Polity

The Holy Scripture

We love the Bible. We are unashamedly committed to the Bible and believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the holy, inerrant, infallible, and entirely sufficient Word of God.

The Bible is our only rule for faith and practice.

The Westminster Standards

We are Confessional. We affirm the great truths of the Protestant Reformation. Our officers affirm the theology of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms as the best understanding of Holy Scripture.

You can explore the Westminster Standards here.

The Book of Church Order

The Book of Church Order (BCO) is part of the constitution of the Presbyterian Church in America, which is subject to and subordinate to the inerrant Word Of God. The BCO is comprised of the Form of Government, the Rules of Discipline, and the Directory for Worship as adopted by the Church.

You can explore the Book of Church Order here.

Calvary Presbytery Manual

The Book of Church Order of the Presbyterian Church in America and the standing rules
provided in this Manual shall be the rules of order governing Calvary Presbytery. In matters not otherwise covered by the foregoing, the latest edition of Robert’s Rules of Order shall prevail. In the event of any conflict, the Book of Church Order shall prevail over the provisions of this Manual, and the provisions of this Manual shall prevail over the provisions of Robert’s Rules of Order.

You can download the Calvary Presbytery Manual here

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The Nashville Statement

We believe that God’s design for his creation and his way of salvation serve to bring him the greatest glory and bring us the greatest good. God’s good plan provides us with the greatest freedom. Jesus said he came that we might have life and have it in overflowing measure. He is for us and not against us. Therefore, in the hope of serving Christ’s church and witnessing publicly to the good purposes of God for human sexuality revealed in Christian Scripture…

we offer the following affirmations and denials