Elders and Deacons
Presbyterian government is an ingenious system of shared power between pastors and lay people. We elect leaders to guide our congregation, trusting them to listen for God’s voice and to work as partners with one another.
The Session is an elected board of 15 Elders who serve three-year terms and are charged with maintaining the program, the spiritual life and the physical plant of this church. Each committee is chaired by an Elder and has several members from the congregation.
An elected board of our church, the Deacons show care and concern for members and friends of the church. They serve three-year terms and provide transportation to worship services and care for shut-ins, assist people in crises, maintain contact with college students and support local food drives.
The Session is an elected board of 15 Elders who are charged with overseeing the spiritual life, the program, and the physical plant of the church. Each committee is chaired by an elder and has several members from the congregation.
Our current Session is listed below.
Rev. William Carter - Moderator
Beverly Bright is Clerk of Session
Current Deacons of First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit are as follows: