Documents of the Presbytery

Documents are here to help elders, clerk, pastors, treasurers and other members of the Presbytery. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please contact the Office Manager, Sharon Carper.

Clerk of Session
  • Manual for Clerks of Session -2018 – PDF
  • All Clerk Information & Files
    • All Clerk of Sessions files are hosted in the Presbytery Records on Google Drive. If you are a clerk of session, contact the tech manager at to gain access to that or contact your church’s teaching elder or administrative assistant for more information.
  • Congregational Minutes Review Checklist
    • 2020 Congregational Minutes Review Checklist – Word or PDF
    • 2019 Congregational Minutes Review Checklist – Word or PDF
  • Clerks of Session Training Request Form
    • Request time with the Stated Clerk of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan to be trained on how to be a clerk for your church’s session by filling out this form.
  • I can’t find a document, where are they?
    • If you need access to more documents, as a Clerk of Session, you should have access to the Presbytery Records to be able to find them. If you’re still having issues finding them, contact the Presbytery Office.
Nominations & Representation
    Annual Reporting
    Scholarship and Grant Information
    Pastoral Transitions


    Church Emergency Preparedness

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    Next Stated Meeting

    The next Stated Meeting will be Saturday, March 12, 2022. The host church for this meeting will be First Presbyterian Church of Holland.
    A decision about whether the meeting will be held in-person or on-line will be made closer to the meeting date. Watch the presbytery's website and eDIGEST for updated information.

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