Presbytery of the Cascades Stated Meeting
November 6 and 7
2021 Per Capita &
2021 Minister Compensation Guidelines
(Please share with your Personnel Committee)
As approved at the summer Presbytery Meeting on July 17 – 18, 2020, the presbytery MINIMUM TERMS OF CALL for Ministers, Commissioned Ruling Elders, and Certified Christian Educators for 2021 shall be:
$49,882 in Compensation (Includes Salary, Housing Allowance/Manse Value, 403B Contributions, SECA allowance, etc.)
$1,500 in Continuing Education
$3,500 in Professional Expenses (including Travel Allowance)
4 Weeks of Vacation
2 Weeks of Continuing Education
Additionally, the recommended Cost of Living Adjustment for all Ministers, Commissioned Ruling Elders and Certified Christian Educators called to serve congregations be 0.75% in 2021.
The motion was adopted at the July 2020 stated meeting.
This fall’s Bisbee Fund Community Ministry grant awards will be focused on Mental Health issues i.e. suicide prevention, depression, paranoia, PTSD etc. If your church has an ongoing program or is contemplating a new one that addresses these needs be sure to apply.
Applications may be found here. Deadline is Nov 30! Awards will be announced in mid-December.