Vacancy Procedure

Convener – Mrs Jacqueline Thomson DCS


1.         Receive notices of demission.

2.         Advise Presbytery of the implications of a demission in terms of the approved Presbytery Plan

3.         Appoint an Interim Moderator and Advisory Committee for each vacant charge.

4.         Make arrangements for ordinations and inductions.   (Clerk)

5.         Monitor the progress of vacancies on a regular basis and ensure that support is available to the congregation.

6.         Arrange inspections of vacant manses in conjunction with the Presbytery Fabric Coordinator.