I. The Offices of the Church

C. The Commissioned Pastors

Article
23-d

Commissioned pastors may be called to serve as solo pastors in organized congregations if the classis, with the concurring advice of synodical deputies, ascertains that such congregations are from a ministry context where the standards for pastoral preparation required by Articles 6, 7, or 8 are not presently practical.

— Cf. Supplement, Article 23-d