Blackhawk Presbytery
Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Blackhawk Presbytery
1922 N. IL Rte. 2
P.O. Box 199
Oregon, IL 61061



Presbytery Council


  • Facilitate coordination and information sharing among boards and committees.
  • Holds accountable Mission, Personnel, Business Affairs and any other committee or ad hoc group reporting to Council
  • Receive and recommend the budget prepared by the Business Affairs Committee and present to the Presbytery Assembly for final approval
  • Participate in deliberations on legal and real estate matters and work with the Corporate Trustees
  • Continually develop, evaluate, and recommend to the Presbytery Assembly the ongoing vision, priorities, and actions for Blackhawk Presbytery
  • Address issues that arise that do not fall within the responsibility of a particular board or committee.
  • Receive and recommend the nomination of persons for the officer positions of Stated Clerk and Treasurer.
  • Nominate the moderator and members of the Nominating Committee and the Committee on Representation.
  • Recommend to Presbytery Assembly the creation of Administration Commissions other than for installation and ordination which are handled by the Commission on Ministry
Composition:  The Presbytery Council shall consist of 14 voting members: the moderators of Commission on Ministry, Mission Committee, Business Affairs Committee, Stronghold Committee, Personnel Committee; six at-large members; and the Moderator, Vice-Moderator, and Immediate Past Moderator of the Presbytery Assembly.  The General Presbyter, Stated Clerk, and Treasurer shall serve ex-officio on the Presbytery Council.
Moderator:  Rev. Mike Selburg
          First Presbyterian Church, Morrison