Permanent Judicial Commission

The Permanent Judicial Commission serves as the “law court” for presbytery. Meets as required.

Mission

Membership: 7

In accordance with the Rules of Discipline (D-5.0100) there shall be a Permanent Judicial Commission consisting of seven (7) members (four ministers and three elders or four elders and three ministers). The term of office shall be six (6) years in three classes as nearly equal in size as possible. The duties, structure, and meetings of the Permanent Judicial Commission shall be as described in Chapter 5 of the Rules of Discipline. No person who has served a full term of six years shall be eligible for re-election until she or he has been out of office for at least four years.

Investigating Committee

When necessary, presbytery shall elect an Investigating Committee according to the provisions of the Rules of Discipline (D-10.0201). The names shall be placed in nomination by the Stated Clerk after consultation with appropriate officers of the Presbytery. The Stated Clerk shall be responsible for convening and training the Investigating Committee. The Investigating Committee shall function as described in Chapters 10 through 14 of the Rules of Discipline. The work of the Investigating Committee shall begin upon their election by the Presbytery.

Committee of Counsel

When necessary, presbytery shall elect a Committee of Counsel according to the provisions of the Rules of Discipline (D-6.0302). The names shall be placed in nomination by the Stated Clerk after consultation with appropriate officers of the Presbytery. The Stated Clerk shall be responsible for convening and training the Committee of Counsel. The Investigating Committee shall function as described in Chapters 6 through 8 of the Rules of Discipline. The work of the Committee of Counsel shall begin upon their election by the Presbytery.

Members

2018

Rev. Roula Alkhouri
(Batavia)

Rev. Bruce Boak
(Pittsford)

Rev. Melissa DeRosia
(Gates)

2020

Allan Reeve
(Pittsford)

Joan Wolfard
(Downtown)

2022

Cathy Foerster, CRE
(Lima)

Ella VanLoon
(Laurelton)