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Titles by: Elaine W. Barnett

Author: Elaine W. Barnett

Elaine W. Barnett is a Certified Christian Educator and ordained elder. She has served in several congregations as an educator and she is a former associate executive presbyter for Tampa Bay Presbytery.

The Big Book of Presbyterian Stewardship
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The Big Book of Presbyterian Stewardship

The Big Book of Presbyterian Stewardship deals in a practical, clear, easy-to-understand manner with the full extent of financial issues that face a church. With a comprehensive scope, this book offers a fresh perspective and fun ideas for people wh...

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Introduction to Stewardship
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Introduction to Stewardship

How do we talk about stewardship in times of employment insecurity, financial instability, and economic turmoil? Should we just hang our heads, talk about other things, and hope that this too shall pass? Or do we have a unique responsibility to brin...

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Mission-Driven Budgeting
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Mission-Driven Budgeting

It is the responsibility of session members to create and adopt a budget for the mission and ministry of the congregation. While the Book of Order clearly describes the budget-building responsibilities of the session, how that responsibility is carr...

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Our Creeds and Confessions
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Our Creeds and Confessions

When Presbyterian ministers, elders, and deacons accept a call to church leadership, they promise to "receive and adopt the essential tenets of the Reformed faith as expressed in the confessions of our church." And each week we stand with our fellow...

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Our Reformed Traditions
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Our Reformed Traditions

The goal of this session is to acquaint church leaders with specific information about the theological and organizational model of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). A heavy emphasis on the historical roots and basic practices of the congregation is ...

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The Sacrament of Baptism
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The Sacrament of Baptism

The goal of this study on Presbyterian doctrine and beliefs is to develop an understanding of the scriptural and Reformed theological understandings of baptism.Baptism is the foundation for our participation in every aspect of the church's ministry:...

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The Sacrament of Communion
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The Sacrament of Communion

The practice of communion should have the quality of a joyful feast. It is not intended to be a somber memorial but a true celebration of all that God has done, a glad gathering in the presence of the risen Christ, and a foretaste of the heavenly ba...

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Serving as Deacon
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Serving as Deacon

Newly updated based on changes to the Book of Order, this session is designed to acquaint people who are investigating the ministry of deacon with the specific duties and responsibilities of the position as defined by the Book of Order and identifie...

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Serving as Ruling Elder
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Serving as Ruling Elder

With Revisions from the New Form of Government

This three-session study, "Serving as Ruling Elder," updates a previous study, "Serving as Elder." It is revised based on changes in the new Form of Government. If you have previously purchased "Serving as Elder," the study will be updated automatic...

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Serving as Trustee
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Serving as Trustee

This study is an update to a previously-available, one-session study, "Serving as Trustee" by Earl S. Johnson, Jr. This study is designed to help people understand the historical role of trustees and also discusses ways in which the role of trustees...

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