Presbytery Committee, Commissions & Group Information

Clerk of Session Support Team - Stated Clerk, Rev. Dr. Michael Wilson

The Clerk of Session Support Team assists clerks of session in the performance of their duties, in particular maintaining manuals and keeping minutes. The team provides for the annual review of session minutes and may provide other opportunities for clerks of session to participate in a learning community.

General Assembly Overtures and Amendments Team - Stated Clerk, Rev. Dr. Michael Wilson

The GA Overtures Team leads the Presbytery as a learning community in responding to overtures from the General Assembly. The Team develops a process in consultation with the Leader Team to present overtures from the General Assembly to the presbytery, and to provide for learning community experiences as needed.

New Worshiping Communities Commission (Currently on Hiatus)

The New Worshiping Communities Commission inspires, validates, and oversees new worshiping communities in the Presbytery of Donegal. The NWCC oversees the 1001 Grant Process of the Presbyterian Mission Agency and any other grants that involve presbytery partnership. It coordinates with EOM for any appropriate EOM or presbytery NWC grants. It oversees the process when an existing congregation seeks to be re-chartered as a new worshiping community.  It oversees non-English speaking and immigrant fellowships/congregations.

NWC Commission Job Description

Permanent Judicial Commission - Moderator: Ruling Elder Amanda Snoke Dubbs

The Permanent Judicial Commission is responsible for hearings and trials pertaining to judicial matters in the bounds of the Presbytery of Donegal (D-2.0102), appeals from sessions in Donegal Presbytery (F-3.0206) and also judicial matters referred from other councils (D-4.0101). It is responsible for remedial and disciplinary matters. (D-2.0200)

Self-Development of People Committee

Self-Development of People is a ministry that affirms God’s concern for humankind.  We are Presbyterians and ecumenical partners dissatisfied with poverty and oppression, united in faith and action through sharing, confronting, and enabling by participating in the empowerment of economically poor, oppressed, and disadvantaged people, seeking to change the structures that perpetuate poverty, oppression and injustice.