Coming Alive in Christ: Training for PC(USA) Elders and Deacons Based on the Constitutional Questions: "This resource has been created for the purpose of providing teaching elders/ministers of Word and Sacrament and other congregational leaders with content to adequately train ruling elders and deacons in their ministries with God’s people." Leader Guides are available for both a monthly training series or for retreat use. Access to this free material is through Equip PC(USA) Training; the link above takes you there.
Preparation for Ordered Ministry by Theocademy: "What does one need to know to be an effective leader in the Presbyterian church? These videos will explore and answer these and other questions about ordained leadership in the Presbyterian tradition." This series includes 13 sessions each with short video and guide great for use in a session meeting, retreat setting, or individual training/learning.
Presbyterian 101: A 43 minute video with Chris Halverson, Associate Stated Clerk of Milwaukee Presbytery going over the structure of the PCUSA and an overview of sessions, presbyteries, synods and the General Assembly and how we're all connected. A copy of Chris' slide presentation is also available- click here.
The Session Ref: Members of a mock session meeting learn skills for a productive session meeting in this humorous 7min video.
The Church Experimentation Starter Kit by Faith + Lead: "Many churches know they need to change, yet don't know how or are unwilling to risk it. The work of faithful innovation means cultivating an environment where experimentation and adaptation become a key response to shifting cultural and social norms." A free, downloadable pdf.