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Presbytery of the Cascades Stated Meeting

November 6 and 7


 Background Papers


Greeting and Opening Worship

Friday Portion of the Meeting

Saturday Portion of the Meeting

Stimulus Challenge Grant Part 3

Stimulus Challenge Grant Part 4

Two Highlights

  1. The 2021 Presbytery budgets were adopted.  See the budget information here.
  2. For more information on particular decisions made by the presbytery, Minutes of the meeting are here.

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 Presbytery voted to set total per capita for the Presbytery at $36.50 for 2021.
The motion was adopted at the July 2020 stated meeting.

Current Documents

Terms of Call, Partnership Pledge,

Remittance Form, Covenant Forms

See What’s Coming Up


Embodied Practices for Health


Our Featured Narratives

Re-Opening Info, Technology Grants

 Vital Congregations


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.

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