The Presbytery of the Western Reserve, a regional governing body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), serves forty-six congregations, one new church development and about 9,800 members in Northeastern Ohio. Bordered by Lake Erie on the north coast, the Presbytery includes the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area, Lorain, Ashtabula, small towns and rural communities.
Assumptions Guiding Our Ministry Together:
God has placed us here in Northeast Ohio.
God has not abandoned the world.
God has given each congregation particular gifts.
Together we are called to be the body of Christ to equip one another for ministry, to be Christ in and for the world.
Presbytery of the Western Reserve seeks
Transitional General Presbyter
We are looking for someone with daring honesty, audacious hope and courageous faith to help us
re-vision the Church.
As a Spirit-filled servant leader among leaders, the Transitional General Presbyter will
- Foster community and build collegiality among the Presbytery in order to grow its
ministries and congregations.
- Prompt us toward critical reflection and continued healing for the next chapter of our life together.
- Encourage and support the development of spiritual, financial and administrative resources.
- Facilitate a visioning process for the Presbytery to enhance its future.
- Lead and organize Presbytery office administration to meet the needs of today and adapt for tomorrow.
Complete job description is available here.
Position is also listed on the Church Leadership Connection on the PC(USA) website.
The Leadership Development Ministry (LDM) of the
Presbytery of the Western Reserve
2014 Ethics Training Event
“DARKNESS TO LIGHT: STEWARDS OF CHILDREN”
Facilitator: The Rev. Jody LeFort
Leadership Development Ministry is charged with the responsibility of providing Ethics Training for PWR Church Leaders on an annual basis. All Clergy are mandated to receive 6 hours of training over the course of a 2 year period. This year we are providing a training event that will certainly enhance your pastoral counseling skills, improve the safety of your church site and programmatic offerings, and begin a larger discussion within the PWR surrounding the issue of child safety.
We have scheduled 4 locations and dates for the Ethics Training to facilitate your attendance.
Click here to print a copy of the registration form, dates and locations. Click here to view/print a copy of the informational flyer