PRESBYTERY OF HAMILTON
Updated 8 days ago
Rex House 103 Bothwell Road Hamilton ML3 0DW
The Presbytery of Hamilton is part of the Church of Scotland which can trace its origins to the beginnings of Scottish Christianity in 395AD when St Ninian first established a Church. A Presbytery is the characteristic and fundamental court of the Church of Scotland since it not only directly supervises ministers and Kirk Sessions, but also elects those who form the General Assembly. The General Assembly is the highest court of the Church of Scotland and it determines operational matters for all congregations within presbyteries... The Presbytery consists of the ministers and representative elders, from each of the congregations in its area, who have responsibility for church activity within their own boundaries. There are also elders, called additional elders, chosen by Presbytery to make sure that retired and specialist ministers entitled to membership of the Court do not cause ministers to outnumber the elders in its members. Representative elders are elected annually by their own..
Registration numbers: SC011353 (W), SC048680 (W)