Committee on Ministry
Moderator Sandy Safford
The Committee on Ministry (COM) provides guidance and assistance to churches without ministers; serves as a validation committee for ministers not serving churches; counsels sessions, ministers, and persons on pensions; and receives and dismisses ministers.
Pastoral Care Team
Moderator Bill Sanders
Providing care and support for ministers/teaching elders serving in congregations is the focus of the work of this Committee on Ministry team. Members of the team regularly reach out to ministers with calls or visits as well as needed for resources for their unique life and ministry situations.
Commissioned Lay Pastor Ministry Team
Moderator CJ Biewenga
Oversees and coordinates the entire program for people discerning about and preparing for ministry as a commissioned ruling elder (CRE). CREs currently serve in leadership in congregations of the Presbytery.
Committee on Preparation for Ministry
Moderator Russ Kane
The Committee on Preparation for Ministry (CPM) supports members of churches in the Presbytery as they discern the call to ministry, and oversees the process and requirements of preparation for ministry.
Moderator Dave Goss
The Nominating Committee nominates teaching elders and ruling elders for service on Presbytery Committees and Council, Synod and General Assembly.
Use the form below to express interest in volunteering to serve on a Denver Presbytery committee or workgroup. The information you submit will be put on file for the Nominating Committee. The primary nominating meeting is in the fall. However, there may be a few vacancies to fill throughout the year.
The Nominating Committee is committed to giving full expression to the rich diversity of our membership in the structures of our committees, workgroups and council. Providing information helps the Nominating Committee fulfill this commitment to inclusiveness and representation.
Please complete the questions below as you feel comfortable. Submitting a form does not guarantee nomination. If you are nominated, you will be contacted by a member of the Nominating Committee. If not nominated, your information will be kept for the next cycle.
Partnership of Zimbabwe & Denver Presbyteries
Co-Moderators Ruth McCollum Huff
The Partnership of Zimbabwe and Denver Presbyteries (PZDP) joins our two presbyteries together as one body in Christ. We share common experiences and desire to know more about the gifts, circumstances, and situations that differ among our presbyteries. Belonging to one another through our partnership, we can use our successes to strengthen and build up each other.
Presbytery of Zimbabwe responds to Cyclone Idai
Permanent Judicial Commission
Moderator John O'Lane
The Permanent Judicial Commission sits as the ecclesiastical court to rule on charges brought through the church’s judicial process against teaching elder members of the Presbytery or sessions of congregations.