Newly updated for the revised Directory for Worship.
This accessible resource on the Presbyterian ruling elder is especially designed for those considering becoming ruling elders and those who have been elected to this ordered ministry. It explains the meaning of the term "ruling elder" and the qualifications and duties of this ministry. The book also explores the role of the ruling elder on session and in the presbytery, and their relationship to ministers and to the whole church. Fully updated based on the revised Directory for Worship, this book is invaluable for new ruling elders preparing for their role.