to be considered by the Nominating committee as elder or deacon, please prayerfully keep these characteristics in mind.
I sincerely recommend the following people to be considered by the Nominating Committee as elder or deacon:
Deadline for submission of possible candidates for consideration is Tuesday, March 20, 2018.