Commission on Ministry

The COM shall be open at all times to communication regarding the life and ministry of the congregations of the Presbytery. It will develop and maintain mechanisms and processes to serve as pastor and counselor to Ministers of Word and Sacraments, Commissioned Lay Pastors, and Certified Christian Educators of the Presbytery. Provides guidance and resources to congregations during times of pastoral transitions, congregational discord, and addresses concerns and issues referred by the Regional Commissions. COM meets on the 1st Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at the Presbytery Center.

Membership: The COM is composed of twenty-seven (27) Teaching and Ruling Elders in approximately equal numbers.

The Co-Moderators serving COM are Rev. Samantha Hudson and Elder Michael Smith

Contact COM: 

Rev. Samantha Hudson: [email protected],  Elder Michael Smith: [email protected]


915 East Gowen Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150

215.242.1400 | Fax: 215.242.1444 | [email protected]

The Presbytery of Philadelphia is a member of the Synod of the Trinity and the Presbyterian Church (USA)

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