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Training & Equipping

Third Thursday Trainings

Join NCP’s Connectional Presbyter/Stated Clerk, Rev. Cindy Kohlmann the third Thursday of the month UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED via Zoom for a monthly education/training opportunity for elders and deacons.  The topics will change from month-to-month and will be recorded.  Zoom access is located on the Presbytery calendar by clicking on the event name.

Prevention of Misconduct Training

In accordance with New Castle Presbytery’s Prevention of Sexual Misconduct Policy, every three years all minister members and CREs of the Presbytery shall also attend refresher training on the subject of prevention of clergy sexual misconduct.  Such training will be offered at several locations across the Presbytery, or may be taken through another source satisfactory to the Committee on Ministers & Congregations.  Training opportunities include:

Anti Racism Training

As part of our commitment to dismantle structural racism, various anti-racism trainings are offered throughout the year. See below for current opportunities!

Compliance Training  

NCP minister members, CREs and members of the Commission on Ministers & Congregations (COMC) and Commission on Preparation for Missional Ministry (CPMM) are mandated to complete Anti-Racism Training every three years.  The requirement is identified within the Dismantling Racism Policy of the NCP Manual. 

  • 2024 Training to be announced early in the year.


Investing in Ruling Elders and Deacons

View resources specifically geared toward ecclesial growth for those currently serving, and those preparing to serve, PC(USA) congregations as ruling elders and deacons. Resources include live and recorded training, podcasts and materials. 


Access the Leader Formation webpage for additional details and sign-up now to receive news of Leader Formation events and resources. 

PC(USA) Leader Formation

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