Presbytery of Lake Michigan Application to serve as a Commissioner to the 223th General Assembly The 223rd General Assembly (2018) will be held in St. Louis, Missouri – June 16 – 23. The Presbytery of Lake Michigan will elect three clergy commissioners and three elder commissioners at its stated meeting on December 5. The Nominating Committee solicits applications from clergy and elders in the presbytery interested in serving as a General Assembly commissioner. If you wish to serve as a GA commissioner, please complete the following application and return it with any additional information, to arrive at the presbytery office by mail, fax, or email no later than
Monday, October 16, 2017.
When reviewing applications to serve as a GA commissioner, the Nominating Committee will consider the following criteria: (1) past record of service to the presbytery and its congregations, (2) commitments for continued service to the presbytery and its congregations following attendance at GA, (3) diversity and geographic distribution concerns within the presbytery. Preference will be given to applicants from different congregations in successive General Assemblies.
The election of General Assembly commissioners will be at the stated meeting of presbytery on December 5. Their commissioning is scheduled to held at the same meeting.